It really is hard to tell exactly who Mitt Romney was trying to court with his WaPo opinion piece earlier this month. Even if it was the establishment RINO/never-Trump population in the GOP he has got to be smart enough to be aware of and realize the actual republican/conservative voters in this nation are beyond sick and tired of them and their own “progressive” yellow stripe. He definitely went full politician with his anti-Trump op-ed stunt. And as Prager points out, made himself look very weak and petty. For me there is a serious lack of trust issue that we must ponder if he will side with the socialist-democrat ilk in the Senate than with, as Prager points out again, the well-being interests of this republic.
Dennis PRAGER: Mitt Romney Fails Again
The first public thing Mitt Romney did in the year 2019 — on Jan. 1 — was publish an attack on President Trump in the Washington Post, which, as we know, has not lacked for attacks on Trump.
First the foolish part. What did Romney seek to achieve by publishing an attack on his own party’s president? Did he think he would persuade one supporter of the president to stop supporting him? If he did, he failed, not because none of us can be persuaded to change our minds but because the piece was so intellectually and morally shallow.
So, why did he write it? And why did he publish it in the Washington Post, a Trump-hating newspaper? …
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than addressing whether the United States has borders secure enough to prevent millions of people from coming into America illegally?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than the left’s suppression of free speech at virtually every American university and the left’s suppression of free speech on the internet?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than the left’s ongoing attempt to abolish male and female identities among children?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than attacking the left’s goal of weakening the American military?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than attacking the gargantuan size of the federal government, which undermines the unique American ideal of limited government?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than attacking the left for essentially destroying the Boy Scouts, from which his own LDS church has now withdrawn support?
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than the dramatic decline of religion in American life? He is, after all, a religious man.
Does he believe attacking Trump is more important than preventing the left from dominating the country’s federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court?
If he does, he may be more than a fool. And that something more may involve character defects…
Given his attack on the president, rather than on the nation- and civilization-destroying policies of the left and the Democratic Party, character issues may explain his Washington Post column…
One character issue is lack of courage. In today’s environment, it takes no courage to attack Donald Trump, especially in the Washington Post. Sen. Romney is now the darling of the elites of this country. He will be showered with praise by the elite newspapers and all the news networks (except Fox). He will be invited to give talks at universities throughout the country. He will be feted in Europe. And no one will scream obscenities at him when he dines in Washington, D.C., restaurants.
Another character issue is pettiness. It now seems very hard to deny that Romney resents Trump for doing what he failed to do: win the presidency.
A third character problem is a lack of conviction. Does anyone reading this column know what Mitt Romney stands for aside from winning elections? Can one reader name one strong conviction Mitt Romney holds? I can’t. He appears to be essentially conviction- and ideology-free. The New Republic wrote in 2012, the year Romney ran for president, “In his various incarnations as a candidate, he has campaigned as a progressive, a conservative, a technocrat, and a populist, suggesting his deepest attachment is to winning.” …
Read the whole thing.
I mean, really, all you need to do is see who recently crawled out from under their dusty rock to praise and encourage Romney to know exactly where this is going…
WaTimes: Harry Reid presses Mitt Romney to run in 2020, act as foil to Trump
Breitbart: Harry Reid Endorses Mitt Romney for 2020 Republican Nominee for President
And Mitt, like McCain before him, will fall for the democrat and media praise and fawning, only to discover they decided he was the weaker GOP link their democrat candidate (and themselves) could spend a year sliming, burning and demonizing when the general election came around. Romney has apparently inherited this from the late John McCain.
Tucker Carlson: Mitt Romney supports the status quo. But for everyone else, it’s infuriating