Should Mitt Romney get out of politics? | The Tylt

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Mitt Romney announced in a Tweet that he would be running to replace Orrin Hatch in the Senate. But critics think Romney should get out of politics altogether. After losing handily to Barack Obama in 2012 and repeatedly criticizing President Trump in 2016, many Republicans want Romney to go away so they can give someone new a chance on the political stage. What do you think? 🤔

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Former Massachusetts governor, presidential candidate and businessman Mitt Romney announced that he would be running to replace Orrin Hatch in the Senate.

Romney has been a figure in the Republican Party for a long time, but his reputation has been questioned as of late. 

Romney distinguished himself as being one of the few never-Trump Republicans who actually stuck to his guns post-election. Romney has called the president a "con man" and "a fake," and denounced Trump after he refused to condemn white supremacists in Charlottesville. Romney also warned Republicans against supporting Alabama Senate candidate and alleged child molester Roy Moore, stating "no majority is worth losing our honor."

In the Trump era, many view Romney as the Republican Party's last hope. But Trump's defenders accuse Romney of being a RINO (Republican in name only) and think Romney needs to get on the Trump train or get out of the way.

But as much as Romney tries to portray himself as a never-Trumper, some have also accused him of being a hypocrite. Romney famously held a fundraiser with Trump at the height of the racist birther movement. And does anyone remember his groveling to be Trump's Secretary of State? Romney carries a lot of political baggage with him wherever he goes, so it's hard to say whether or not he should stay in politics. 

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Many believe Romney would make an excellent Senator. Romney's 2012 warning about Russia has proven true, and Romney would serve as a much needed check on President Trump.  

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Given the Republican Party's many problematic figures, Romney feels like a breath of fresh air to many.

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But many Trump supporters haven't forgiven Romney for his attacks on the president or his loss to Barack Obama.

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To some, Romney represents the "establishment."

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And unless he plans to get on the Trump train, Romney should get out of politics. 

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Should Mitt Romney get out of politics?
A festive crown for the winner
#ComeBackMitt
#GoAwayMitt