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Were you sitting around, wistfully remembering the good ol' days of the 2012 election, when Mitt Romney was private jetting around the country insulting every single demographic he could find, from women to immigrants to the owners of mom-and-pop bakeries?
Well, then, you're in luck because Romney has decided he's finally ready to emerge from self-imposed seclusion at his fancy-schmancy we-need-this-car-elevator-for-all-Ann's-Cadillacs beach house in La Jolla, California (that's the state that sucks almost as hard as Europe). Via National Review Online:
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will appear at the Conservative Political Action Conference next month, according to two sources familiar with the event’s itinerary. [...]
“This is really an opportunity for Governor Romney to thank all his supporters and friends,” says a senior Romney aide.
All his supporters and friends? All both of 'em? Last we heard of the Mittster, he was trying to console his wife—who can't believe "you people" didn't vote for her husband—and Paul P90X Ryan, who was also shellshocked that all those polls turned out to be skewed just fine, thanks, and of course holding out hope that Karl Rove's refusal on election night to acknowledge Romney had lost meant maybe, just maybe, he hadn't lost. (In case you missed it, Romney did in fact lose.)
For a while, he was letting it be known through "advisers" and "friends" that he still firmly believes 47 percent of America sucks, and he would have won if it weren't for those meddling voters. Oh, and he was doling out electoral advice to Democrats because who better to opine on how to win an election than the guy who just lost an election.
Apparently, though, he's finally had enough time to recover from his defeat and is "eager to contribute to the national debate." Considering just how good for Democrats his contributions to the national debate have been, I'd like to be the first to welcome him back.
Originally posted to Kaili Joy Gray on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 11:20 AM PST.