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In his first public speech since his election defeat, former presidential nominee Mitt Romney found himself as the main afternoon speaker on the second day of the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
The general attitude toward Romney was indifferent. Previous speakers made vague jokes about Romney’s viability as a candidate, and Romney was never well-liked by the conservative base of the Republican party. Last year, at CPAC 2012, Romney attempted to dispel concerns that he was not conservative enough but had trouble achieving that goal.
This year, as James Hohmann of Politico reports, many attendees at CPAC 2013 didn’t seem to look forward to Romney’s speech. Instead, the focus was on yesterday’s motivational afternoon speakers, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio. While other speakers continue to reference the future of the Republican party, how can Romney, forever marked as a disappointing loser, have any…
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