Looking back at August of last year, all I can say is "What a difference six months makes", huh?
And while Romney bowing out means that McCain pretty much has it sewn up and will not have to worry about other Republican candidates beating the crap out of him, it does mean that there will be a clear focus on him for the next nine months by everyone else.
And will you lookee here! He's giving us material already. Choice quote from the linked article: "In fact, in the 110th Congress, out of 450 votes, McCain missed 56.7% of them. The only one who missed more was a senator who had a brain hemmorhage."