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Here comes Mitt!

Mitt Romney has become the acid reflux candidate. He just keeps coming back up.

There has been poll after poll, story after story, and now, over the weekend, a “Ready for Romney” website has emerged, which may or may not be serious. (I am guessing “Masochists for Mitt” was already taken.)

The Mitt boomlet is driven by three major forces:

First, the belief that the potential Republican field for 2016 is so weak — even though you can find more than a dozen reasonably serious candidates in it — that Mitt will rise head and shoulders above it. It’s the Simon and Garfunkel scenario: “A nation turns its lonely eyes to you. (Woo, woo, woo.)”

The second driving force is that there are big-business men eager to give big money to a fellow big-business man such as Mitt in the hopes that he will fight tooth and nail to protect the 1 percent from the greed and laziness of the 99 percent.

Third, there are ex-Romney staffers who need jobs. And who else is going to hire them in 2016 except Romney? Having Romney 2012 on your resume is like having Hoover 1932 on your resume. Don’t call us; we’ll call you.

History is not on Romney’s side.