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How bad have things gotten for Mitt Romney?

Instead of simply asking if he’s losing, pundits are discussing “nightmare” scenarios and who is most to blame.

Click here to see five signs that Mitt Romney’s campaign is crumbling.

As The New Republic’s Nate Cohn wrote this morning, “…the bottom line is that Obama’s a heavy favorite for re-election.”

And Romney is getting no sympathy from his party.

Last week, Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan said Mitt Romney’s campaign was a rolling calamity. Disgraced primary candidate/pizza magnate Herman Cain said he’d be leading the president. And political clowns from Laura Ingraham to Donald Trump have all suggested that beating President Obama should be easier than making 47 percent of Americans dependent on the government.

Last week we described how Mitt could still win. That’s looking less likely every day.

Click here to see five signs that Mitt Romney’s campaign is crumbling.

Yes, we’re only offering five. So if you have one to add, we’d love to read it in the comments.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Michael Flynn

Photo by Tomi T Ahonen/ Twitter

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced a "full pardon" for his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a key figure from the start of Russia investigation and the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Flynn had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 presidential transition. The reason for his lying was never fully explained. He also admitted to working as an unregistered foreign agent for Turkey while serving on the Trump campaign, work that included publishing a ghost-written op-ed in The Hill that argued for extraditing an American resident who is seen as an enemy of the Turkish government. After admitting to his crimes, Flynn attempted to recant and withdraw his guilty plea, an issue which had yet to be resolved by the courts.

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