I'm sorry for our country that Mitt is not our president, but I'm
happy for his family. I also have to point out that the President
of the United States is part of a system. And in many places in this vast and
complex system things go wrong and things go right. He is not all powerful - he
has to answer and work in the system. So, let's just stop talking about
him like he is the sole cause of failure or success or in terms of a favorite
sports team or a rival team. He is a man with an important job and has
influence. He does not act alone…come on, he can't even speak for
himself…he represents a political party, he has to please people in this
country, leaders in another. I could go on, but I won't. I think I've
made my point.
Mitt would probably have been a lot better than the alternative man that we got,
and neither received the vote of the majority of the nation. Neither had
sufficiently enthusiastic support amongst the people of either "popular"
party. I supported another man for the Republican nomination - "he whose
name cannot be mentioned" in the GOP.We need a better candidate,
middle class and constitutionalist preferably, and perhaps a third party to
represent all us disfranchised voters out here.
Seriously, we've got to keep our relationship with this guy in perspective.
This isn't healthy.
Sounds like a great and revealing project dealing with one of the important men
of our time.I can hardly wait for the debut of a similar film
project on his opponent who won the election, so we can then fully compare and
contrast the two.We really do deserve to see politicians as they
really are, not as they pretend to be, or as they are portrayed by agenda driven
cronies and media aligned with or against them.It is becoming
obvious that Mitt was misrepresented to us prior to the election, but what do we
really know about the other guy?
Romney lost because he over-estimated the intelligence of the average American.
Mitt was indeed a flawed candidate, but I'm still depressed by the results
of the election. Regardless of your political leanings, Mr. Obama has proven to
be a terrible leader. The only way he gets things done is by fiat power, he
labels anyone that opposes his ideas as narrow minded and inflexible, and fails
to live up to his campaign promises ("most transparent government",
anyone?). The really frustrating thing is that we knew that going into this last
election, or at least we should have known it. I know, the gripes I
listed above about Mr. Obama are par for the course in politics. And maybe
Romney would have been similar in many respects. But come on, we knew that Obama
was terrible, and at least Mitt showed he could be better in some things.
Polls that are not objective, give this type of loosing result.
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?
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!
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?
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.
Mitt is a great man and would have made one of the best president this country
has ever seen. That's my honest opinion.
@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.
A lot of Romney haters on here. Must be the 25% that voted for Obama in Utah in
the last election.
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!!!
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.
Articles like this sure bring out the liberals in droves.
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
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
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.
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?
I Lost on three levels that night - 1. My Religion2. My
University3. My Political IdiologyAmerica lost on one level -
A fin man who would have been a great President.
"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.
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.
Well written critique. I'm glad it's going to be so available on
Netflix because I'm dying to watch it.
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.