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January 8, 2012

Air Mitt

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Not that other candidates haven’t been jetting around, but this series is so characteristic. When the vehicle of the moment is the campaign bus, Getty’s shots of Romney on his swoopy-looking jet can’t help but frame him as the candidate of the 1%. Then, about that glance, the sky’s the limit?

(photo: Chip Somodevilla. caption: Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (2nd R) talks with (L-R) son Tagg Romney, campaign advisors Stuart Stevens, wife Ann Romney and advisor Eric Fehrnstrom on a chartered airplane after departing Des Moines, Iowa, January 4, 2012 while en route to Manchester, New Hampshire. Romney beat former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum by only eight votes in Tuesday’s “first in the nation” Iowa Caucuses.)

  • Enoch Root

    Willard is Bob Roberts.

  • Glenn

    He looks like an android.

  • Stella

    Oh beautiful, for spacious skies!

    Mitt’s been rehearsing the song for weeks, and his family has got the facial control perfected.

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    XQSLOHHKDFJ I like it very much!

  • http://twitter.com/Sharoney Sharoney

    I love Ann “Lady MacBeth” Romney’s expression. Talk about the face revealing the soul.

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