We’re not so naïve to think that politicians actually like their rivals.
Sure, they might sometimes angle their rhetoric as something like, “we just disagree on policy issues, but my opponent is a good person”, but we understand that they have to say that. Still, we like to think there’s some mutual respect between politicians.
But it looks like that might not be the case — in the 2012 POTUS election, at least.
According to a new e-book, President Barack Obama has probably the strongest contempt for Republican Nominee Mitt Romney than he’s had for ANYONE he’s faced-off against.