it makes me sad to think what might have been and is not [snip]
the whole interview, it reminds me once again of Romney’s qualities of essential goodness and modesty, as well as his lack of attack-dog capability.
I didn’t watch the interview and haven’t read the transcript but I remember my first reaction to Romney’s loss was sadness at an opportunity missed. Mitt Romney is a very intelligent man; an exceptionally competent executive; and a remarkably decent human being. To find all three characteristics in a President is almost unheard of: usually we hope for two out of three and consider ourselves lucky to get one.
I don’t imagine we’re likely to have an opportunity to vote for someone so intelligent, competent, and decent again in my lifetime.