Queue the Red Cross telethon raising money for victims of recent wild fires. Mike Myers cringes as Kanye West breaks script and blurts out:
Black People don’t care for Mitt Romney.
That would pretty much summarize the response Mitt Romney got during his speech before the NAACP today:
(You can watch the whole awkward Romney speech here.)
I have to tell you… I’ve been covering the Romney campaign for a year now[….] I have not heard that kind of sustained booing for Mitt Romney during the course of this campaign. […] This was, perhaps, one of the most negative reactions Mitt Romney has had in the course of his 2012 presidential campaigns.
Here are some photos of the audience reaction.
Last night, the twittersphere was all a-tweet with the hash tag #ThingsRomneyShouldntSayToNAACP. You know, things like
Freedom of Teach @FreedomofTeach
My wife drives a couple of Cadillacs, so we have that in common. #ThingsRomneyShouldntSayToNAACP
Er. D.-OBAMA2012 @esd2000
#ThingsRomneyShouldntSayToTheNAACP I’m a big fan of the Basketball contests you guys all love.
Shrink’g Mdl Class @alohaGOP
“I had a dream too – but mine came true, obviously.” #fakelaugh #ThingsRomneyShouldntSayToNAACP
Who knew the #OneThingRomneyReallyShouldntHaveSaid is written into his day-to-day stump speech.
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