Ryan Won’t Run If Romney Does

I wouldn’t if he were. I would support Mitt. If he were to run, I would not.

— Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), telling HuffPost Live he definitely won’t mount a presidential campaign if his former running mate Mitt Romney decides to give it another try.

He’s Mulling Again

He’s someone of whom we hoped we were rid.
Who’d do it again if you’d done as badly as he did?
But the more he says no,
It sounds more like “go,”
And Mitt Romney’s mulling another presidential bid.

The World Does Not Share the Belief That the Rich Always Deserve Their Wealth

The rich in America agree on one thing: They deserve their wealth. Recent research cited by Carol Graham of the Brookings Institute shows that unlike both the rich and poor in Latin America, in the United States the Mitt Romneys of the world believe they built that, all alone. Even before a video exposed Mitt’s […]

Romney Says he Won’t Run Again

My time has come and gone.

— Mitt Romney, in an interview on Fox News, insisting he’s not running for president again.

Romney’s Not Running … Maybe

I had the chance of running. I didn’t win. Someone else has a better chance than I do. And that’s what we believe, and that’s why I’m not running. And you know, circumstances can change, but I’m just not going to let my head go there.

— Mitt Romney, in an interview with Hugh Hewitt.

Romney Says Obama Worse Than He Expected

I was not a big fan of the president’s policies, as you know, either domestically or internationally, but the results of his mistakes and errors, in my opinion, have been more severe than even I would have predicted.

— Mitt Romney, saying that President Obama was doing “a good deal worse than even I expected,” Fox News reports.

Romney Supports Raising the Minimum Wage

I think we ought to raise it, because frankly, our party is all about more jobs and better pay, and I think communicating that is important to us.

— Mitt Romney, quoted by the Washington Post, urging Republicans to increase the minimum wage.

From the Right, They All Look Alike

Remember during the last presidential campaign when Mitt Romney was reaching out for the Hispanic vote and the Republican National Committee jumped in to help out with a Latino-oriented website that featured a stock photo of Asians instead of Latinos? Well, it’s happened again. To Fox News. Figuring one sad Asian is as good as […]

Word of the Day

Rom-denfreude (noun) — The pleasure Mitt Romney loyalists are taking in the struggles of Chris Christie. The condition is prevalent, stemming from a range of perceived Christie slights towards Romney during the 2012 campaign, which several Romney loyalists ticked off quickly — and with still-evident bitterness.

— Ken Vogel, on Politico.

Romney Still Living a Rich Fantasy Life

I don’t know. I wish I could go back and turn back the clock and take another try.

— Mitt Romney, in an interview on Fox News, when asked if he felt he would have won the 2012 presidential election if President Obama had not lied about Americans being able to keep their health insurance.