He passed the establishment torch to Jeb.
Good move on his part. It was going to be *really hard* for the GOP to attack Hillary as being “too old” when Mitt was older than she is.
Anyway, I think Jim Webb is going to get the Dem nod (if I had to pick one today) and it’s going to be a figurative slaughter.
By not pursuing a third White House bid, Mitt Romney frees up scores of donors and operatives who had been awaiting his decision, and creates space for center-right…
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