Almost-President Mitt Romney Now an Anonymous Teenager

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The Romneys kiss for the first time, seemingly.
The Romneys kiss for the first time, seemingly. Photo: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

Two weeks ago, Mitt Romney was closer than anyone else (except Barack Obama) to becoming the most powerful person on the planet. He was going to revamp the American tax system and revive the economy and control the country's nuclear arsenal. Now he's seeing Twilight and grabbing pizza in Del Mar, California, like some anonymous suburban teenage nobody, according to TMZ. He walks around with his wife and "two young men" — perhaps some pair of indistinguishable Romney Boys — hardly noticed by the world. Tomorrow he might go to Taco Bell, try those steak nachos he's been hearing about. It can be cruel, democracy.