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December 5, 2012

Romney’s Bargain Days

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Given the punishment the Romney’s took over the past two years as the poster family for the 1%, early post-election returns suggest a definitive pattern in the clan’s public ways. With Mitt’s foray to CVS recently and this latest trip to Costco, expect the Romneys to star as “the icons of bargain days” — at least until the paparazzi get tired of chasing them around.

Mitt romney costco shopping photos parking lot

Regarding that well-documented Costco excursion, by the way, my wife — who has a good eye is also well practiced in the ways of sustainability — had a few takeaways from the snaps. Specifically, she marveled at the amount of paper and plastic products just a waffle away from the landfill.

Mitt romney costco shopping photos Audi Station Wagon

Then, for the love of Detroit, what she also wanted to know is: what happened to all Ann’s Cadillacs?

Here’s the full TMZ slideshow where they pick his bones over his China (toy) policy.

(photo: Stern/DoubleVisionMedia via TMZ)

  • LanceThruster

    I’m amazed that someone with the time, money, and resources he has at his disposal only seems to think he can make a difference in the world as POTUS. Now he’s beset by boredom? That’s a pretty limited worldview if I do say so myself.

  • matt

    shhhhh….. he’s undercover.

  • Marie

    The second image made me laugh. All that Winter drab, and then there’s Ann’s scarf glowing hot pink. That scarf probably cost more than the content of those two carts put together. Cashmere, I’m guessing. You wouldn’t be finding cashmere at Costco.

  • black_dog_barking

    Willard’s paparazzi pics spark more interest than all of the campaign stunts he pulled the past cycle *trying* to capture a small bit of mind-share. So, yet another monument to the gods of failure that thrust this guy at us. Just glad the dimmer Bush hasn’t generated this kind of response.

  • Lee Viola

    Bottom photo: Is it law that the licence plate has to be photo-shopped out or just courtesy?

  • playera

    He sure looks 47%er in the top foto.

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