Peter Beinart, The Atlantic: After Mitt Romney's defeat in 2012, the Republican National Committee published an autopsy. "When it comes to social issues," the autopsy declared, "the Party must in fact and deed be inclusive and welcoming. Show More Summary
Phil Rosen, a top fundraising bundler for Mitt Romney in 2012 and a close friend of GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, is backing Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for president, a big boost to the Florida Republican senator as he looks to expand his political network. “For several months I’ve been talking with most of the 2016 Republican […]
While the press looks to twist even the most innocuous statements made by Republicans and conservatives into something scandalous or outrageous (e.g., Mitt Romney's "binders full of women"), they routinely ignore intemperate remarks by leftist politicians and activists. Show More Summary
Oh dear lord, it's hot. ktsdesign/Shutterstock If you live in an air conditioned domicile... MOVE ON, RICHIE RICH! WE HATE YOUR GUTS! Now that the Mitt Romneys have left, let's get to the business of cooling off your insufferably hot house. Show More Summary
“Mitt Romney is asserting himself as a leader of the Republican Party at a time when the GOP lacks a true standard-bearer,” The Hill reports. “As the huge field of Republican contenders begins the long slog to the party’s 2016 [...]
Racist-loving conservatives have been posting these all over this week, and of course they're not official. As the above picture of an unofficial Mitt Romney button shows, anybody can make a campaign button! Not that it counts, of course: A...Show More Summary
Hillary vs. The Donald Kentucky is about as far from swing-state status as you can get. It was Barack Obama's seventh-worst state in 2012: He lost to Mitt Romney by a punishing 23 points. No one in their right mind expects Democrats to carry it next year. However... Show More Summary
While Mitt Romney's Twitter post on the Confederate battle flag is credited with kick-starting the debate among Republicans and putting the issue at the forefront of the 2016 presidential campaign, the retweets he received were mode...
Scott Walker and Mitt Romney have condemned its display in state capitals. The same can't be said for Mike Huckabee
These prominent GOP names won't go so far as to critcize the flag. In the wake of the Charleston shootings, the Confederate flag has become a political issue once again. Prominent Republicans like Mitt Romney have taken stands against the flag, while South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has called for its removal. Show More Summary
Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says take it down. Present GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush says take it down. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will say a qualified take it down. The "it" is the Confederate Flag. They now want the flag removed from the South Carolina State House. Show More Summary
From the June 22 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: JUAN WILLIAMS: You know, I just wanted to say we are having a difficult conversation here this evening. But I just wanted to end on this note. You saw Mitt Romney say we should take that flag down. O'REILLY: The Confederate flag. WILLIAMS: The Confederate flag, symbol of hate. Show More Summary
Seems like only yesterday, Republicans were afraid to follow in the footsteps of Mitt Romney and tell South Carolina to take down its Confederate flag. Who’s to say the flag is hate, not heritage? (Everyone.) And now isn’t the right time for that discussion anyway. Show More Summary
Tim Cook, Jack Dorsey and Mitt Romney are among the business leaders putting pressure on the state.
I'm a bit amused by the big-time attaboys Mitt Romney's getting for supporting a relegation of the Confederate Battle Flag to the museums--and by all the equivocating by the 2016...
The former nominee is using whatever sway he has to prevent the party from defending, say, awful racist flags
The racist murder of nine people in a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, sure has given Republican politicians a lot of subjects to dodge. You've got racism, guns, and maybe most of all the Confederate flag. Guns are obviously a no-go zone for Republicans, no matter how many Americans die in mass shootings. Show More Summary
Mitt Romney tweeted the message: “Take down the Confederate Flag at the SC Capitol. To many, it is a symbol of racial hatred. Remove it now to honor Charleston victims.” Actually it should come down not merely to honor victims. It should come down out of respect to all Americans. On Monday Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), […]
While South Carolina mourns the deaths of nine churchgoers who were killed during a Wednesday shooting spree, a political storm is brewing in the state. Over the weekend, protesters gathered in front of the South Carolina Statehouse to call for … More » The post Mitt Romney Demands South Carolina Remove Confederate Flag appeared first on EveryJoe.
During the second debate of the 2012 Presidential campaign, Mitt Romney repeated the frequently levelled Republican charge that it had taken Barack Obama many days to refer to the attack upon the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi as terrorism. Show More Summary