Thank God We're Not Stuck With Romneys

In a recent interview, the tone-deaf former governor proved that voters made the right choice in 2012.

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Such carping ignores the fact that it is the Republican majority in the House, not Obama, that is resisting the will of the people. Poll after poll shows that most voters, including most Republicans, favor the president's balanced approach of fixing the budget by both cutting spending and raising taxes over the GOP no-new-taxes stand.

Enough already. It's clear that the Romneys are so bogged down in a self-serving political fantasy about what might have been that they have nothing useful to contribute to our ongoing political struggles. It's time for them to ride off into the sunset while the rest of us try to deal with the real world.

Jack White, a former columnist for Time magazine, is a freelance writer in Richmond, Va., and a contributing editor for The Root.

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