You may remember Mitt Romney from the 2012 presidential election.
He was the rich guy, largely painted as out-of-touch and about as fun and interesting as none pizza with right beef.
But like so many other American political figures, we tend to grow fonder of them when they’re acting human and not actively peddling an agenda to the public. Thus we have the Romney Renaissance, a weird period in recent months where the former GOP presidential candidate has gone from presumed water polo spectator to dude you might actually invite to the barbecue.
It started with Romney filling out a baller bracket for the 2015 NCAA tournament, and unfortunately, it will probably end Friday night when the former governor of Massachusetts fights Evander Holyfield in a charity boxing match in Utah.
New York Times Magazine‘s Mark Leibovich interviewed Romney about the bout, which will raise money for CharityVision, a nonprofit organization that performs eye surgeries on those with sight disabilities in developing countries.
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