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March 14, 2012

Romney: Looks like a Push

Romney Missouri Damon Winter

After last night’s drenching, how many ways do we like Damon Winter’s photo on Mitt’s situation?

• Looking even more like a robot now.

• Like screen shot from Night of the Living Dead. …Or else: “Early mourning.”

• Watch you back? And then, talking vulnerability (metaphorically and literally): Who gets that far out front with that little protection?

• “Um, excuse me, Mr. Romney? Hello!!” Even “the Massachusetts Moderate” turns his back on the women’s vote.

via NYT slideshow: Santorum Sweeps Two Southern States

(photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times caption: A supporter reached out to touch Mr. Romney as he greeted people after a campaign event at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo.Republican strategists in Mississippi and Alabama said that Mr. Romney underperformed in key areas across their states, even in places where the party establishment was expected to rally behind him.)

  • bks

    Perfect.  Like an old man who has lost his way.  I’m not sure I’d even recognize him as the frontrunning GOP candidate for President, just nine months from election day.


  • Anonymous

    In contrast to the President whose rear profile we’ve seen in many photos, candidate Romney is not recognizable from this angle. One might argue that, due to his utter willingness to assume whatever pose benefits the particular moment, he is not recognizable from a full frontal view either.

  • LanceThruster

    I’m always struck by the sense of overinflated worth of those who feel their personal safety is so paramount that they’re always surrounded by a phalanx of security personnel.

    Mitt Romney! Man über the people!

    I for one would not miss his generic nothingness when he moves on to planet Kolob.

  • gmoke

    Where’s that arm coming from?  The sunglass crewcut, the curly head, the baby?  It appears to be a female arm but it is certainly disembodied

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