Willard Mitt Romney (born March 12, 1947) is an American businessman and former Governor of Massachusetts. He was also a candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2008 United States presidential election.
- "I am convinced that unless America changes course, we will become the France of the 21st Century - still a great nation, but no longer the leader of the world."
- Simple: I believe that if America does not change itself, we will become like France in the 21st century. We would still be a great country, but no longer the leader of the world.
- "Romney suspends White House bid". BBC News (February 8, 2008). Retrieved on September 2, 2009