ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 02: Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich speaks as he announces he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination May 2, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Gingrich said he decided to leave the race after his rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, surged ahead in recent primary elections. Gingrich plans to campaign for his former rival with an official endorsement to come in the next few weeks. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
“Mitt and I get along fine, we get a lot of stuff done together, and I don’t particularly dislike him as a person.” —Newt Gingrich responds to a question from Hardball’s Chris Matthews on why candidates who’ve run against Romney tend to wind up hating him.Imagine how well they’d get along if John Boehner had the power to make people actually likeRomney.