Credit: ReasonCredit: ReasonThe 2012 presidential election season was an interesting spectacle for many reasons. However, it looks like the race for the White House could have been a little more interesting had a “Unity Ticket” that reportedly almost came into being actually been realized.

From Bloomberg:

It’s one of the great untold stories of the 2012 presidential campaign, a tale of ego and intrigue that nearly upended the Republican primary contest and might even have produced a different nominee.

As Mitt Romney struggled in the weeks leading up to the Michigan primary, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum almost agreed to form a joint “Unity Ticket” to consolidate conservatives support and topple Romney.

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