(CNN) – Hours before the polls closed Tuesday, GOP nominee Mitt Romney told reporters on his plane that he's so confident in a win he's only prepared a victory speech.
"I've only written one speech at this point," Romney said, adding the text of that address was 1,118 words long.
Saying "intellectually" he's felt he was going to win the election for a long time, Romney said his final campaign stops in Ohio and Pittsburgh Tuesday gave him an emotional jolt as well that victory is within his grasp.
As for any campaign regrets, Romney said he had few.
"I'm very proud of the campaign we've run," Romney said, adding that "no campaign is perfect."
"I am very pleased. I feel we have put it all on the field. We left nothing in the locker room," the candidate said.
This is exactly what our country needs. A man who is confident in his abilities."
Dont confuse "confidence" with "arrogance" (See GWB)
Romney/Ryan for the WIN!!
No concession speach eh mittens? Try this one; "well i guess i can go work for general motors. They are still in business after all..."
Ann Marie Antoinette told the hubby she would give concession speech.
"My mentally unstable husband and I are going home to dine on one billion dollars worth of Welsh Humble Pie".
the president will part the red sea tonight
No worries. Doesn't take that long to write a losing speech. That education his daddy paid for should have at least taught him how to write a quick 500 words.
I often say that the most important thing to look for in a presidential candidate are delusions of grandeur.
Why are Democrats such sore losers? Even before they lose, they're already thinking of excuses for losing!
Hubris, thy name is Mitt Romney.
That is just sheer arrogance if that is true. Even if it was Obama saying that, I would still call it very very very arrogant.
kayla - the president will part the red sea tonight
Even the Messiah cannot part the massive Red Sea of debt he has generated in the last 4 years! Thankfully the American people will not give me an opportunity to double the size of the Red Sea over the next 4 years.
Already told you Romney is going to win in a landslide.
Liberals better call the moving company early – they gonna be BUSY!
Yes, America needs a president who, in the final minutes of his campaign, shows that he does not prepare for all situations. Exactly the man we should put in the White House...
No one president can change everything, the limit the career politicians just like the presidents and more will get done faster
Someone make sure he got to eat that speech tonight lol
I hope he's good at improvisation.
Mitt never did anything special in Massachusetts. What makes you think he's going to change the US? We've seen more change in Obama's 4 years than we did with 8 years of Bush. I'm proud to say that I'm not from Kentucky.
I think everyone is tired of lies from the obama gov. I think it's time to give someone else who has expirience a chance to guide the country/ world down the right path. Romney/Ryan2012
Mitt only wrote a victory speech, but he outsourced the concession speech to China, so bare with him when you hear him speak broken English later tonight.
Oh I remember something like this, perhaps it's similar to the Patriots writing a book on winning the The Super Bowl and losing to the Giants.
You are seeing the real Romney. He will not be mister nice guy and if Paul Ryan thinks he is going to be a big influence he better think again. Mr. Romney may make him think he is important but Mitt Romney will be running this White House and doing things his way.
Massachusetts discovered that early on. You might call it arrogance he calls it his personality. Don't look for glad-handing or backslaps either. He will have very few really close aides. All the pundits who complained about President Obama may be surprised to find they are dealing with another very isolated and insulated man. He runs things his way as people at the Olympics found out. Since he did not run the London Olympics he could not imagine that someone else could do as good a job.
Mitt only wrote a victory speech. One for him, and one for Obama.
....I suggest he get himself some blank paper and some fresh pens then.
Few regrets....proud of his campaign?!
47%-gate, etch-a-sketch campaigning, lying about Obama's record, may have one the first debate but lost the next two...
Says a lot, actually, that he is proud of this train wreck he calls a campaign!
How proud do you think he'll be of his train wreck presidency and train wreck economy if he wins and actually tries to take us backwards with his policies?
If that isn't arrogance, I don't know what is. Get ready America, we will be bowing to him for our survival. Honor thy God, Mitt Romney.