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Mitt Romney: Obama ‘Even Worse Than I Expected’

Mitt Romney traveled to West Virginia this week to lend his support to some Republican Congressional candidates and the event predictably turned into an Obama hatefest.

While outside of the event, union activists slammed Romney for being a “fat cat” and the “king of exporting jobs,” the crowd inside chanted “Mitt! Mitt!”

“I’m not running,” Romney reminded everyone. “I’m expecting to be getting behind some good people or a good person who will be [the Republican nominee].

Naturally the core of his speech was aimed at Obama, saying he was “a good deal worse than even I expected.”

“I was not a big fan of the president’s policies, as you know, either domestically or internationally. But the results of his mistakes and errors, in my opinion, have been more severe than even I would have predicted,” Romney said.

One candidate, Shelley Moore Capito, said, “Governor Romney endorsed us today, and it means a lot to me. As every West Virginian knows, all 55 counties in West Virginia voted to have Governor Romney be our president, and we are regretful that it didn’t work out.”

Speaking about his own potential future, Romney was asked if he would be up for a rematch.

“Wouldn’t that be nice?” he joked. “But that’s not the reality of how the world works. Of course, the president won fair and square, and I respect the fact that he’s the president and hopefully he’s able to do what it takes to get America going again.”

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