George W. Bush… Wait For it… Endorses Mitt Romney… Sort of… And Romney Hideson May 15th, 2012 at 7:57 pm
On Tuesday, President George W. Bush unceremoniously announced who he would be supporting for President in November. “I’m for Mitt Romney,” he said in passing as he was leaving on an elevator. And no, it wasn’t the automobile elevator Romney built in his La Jolla mansion. Bush endorsed Romney in Washington D.C., a half a continent away from where Romney was campaigning in Iowa.
In return, an ungracious Mitt Romney tried to ignore the former President, failing to acknowledge the endorsement at all, leaving a lowly campaign aid to the dirty work. The aid relayed that “Romney was “proud” to have Bush’s support, but did not expect to campaign with him.”
Would it really be so awful for Romney to have graciously acknowledged Bush’s endorsement? Romney wasn’t too anxious about how it would look to be endorsed by Donald Trump or Ted Nugent. Read more at the Atlantic