Michael Brendan Dougherty
January 4, 2012
Since then, Mitt Romney spent millions of dollars. He got better at debating. He annihilated Rick Perry. The SuperPAC aligned to Romney took out a surging Newt Gingrich with negative ads. And Romney focused his energy on attacking Barack Obama.
All that got him was 25 percent of the vote. Almost exactly the 2008 result he had in Iowa. He lost the nomination then. This isn’t exactly the start to 2012 Team Romney was expecting.
75 percent of Republican Caucus-goers want someone that isn’t Mitt Romney – a result that reflects polls nationwide…..