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Published: Saturday, Jan. 18 2014 12:05 a.m. MST

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My2Cents
Taylorsville, UT

Lets not get too excited about what a loser is. Remember this is a film to entertain and deceive and creative pretensions and assumptions. The fact that Romney lost the election was no accident or an injustice to his pride and reputation. It was an accounting of his real and inability to show any convictions or values of life that showed he loved our culture and country, and what it means to this country.

Romney was his usual self, a real life mexican jumping bean on a hot griddle jumping around without directions or truths. He stopped caring for the people when he switched his tune on obamacare and was endorsing it, after all he created the plan and showed Obama and Utah how great this scam is.

I don't have anything against Romney as a family man, but home movies are for his friends and religious followers and of no interest to the public at large.

Normal Guy
Salt Lake City, UT

Well written critique. I'm glad it's going to be so available on Netflix because I'm dying to watch it.

liberal larry
salt lake City, utah

The documentary focuses on Mitt's family life during the campaign, but never addresses the flaws that made Mitt lose the race. The film doesn't explain the "flip flopping" Mitt who appears to change his opinions to fit his audience, or the "out of touch" Mitt who talks about the 47%.

I came away from the film thinking it would be great to have Mitt as an eccentric uncle, but bad to have Mitt as our president.

embarrassed Utahn!
Salt Lake City, UT

"I told you so" ???? As if Romney would have been a better choice. That's hilarious!

Barack Obama will be remembered as the president who brought our Nation back from the brink of disasters created by the most disastrous presidency in our history.

BYU Joe
MISSION VIEJO, CA

I Lost on three levels that night -

1. My Religion
2. My University
3. My Political Idiology

America lost on one level - A fin man who would have been a great President.

Vegas POV
Las Vegas, NV

I don't believe that Mitt "flip flopped". I believe he evolved. Isn't that what the political world says now. Obama evolved. Bidden evolved. Harry Reid evolved. How could Mitt then flip flop?

The Real Maverick
Orem, UT

Mitt might be a good guy.

But he would have been a horrible President.

I think he flip flopped so often that even he didn't know who or what he was. All he proved to be was just another desperate politician eager for more money and power. He was used as a puppet by the right, failed to stick to his guns, and ultimately was rejected by the majority of Americans. The Koch Bros and EXXON Mobile funded well their guy. But he failed.

He just couldn't be trusted nor was he very well liked. And that has nothing to do with his race, class, or religion.

Tyler McArthur
South Jordan, UT

At embarrassed:

An enormous amount of people still see Romney as the kind of man that actually would have been a better choice; very few people in this country have better management and leadership experience, least of all our current President (constitutional law professor, community organizer and less than one term in the Senate don't quite cut it for us). In contrast to your opinion, I believe most people will look back at the Obama administration as a time of stagnation, where pressing issues, like budgeting and foreign policy, were cans kicked down the road in favor of a divisive political agenda conceived in an ivory tower that clearly had no buy-in from a huge percentage of the population.

IsaacsTM
Huntingtown, MD

Fact: Barack has overseen the worst recession recovery in the history of this nation. Mitt would have been a much better president to handle the tough issues of the day. A truly objective history will not be kind to President Obama. His approval rating is below George Bush. Image what it would be with a press that is evenhanded.

Newspaper Reader
Highland, UT

Articles like this sure bring out the liberals in droves.

caljimw
Orem, UT

It is useless to speculate on what might have happened had the election not gone as it did. All we can do is hope the nation survives the disaster that is the current administration. With over 1/3 of a million workers a month giving up on finding jobs, and record high unemployment for the entire five plus years of the incumbents' "Leadership," and with a growing perception, even among those who formerly supported him, that the incumbents credibility gap has done a grave disservice to this nation, it is difficult to understand how he can be said to have brought the nation back.

Kouger
Lehi, UT

Recent polls have shown a buyer's remorse on the part of the voters saying that Obama cannot and is not able to manage the government, and more would vote for Romney if the elections were held towards the end of last year. What did they expect from someone whose only management experience was from being a community organizer? Duh!!!

Dutchman
Murray, UT

A lot of Romney haters on here. Must be the 25% that voted for Obama in Utah in the last election.

A1994
Centerville, UT

@embarrassed Utahn!

"Barack Obama will be remembered as the president who brought our Nation back from the brink of disasters created by the most disastrous presidency in our history."

False. Barack Obama will be remembered for a lot things. A lot of them not good. The economy pulled itself back from the brink DESPITE Obama's best efforts, not because of them. By the way, wait until this the next phase of the healthcare law kicks in. We aren't out of the woods yet.

Bradley jennings
Glendora, CA

Mitt is a great man and would have made one of the best president this country has ever seen.
That's my honest opinion.

thunderbolt7
DUTCH JOHN, UT

I can't think of a more qualified person to be president than Mitt Romney. Extensive Leadership skill. Inspiring ideas. Made his living as a businessman, not a lawyer. Created numerous businesses. Created 1000s of private sector jobs. Understands how the US economy works. Positive religious background that supports America. Understands private enterprise. Believes the US Constitution is the law of the land & "rule book" for governing America. Former Governor of Mass. Engineered the economic solvency of Massachusetts. Good family life. Born & raised in America. Not a career politician. Voted occasionally as a Democrat & Independent; has bipartisan mentality. Has a scandal-free reputation. Donated his public service salary to charity.

Thid Barker
Victor, ID

That Romney lost the election is proof that America has become an entitlement driven society! Americans voted for more entitlements because they think the world owes them a living, even at the expense of our grandchildren. $20 trillion national debt before we choose the next President isn't proof?

lib1
Provo, UT

Mitt lost-- at least it was a fair vote. But I don't get the whole "flip flop" criticism.

And what did we get instead? The Obama administration! Complete with funneling assault weapons to drug cartels, the IRS serving as a political enforcer of the left wing ideologues, the billions of dollars sunk into a floundering health care bureaucracy, and abandoned embassy staff left to die while the White House spins its mendacious media bites, trillions and trillions of dollars in debt and Iran at the brink of a nuclear weapon system.

But don't worry-- if you like your country, you can keep your country!

FT
salt lake city, UT

It's easy to see why America did not vote for Mitt Romney. He served as Govenor for one term with, left with a 35% approval rating and he could not even carry his home state in his Presidental bid. We know he was a poor Govenor and a poor candidate, why would we expect him to be a good President?

get her done
Bountiful, UT

Polls that are not objective, give this type of loosing result.

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