Gail Collins: I Was Wrong About Mitt Romney—and His Dog

From a New York Times story headlined “I Was Wrong: Eight Times opinion columnists revisit their incorrect predictions and bad advice—and reflect on why they changed their minds”

Gail Collins remembers her column titled “I Was Wrong About Mitt Romney (and His Dog)”

I’ve been thinking about columns I’ve come to regret over the years. Lots of potential there. But let me go back to Mitt Romney.

When Romney was running for president, I tried to see how many times I could find a way to mention that the candidate once drove to Canada with a dog named Seamus strapped to the roof of his car.