Updated: July 7, 2012 8:33AM
Mitt Romney is getting grief for being a nice guy.
He’s such a nice guy that he has called President Obama “a nice guy” — a lousy president but a nice guy.
Mitt’s even said, “I don’t have a problem with the man personally.”
And this really offends more than a few Romney supporters.
It is not enough, in their view, to say that Obama has been a miserable failure as president. He must also be called out as a bad guy.
“Nice guys don’t destroy our country like Obama has done,” a man at a Romney rally told the New York Times last month. “I hate it when Romney says that. He’s not a nice guy.”
But Obama is a nice guy. And so is Romney.
Which is why we expect that both candidates will stick to legitimate issues over the next six months and leave the character assassination to their SuperPACs.
Let’s see which nice guy finishes last.