from Hugh Hewitt:
Congratulations to Mitt Romney for having conducted a disciplined and idealistic campaign of great consequence for the country, even if he did not prevail.
He is such a good and generous man that the defeat is very hard on all of the people that saw in him a combination of talents that the country desperately needed.
Nature intervened after he had successfully overcome all the powers of incumbency, but he and his team --and especially his remarkable and wonderful family-- sacrificed so much and worked so hard that is very difficult not to feel disillusioned with a country so unwilling to confront its deep problems and trust a virtuous man to lead it.
His full thoughts here