January 30, 2014

(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images) We’ve been through this before.

All it took was a Netflix documentary to film evidence that Mitt Romney was a human being just like the rest of us, and suddenly he’s at the top of the polls!

At least he is in New Hampshire, according to a Purple Strategies poll. It’s not a commanding lead over the rest of the GOP field, by any means, just a plurality — he has 25 points to Rand Paul’s 18, Chris Christie’s 17, and Jeb Bush’s 13. But a lead’s a lead. “Thanks, you guys!” as someone might say. “Bit late, though.”

Alexandra Petri writes the ComPost blog, offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day.
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