(Chuck Muth) – Failed former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who gave us four additional years of Barack Obama thanks to his disaster of a campaign in 2012, crawled out of his hole on Thursday, saw his shadow and predicted the end of the universe if Donald Trump becomes the Republican Party presidential nominee in 2016.
In doing so, including some schoolyard taunts of his own (“He’s the only person in the entire country to whom we have added an article before his name, and it was not because he had attributes we admired”), Romney ripped Trump’s business experience, saying…
“Now I know you say, ‘Isn’t he a huge business success, and doesn’t he know what he’s talking about?’ No he isn’t, and no he doesn’t.”
But in 2012, then-Republican Party presidential candidate Mitt Romney solicited and enthusiastically accepted Donald Trump’s endorsement and was singing a decidedly different tune about Trump’s business accomplishments.
Let’s take a quick trip back in the Wayback Machine, shall we…
In his self-serving speech on Thursday, Romney also said…
“His bankruptcies have crushed small businesses and their workers. He inherited his business; he didn’t create it.”
That’s really rich coming from a man who, himself, was born with a silver spoon in his mouth…
A man who made a fortune as a “vulture” capitalist – with a history of swooping in on troubled small businesses, buying them on the cheap, selling off assets, laying off workers, destroying lives, and leaving the remains on the side of the road.
Forgot about all that? OK, let’s take another quick trip in the Wayback Machine…
Indeed, it took real chutzpah, as well as a fading memory to say what Mitt Romney said about Donald Trump today.
But what it didn’t take was courage.
And what it didn’t show was leadership.
Indeed, if Flip-Flop Mitt had any stones and really wanted to “Stop Trump,” he would endorsed either Marco Rubio or Ted Cruz and urged the other to get out.
Mitt Romney has been rejected as a presidential candidate, not once, but twice.
Today’s speech was clearly a desperate “Hail Mary,” hoping for a brokered GOP convention so that he can swoop in on his lily-white horse and save the day.
Sorry, Mitt. Three times won’t be the charm.
You’ll always be a bridesmaid; never the bride.
Now go away.