Welcome Back to Politics, Mitt Romney

Welcome Back to Politics, Mitt Romney. Romney will make his first political appearance since the election next month at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where he’ll deliver his thoughts on “the current state of affairs in America and the world,” according to the American Conservative Union.  [WBUR]

Another Call for Cardinal Sean O’Malley as the Next Pope. “Up until now, the media has opined that being an American is the biggest impediment for a candidate because the United States is a superpower,” writes Xavier L. Suarez. “But they have it all backwards: Being American is actually a huge asset. US power is waning, and there has never been a pope from America. It’s our turn.”  [Globe]

Tom Brady and Robert Kraft May Soon Become Neighbors. Brady is reportedly looking at a plot of several acres of land in Brookline, not far from Kraft’s house.  [WHDH]

So About That Weekend Snowstorm … “All systems are go for another substantial snowfall for the Boston area,” WCVB meteorologist Harvey Leonard said. Right now, the storm is set to move into the Boston area on Saturday night and intensify Sunday. Some areas could see between 6-12 inches of snow, with the heaviest predictions for areas north of the Mass Pike.  [WCVB]

Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z May Perform at Fenway in August. Inside Track rumor has it that it would be part of the stadium tour first reported by Rolling Stone.  [Herald]