MISS MITT YET?
Following the recent release of “Mitt” the movie on Netflix, there has been some Mitt Romney nostalgia among voters. Pundits and critics claimed audiences finally got to see the “human” Mitt. But had the oft mocking mainstream media coverage been broader and more fair to the Republican hopeful during the 2012 presidential election, perhaps a more authentic portrait would have emerged.
But no matter. Others puzzle over Mr. Romney’s loss that year.
“He had that first debate and it was looking great. After that, either through advice or, maybe you get a little nervous, or maybe you do a little choking — something happened that was not good,” Donald Trump recently told a political audience at a New Hampshire college. “That was a race that should have been won.”
Mr. Romney — who has still managed to accrue 11 million followers on his Facebook page — has repeatedly advised the press that he won’t run again. Not so much Mr. Trump, though. What about that inevitable Trump run for the White House?
“I would certainly look at it. You know why? I’m unhappy with the way things are going in America,” the billionaire explained to Reuters.