Deprived of his lifelong goal, holed up in LaJolla, Mitt Romney is a wannabe titan, sorely in need of a purpose. So when word spread last week about the extent of Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s ailments, when speculation followed that this term would be Menino’s last, when questions rose about whether someone from the business world would run, the thought came to my mind -- and maybe someone else’s -- that there is a perfect outsider for the job. Float it on your tongue for a minute: Mayor Mitt.
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