How do those kids feel, standing on podiums behind their fathers as they concede defeat in their race for the presidency? Nobody’s asked Mitt Romney. Yet.
Mitt Romney with his parents as his father George Romney launched his campaign for governor, 1962.
Not that he doesn’t have a good politically strategic reason for avoiding the issue of his father George Romney’s failed bid for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination, at least until he secures it for himself at next summer’s convention, even if those events are now just stage shows. After all, despite the national media having already crowned Romney, there is that process known as primaries to be gotten through so that party’s registered voters can add their two-cents.