Sour Grapes? Mueller Report Leaves Romney “Sickened” By Trump; Team Trump Claps Back

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 4/21/2019 | Fuzzy Slippers
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The long-awaited release of the Mueller report revealed, unequivocally, that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election.

However, Mueller’s decision to lay out the case against Trump with regard to obstruction, and doing so without pursuing indictments against him or anyone else in his circle, has had predictable results: the left is screaming for Trump’s scalp, and the Trump White House and his supporters are declaring vindication.

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And then there’s Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT). He self-righteously tweeted Friday about how “sickened” he is by the picture of Trump painted by the Mueller report.

Vox reports:

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Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney offered harsh criticism of the Trump administration after reading the recently released redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian involvement in the 2016 election, saying he was “sickened” by the “dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land including the President” in a statement on Twitter Friday.

On the one hand, I get that Romney wants a heaping spoonful of vindication after having been roundly mocked, ridiculed, and dismissed as out-of-touch and ignorant when he declared during the 2012 presidential race that Russia was our nation’s greatest geopolitical threat.

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Obama sneered that “The 1980s are now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because the Cold War’s been over for 20 years.” And the leftstream media hopped on the ridicule bandwagon, bludgeoning Romney with his (as has become clear) factual statement.

Now that Romney is maligning Trump, however, the very same media who once mocked him relentlessly are now sorry (not sorry).

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But on the other hand, it’s hard not to wonder how much of Romney’s outraged outrage is simply sour grapes. He lost the presidency because he was unable to mobilize the very voters who turned out in droves for Trump in...
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