At 1:38 p.m. on Wednesday, Sen. Mitt Romney officially declared his political career dead. Despite multiple attempts to resuscitate it in 2012 and 2018, Romney’s tenure as a pompous D.C. partisan is done.
The Utah Republican clearly desires to leave a political legacy that is hailed by the corporate media and the Washington uniparty. In his retirement announcement, Romney hinged the success of his first and only Senate term on the “particularly productive” performance he’s made in passing several key pieces of President Joe Biden’s legislative wish list.
But exacerbating record-high inflation and trampling on Americans’ Second Amendment rights aren’t the only things the senator’s career will be remembered for.
The contempt Romney holds for Republican voters, his congressional GOP colleagues,