The Romney campaign is attempting to paint The Flipper as a really down-home, folksy, wicked-smaht(sic), wicked-funny guy. Ack!
Ignoring the staged moment in the video where Mitt's wife, Ann, kids the Flipper about his "not always funny" jokes, a remark that takes Mitt by surprise (yeah, right, as if they didn't rehearse THAT line 10 times before rolling the cameras) yuk, yuk, yuk -- did you happen to notice the shot of Flipper-Guy at the ball park in a Red Sox jacket?
Sure, Flippy is a regular Joe just like you and me, and it should come as no surprise that he's a big fan of the Beantown Bosox -- why look... there he is, right there at the ballpark!
Watch this 19 second unrehearsed, unstaged moment of pure Flippertude, as Mitt wonders out loud about the name of the song being played in the background as he signs autographs.
Somebody didn't get the memo. Mitt Romney is supposed to be running AWAY from Massachusetts (with a record like his, you would too). So DNC Sox fans were confused when the beloved Fenway anthem "Love That Dirty Water" came blasting out of the speakers after a Romney event in Iowa. And to top it off, he barely recognized the song! The recognizable tune, "Dirty Water" by the Standells, has blasted at Fenway Park in Boston after nearly every Red Sox home game win for years and it features the line, "And I love that dirty water, oh, Boston you're my home." Romney was recorded on CSPAN as saying, "Oh that's that song, Gosh, I was wondering what that song was." -- Mike Gehrke, Democrats.org
Oh Mitt! You're such a joke!
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