Look for more this afternoon:

• Romney gives up on South Carolina.

“This is a state I expect Sen. McCain has pretty well wrapped up,” said Romney.

By that, he meant that this is a state that McCain, Huckabee, and Thompson have pretty well wrapped up. And a hard-fought fourth place just looks sad.

• The New York Times has a rundown on the latest attempts to smear McCain.

• Fred Thompson has a sixty second spot airing during the news tonight.