In the nearly 20 months since Mitt Romney lost the election to President Barack Obama, many of the former Massachusetts governor’s predictions have played out on the world stage.
For instance, Romney called Russia the nation’s “number one geopolitical foe”; he pledged strong support for Israel amid tense relations with Iran and other neighbors; declared that corporations are “people” – and said that illegal immigration remained a continued threat to the American economy.
As many realities have developed in the U.S. and abroad, Romney’s popularity has increased in national polls – and it is believed that he is considering a White House run in 2016.
“Mitt Romney, in retrospect, was not omniscient,” Bradley Blakeman, a former adviser to President George W. Bush, told Newsmax. “He saw what was there to be seen. He saw the world as it was – not the way he wished it would be.
“Obama believed that he could change the world with just his presence on the world stage and with his words. His hope was naïve and impossible,” Blakeman added. “He was running for president, not messiah.
“He never has been able to match his words with deeds. And, today, if it were not for bad news – Obama doesn’t make news.”
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