These Tweets About Mitt Romney’s Speech Show the Depth of the GOP Freak-Out

“The GOP is eating itself alive.”

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Mitt Romney, who has recently come out swinging against Donald Trump, is scheduled to give a big speech in Michigan this morning in which he will condemn the real estate mogul and aim to halt the momentum of his campaign. Trump, predictably, has been having a field day with this news. 

The response to Romney’s upcoming speech on Twitter displays the depth of the Republican freak-out over Trump’s march to the nomination.

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