After ripping him to shreds over the past decade, the New York Times looks poised to make Mitt Romney man of the year.

How does the Times suddenly figure out he’s “refreshing” when the man made his first run for president a decade ago?

The story has changed significantly.

And remember this Times editorial blasting Romney for perpetuating the cold war with his comment that Russia was the biggest geopolitical foe that the United States was facing?

How does that take look with all of the collusion discussion today?

The glowing Times commentary is published on the heels of Romney predicting that Trump will be reelected in 2020.

Sounds like the New York Times is preparing to endorse Romney for the Republican nomination in the big race, but he’s not running…