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An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

Michael1825 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 8:16 AM
This drivel is simply drivel. The sort of pablum that turned OFF the base. Romney is no hero. He is a rich, privileged, progressive snob.
CLF Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 11:21 AM
Michael, you not only demonstrate a profound ignorance regarding the life and personality of Mitt Romney, you also show to the world your own inane petty jealousies and bigotry.

If i were you, I would be ashamed. But if I were you, I would not have written such silly drivel.

Editor's note: A version of this piece first appeared at USAToday.com.

Dear Mitt,

I have awakened on November 7 to learn that your bid for the presidency was unsuccessful. In the midst of the disappointment that I share with you, I want to thank you for devoting years of your life to the wearisome task of running for president. Millions of Americans are grateful to you.

You have been one of my heroes for the past 48 years. I still recall vividly the valiant cross country race you ran at our Cranbrook Homecoming in October of 1964—a race...