I live in Massachusetts and I remember a guy by the name of Mitt Romney who served a term as governor here. I have no specific recollections of him, and apparently, neither do a lot of Massachusetts Republicans. In the city of Boston alone, out of 600,000 residents, just 7,562 cast votes for Romney in yesterday’s primary. As local political activist Joyce Linehan wrote today: “If my math is right, just 6% of all registered voters in Massachusetts cast a vote for Romney yesterday. That number rises to a whopping 9% if you take out the registered Democrats, who of course could not vote in the Republican primary yesterday. A ringing endorsement for our former governor!”
And if you look at the recent Michigan results — a state where Romney’s father served as governor, making Mitt a real hometown favorite — Mitt Romney only squeaked out a victory.