The candidates lined up at the urinals, Giuliani next to McCain next to Huckabee, the rest all in a row. The debate was soon to start, so they were taking care of business-and laughing merrily at the one guy who wasn’t there. Poking fun at him, mocking him, agreeing about how much they disliked him. The Willard Mitt Romney walked into the bathroom and overheard them, bringing on a crashing silence.
From the book Game Change
Michele Bachmann’s former campaign manager Ed Rollins had this to say about Romney back when he was working for Mike Huckabee: