Every Candidate Endorsed by God Has Now Lost to Mitt Romney

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The God Squad: Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Rick Santorum, and Michele Bachmann. Photo: PErry: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images, Cain:Steve Pope/Getty; Santorum: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images; Bachmann: Darren McCollester/Getty Images; sky: iStockphoto

The end — sorry, um, suspension — of Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign is a major milestone in the primary race, clearing the way, as it does, for Mitt Romney to cruise here on out to the nomination essentially unchallenged. But Santorum’s withdrawal is also a major milestone for God, the beloved all-powerful deity whose personal endorsement somehow failed to secure the nomination for any of the numerous Republicans — Santorum, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry — whom he reportedly encouraged to run for president. It is unclear at this point whether God will even bother to offer anyone his apparently useless endorsement in the general election.

Every Candidate Endorsed by God Lost to Romney