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October 30, 2012

Sandy: Mitt Gets It, Mitt Gets It

Taking hits on FEMA support and federal versus local disaster funding, Romney more than covers his bases in terms of the optics.

(photos: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images caption 1: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) shows Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus (R) and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) (C) an iPad with an image of Hurricane Sandy aboard the campaign bus en route to a campaign rally at Avon Lake High School on October 29, 2012 in Avon Lake, Ohio. Romney has canceled other campaign events on October 29 and 30 due to Hurricane Sandy.caption variation 2: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks at the weather report in a newspaper on his campaign bus en route to a campaign rally at Avon Lake High School on October 29, 2012 in Avon Lake, Ohio….)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Vinny-Gordon/100003266906987 Vinny Gordon

    Another “Let Detroit go Bankrupt” moment. Now it has become “Let FEMA go Bankrupt” just like Ron Paul to do away for FEMA and go back to the 1911 Galveston Storm. Look how well that turned out for Galveston. Galveston before the storm was the largest seaport in the Gulf. After the storm, a small town down the bayou from Galveston became the largest seaport, Houston.

  • namvetted68

    Romney scans weather maps trying to find political advantage during the recent natural disaster. As Portman and Priebus fake interest.

  • Enoch Root

    In that first image, Romney is consulting the NOAA weather map in order to get the best information available about the hurricane. I wonder if he realizes the irony.

    BTW, the Galveston storm was in 1900, and it did, in fact, make it to NYC where it killed one person and injured others.

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