Posts Tagged ‘Religion in Politics’


Romney Campaign Flyer Error Goes Unnoticed | Earns Respect

Friday, June 29th, 2012
Romney campaign flyer suggests there’s nothing wrong with a moron in White House.

Romney campaign flyer suggests there’s nothing wrong with a moron in White House.

Imagine you’re about to address a crowd of would-be supporters who already view your religious beliefs with skepticism and, in some instances, hostility. Now imagine you’re Mormon presidential candidate Mitt Romney about to take the podium to address the crowd when a frantic campaign worker points out a glaring error in the flyers that have just been distributed to the audience: the second M in Mormon has accidentally been omitted.

Well, that’s precisely what happened to Mitt Romney. And this on top of the Romney campaign iPhone app, which called for “A Better Amercia”!

But what could have proven to be a major embarrassment for the candidate surprisingly had no negative impact whatsoever and in fact had quite the opposite effect. “I thought, finally, here’s a guy I can relate to,” said Jed Klumpet, an unapologetic George W. Bush loyalist, who thought it gutsy for Romney to come out of the Northeast corridor intellectual closet and admit he’s a moron. “It’s like Forrest, Forrest Gump says: ‘Stupid is as stupid does.’ Today ol’ Willard done earned ol’ Jed’s respect.” (more…)