Originally Posted by GRangerPrimeNYC
Here's my theory
The presidents went in the order they did in the MCU like in our universe.
Now after the Chituari invasion, which say happens in May 2012, Obama resigns from office or runs for reelection, but loses, while Romney didn't bother running for president or he did, but lost in the MCU too
That makes the most sense to me, given that IM2 did have that painting which alluded to Obama's existence. But the invasion of NYC changed history completely.