Mitt Romney

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

has resigned from the board of Marriott. His spokesman explained: “He felt he no longer has the time to devote to the position.”  

J. Willard Marriott was a friend of George Romney (and the younger Romney’s first name, Willard, was given to him in Marriott’s honor).

Mitt Romney’s position on the board did become a little bit of an issue in some circles during the Republican primaries, because Marriott hotels are among those that offer pornography in their rooms.