The Two Romneys

by Jonathan Cohn | July 9, 2007

It's hard not to mistake the parallels between the career of Mitt Romney and the career of his father, former Michigan Governor George Romney. Both men became famous, and wealthy, in the world of business. Both then heard the call of public service, becoming the governor of relatively liberal states. From there, both sought the Republican presidential nomination.

George Romney lost his bid for the nomination. Will Mitt succeed? What is he willing to do to avoid his father's fate? I tackle these questions in my profile of Mitt in the current issue. But for more reading on the two Romneys--how they are alike and, thanks in part to the recent direction of Mitt's campaign, how they are different--check out the following:

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