Lloyd Billingsley, Born Loser From the Start.
In “Romney’s Discreditable, Dishonest Vote,” Conrad Black calls Mitt Romney “a political outcast—a briefly useful idiot for the defeated Democrats and a traitor to the party he once led in a presidential election.” That is all true, but there’s much more to the man, something of a born loser from the start.
His father George Romney headed up American Motors went on to become governor of Michigan. Romney senior thought that qualified him to be president of the United States, but his 1968 bid went nowhere and he settled for HUD boss.
According to Romney fils, daddy left him no money but it turned out that he “inherited some funds.” As a college student, he had cash to burn and stocks that eliminated the need for work. As Mitt imagines, being wealthy, having famous relatives and looking down your nose at working people qualifies him as a conservative.
After raking in big bucks at Bain Capital, Mitt served as governor of Massachusetts from 2003 to 2007. Like daddy, he thought he had the chops to become president, but from the start he was clueless.
In a January 2012 Republican debate, Tampa Bay Times political editor Adam Smith, asked, “Governor Romney, there is one thing I’m confused about. You say you don’t want to go and round up people and deport them, but you also say that they would have to go back to their home countries and then apply for citizenship. So, if you don’t deport them, how do you send them home?”
“The answer is self-deportation,” Romney responded, “which is people decide they can do better by going home because they can’t find work here because they don’t have legal documentation to allow them to work here. And so we’re not going to round people up.”
That may have been the stupidest statement from a presidential candidate since Gerald Ford, in his second debate with Jimmy Carter, proclaimed, “There is no Soviet domination of Eastern Europe and there never will be under a Ford administration.” Then, when Romney got the nomination, he failed to deploy the most devastating research on his opponent.
In 2012 Grove City College political science professor Paul Kengor released The Communist: Frank Marshall Davis: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mentor. The man portrayed as the happy-drunk poet “Frank” in Dreams from My Father was in fact a Stalinist and Communist Party member who spent his life trashing the United States and defending all-white Soviet dictatorships. Kengor unearthed Davis’ 600-page FBI file, which designated him a security risk, and found “remarkable similarities” between the writings of Davis and the policies of the president, who was soft on Islamic terrorism.
In 2009, when self-proclaimed “Soldier of Allah” Major Nidal Hasan gunned down 13 unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, the composite character president called it “workplace violence.” The dashing Mitt Romney made nothing of it and went on to lose to the incumbent whose official biographer David Garrow calls Dreams from My Father a novel and the author a “composite character.”
Romney duly lost to the composite character president, who worked three shifts to rig the 2016 election for Hillary Clinton. In 2016 Romney charged that Republican frontrunner Donald Trump was “a phony, a fraud.” American voters didn’t think so, and put Trump in the White House. The Democrat-Deep State-media axis immediately deployed for impeachment and removal.
“I was sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the president.”
That was Senator Mitt Romney, after the Mueller report found no collusion with Russia on the part of the president. The Utah Republican wasn’t done. “Reading the report,” he explained, “is a sobering revelation of how far we have strayed from the aspirations and principles of the founders.”
After the Mueller report, the Democrat impeachers shifted to Ukraine and staged Stalinist show-trials headed by Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler. Nancy Pelosi sent two bogus articles to the Senate and before the February 5 vote, Sen. Mitt Romney went on the record.
“I believe that the act he took, an effort to corrupt an election, is as destructive an attack on the oath of office and our Constitution as I can imagine,” Romney said. “It is a high crime and misdemeanor within the meaning of the Constitution, and that is not a decision I take lightly. It is the last decision I want to take.” Sure it was, Mitt, and the 2012 loser wasn’t done. “Yeah, again, I can’t let personal considerations, if you will, overwhelm my conscience and overwhelm my oath to God.”
Like the prayerful Nancy Pelosi, Mitt Romney enrolls the deity on the side of impeachment and removal of a duly elected president of the United States. That’s about as bad as it gets, and this gutless, sanctimonious buffoon should remove himself from the Senate. As Oliver Cromwell put it, “In the name of God, go!”