So, just to mix things up and make things a little more interesting, how about some tepid, unenthusiastic approval from a prominent liberal?
"I think President Obama will be reelected," said Carter. "I think of all the Republican candidates who were prominent, I think Romney would be the one that I would rather see have the slight possibility to be president."
"You'd be comfortable with a Romney presidency," Jansing followed up.
"I'd rather have a Democrat," said Carter. "But I'd be comfortable. I think Romney has shown in the past in his previous years as a moderate — a progressive — that he was fairly competent as a governor and also running the Olympics."
That seems about as glowing a recommendation as we're likely to see from either side of the aisle.
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