It's official guys. Mitt Romney's the nominee. Here's the massive story AP has probably had in the can for months.

shortformblog:

The Associated Press delegate count shows that Romney surpassed the 1,144 delegates needed to win the nomination during Tuesday’s primary. Early returns show Romney posting a big win in Texas.

It’s a triumph of endurance for a candidate who came up short four years ago and had to fight hard this year as voters flirted with a carousel of GOP rivals.

In other news, water is still wet. We spent like a year freaking out over this, and it’s the result everyone expected. Remember that.

Source: shortformblog