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Mitt and Ann Romney were back in the media this week, reminding America just exactly who Mitt and Ann Romney are.

On CNN, the former GOP presidential nominee said he wished Hurricane Sandy never happened — because it gave President Obama the chance to look presidential. Of course, there were a lot of other reasons to wish Sandy didn’t happen — including 125 deaths and about $62 billion in damage. But Mitt has his own problems.

However, Ann Romney assures us that the couple who thought they would be living in the White House right now are done with grieving their loss. And she’s often been joined in the grieving process by people who burst into tears when they see her.

“It just happened yesterday, again,” she said. “It’s happening less and less when people see me and start to cry.”

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

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US Capitol riot on January 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

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