The proportional delegate formula mostly ends now. There will be no delegates gained for running second or third in primaries.
Should Etch continue to win traditional blue states, he will get to his 1144.
I would hope both of our Conservative hopefuls would now form a powerful partnership, as that could be the way to stop Etch.
Weeks ago Newt offered just such a plan. Rick said no. Maybe he'll come around. Rick isn't going to win on his own. He may eventually realize it.