I say serve him right. This is what happens when you are so greedy for power that you cheapen yourself and forget about your core principles. (Assuming, of course, that you had any.) If you call a man a "phony and a fraud", why would you want to work for him?
From all accounts trump is going to choose the big oil guy as his Sect Of State (Another Russian connection. Where will it end?) And most us thought that Mitt was a lock for the job. Silly us, we forgot how petty and vindictive trump can be. I am guessing that he didn't forget all the the things that Mitt said about him.
Here is what one writer, Lindsey Ellefson , wrote for Mediaite:
"Since news broke Saturday that President-elect Donald Trump is likely to appoint Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, political observers and commentators have fallen into two camps.
The first camp consists of those who are shocked that after considering the whole dog and pony show that surrounded him for weeks, Mitt Romney won’t get the nod.
The second camp is the more reasonable camp. The second camp is the one that will weather Trump’s presidency best because it is full of people who are already able to differentiate between manipulative spectacle and sincerity.
Okay, now it’s time to swap a few actions into the above scenario. Instead of a puppy peeing on the carpet, we have Romney giving a barnburner of a speech against Trump and then mocking him for months afterward, until Trump actually won the election. Instead of a momentarily-perturbed owner rubbing the doggy’s nose in it, we have Trump getting the former governor of Massachusetts to jump through shameful hoops and pose sheepishly for photo ops during a bunch of incrementally more humiliating meetings as he waited to learn his fate as a statesman." [Source]
Somewhere in one of his many homes the poor guy must be looking at his wife and saying: " I can't believe I let him play me like that. "
Don't worry, Mitt, I can assure you that you are not alone. There are millions of Americans and a guy named Chris who are feeling the same way that you do.
*Pic from salon.com