“In private, Romney has told friends he has little interest in helping the Republican Party rebuild and re-brand itself.”
Philip Rucker, “A detached Romney tends wounds in seclusion after failed White House bid,” WaPo
Look, I can’t stand the guy, but if the GOP thinks it was just him and his 47% percent — hideous as that was — they’re even crazier than I thought.
The seeds of Mitt’s defeat were sown in the earlier victories of extremist governors like Scott Walker, Rick Scott, John Kasich, and Bob McDonnell. They were sown in the spectacle of the GOP debates when Mitt had to share the stage with nutjobs like Cain, Santorum, Bachmann, Perry, and Newt. They were sown in the Senate races of Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock, dragging Mitt down with them as they drowned.