This post originally appeared on RingofFireRadio.com.
According to a leaked prepared statement obtained by radio host Hugh Hewitt, Mitt Romney has decided that he will not run for president in 2016.
Hewitt reported that Romney decided, “… it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee.” Romney didn’t leave the door open for Jeb Bush though, in what can only be read as a cut down at the 2016 hopeful.
“I believe that one of our next generation of Republican leaders, one who may not be as well known as I am today, one who has not yet taken their message across the country, one who is just getting started, may well emerge as being better able to defeat the Democrat nominee.” Sorry Jeb, Mitt thinks you’re old.
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