The Republican non-romance with Mitt Romney reminds me of Henry VIII's uncharacteristically reluctant marriage to Anne of Cleves — the king's fourth wife. She was a minor German princess who, to the king's advisers, looked like the ideal political match. A dubious Henry resisted — and insisted that the great portrait artist Hans Holbein be sent to paint her picture. The work flattered Anne by framing (and overwhelming) her with a bejeweled gold headdress and gown.
Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann Romney, gave a much-anticipated address to the Republican National Convention on Monday night. There, she spoke of her marriage to Mitt Romney, their family and battles with her multiple sclerosis and breast ... Read Post
Mitt Romney, with his wife Ann and son Tagg, celebrates Tuesday in Novi, Mich. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. It's a good bet Mitt Romney slept a whole lot easier Tuesday night. "We didn't win by a lot but... Read Post