At first glance Mitt Romney and Donald Trump seem an odd couple. Mr. Trump’s pugnacity is more Gingrichian than Romneyesque. Yet there was Trump bestowing a blessing on a smiling Romney.
In the short run, a nod from Donald Trump might give Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich a little boost in Nevada. But in the long run? A Trump endorsement could turn off some voters, polls show.