Mitt Romney has never attracted real grassroots enthusiasm. TV viewers of the 2012 Republican National Convention were significantly lower than 2008. During the RNC, Mitt Romney looked more like a pretender than a contender.
Romney Bombs: Convention Speech Draws 13 Million Fewer Viewers than McCain in ’08
Mitt Romney’s convention speech was watched by 25 million Americans, which is
13 million fewer viewers than watched John McCain accept the Republican
nomination in 2008.
Mitt Romney’s inability to captivate the nation resulted in a gain of only 5
million viewers from the second
night to the third night of the Republican convention. ...