"But now that Romney has been defeated, prominent GOPers are once again mulling rule changes that could make it harder for Democrats to win the White House—and easier for Republicans to claim Electoral College votes in states where they lose the popular vote."
Also, in his retirement, this general runs his own Leadership Institute and Museum out of a Hobart, Oklahoma, storefront. And he would like to sell you some “high performing mother cows” from his ranch, online at 4StarRanch.net. So you know he’s good.
A 68-page trove of internal emails obtained by Mother Jones shows that when Mitt Romney was given permission to speak on foreign policy at Virginia Military Institute, his campaign pushed VMI on multiple fronts to break its political neutrality, and VMI pushed back.
Members of Romney’s staff sought to use the VMI logo in their campaign materials, requested that uniformed cadets be let out of class early to attend Romney’s speech, and asked VMI “to select a few cadet veterans and give them a place of honor” standing behind Romney during his address. (VMI refused.)
"I am very concerned about this," VMI’s top ethics officer wrote to her colleagues on the eve of the speech. "This is a campaign speech, arranged by a political campaign."
"We don’t have people that become ill, who die in their apartment because they don’t have insurance… We don’t have a setting across this country where if you don’t have insurance, we just say to you, ‘Tough luck, you’re going to die when you have your heart attack.’ No, you go to the hospital, you get treated, you get care, and it’s paid for, either by charity, the government or by the hospital."