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Romney PAC
Posted by: Jon Henke on Thursday, March 13, 2008

News that Mitt Romney is planning to "establish a new political action committee to help elect Republican candidates" has Matt Yglesias and Hot Air's Allahpundit speculating about another Romney Presidential campaign in 2012.

Maybe.

Or – and this might be much better – perhaps Mitt Romney is positioning himself for the role of RNC Chairman. It fits his skillset perfectly, and I bet he’d be quite good at it. Like Howard Dean, he might find that a great deal can be done by taking charge of the Party, rather than the Presidency. Just a thought.
 
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G.H.W. Bush rendered valuable service, laid lots of foundation, and earned lots of chits as RNC chair in the early 1970s, at a time when the GOP was in very bad shape. I agree that this might be an inspired possibility, especially if (as I suspect) McCain is unwilling to offer Romney the Veep slot. (And I’m not sure that would be the best plan either for McCain or Romney either.)
 
Written By: Beldar
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I think this is probably just a indirect campaign contribution to help out the Republicans and get some points and remain relevant for doing so.

Personally I see McCain about to be steamrolled by some of the biggest 527 money ever and think its good enough for him. So I’m not really for anything that will help McCain from being hoisted by his own petard.
 
Written By: jpm100
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My initial reaction is that Romney is an obvious candidate for the RNC chair, and would definately have the standing to win significant support to assume the role, given the degree of success in the nomination process and the manner in which he exited. His general character and credentials are well-known, so let me just summarize that if the RNC needs a manager, Romney would be great. If the RNC needs a public liason/face to the party: he may not fit.

If the party needs him to be a manager, my advice is for him to go out and get the communicators. And backing, and put them both respectively to use. He needs to find the next set of leaders for the house and the senate. His potential to build a good team is among the best on the immediate horizon and would undoubtedly make things happen, but he is not Reagan and he would encounter trouble pretending to be.

One thing that is clear from this election cycle, if it wasn’t already, if you aren’t an exceptional communicator, you will face an uphill battle as a candidate. The candidates that excelled, especially early, have endured, those that were not the strongest communicators in the field, struggled while in the fray: despite the policy differences and similarities (or in some cases, policy vaugeness).
 
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