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WaPost’s Jonathan Capehart Falls for Doctored MSNBC Video


More Wawa-Gate. Capehart writes:

Well, yesterday, Romney added to his parade of wonder with this beauty after visiting a well-known roadside convenience store chain in Pennsylvania.

[Video here]

Where do you get your hoagies here? Do you get them at Wawas? Is that where you get them?. . . Well, I went to a place today called Wawas. You ever been to Wawas? Anybody been there? Some people don’t like . . . I know, I’m sorry. It’s a big state divide. But we went to Wawas . . . I was at a Wawas. I went to order a sandwich. You press a little touchtone key pad.… You touch this, touch this, touch this, go pay the cashier, and there’s your sandwich. It’s amazing!

What’s amazing is that Romney is seeking to lead a nation he appears to be visiting for the very first time. Pity he won’t settle for a t-shirt instead of the presidency as his souvenir.

Even better, Capehart titles this post, “Romney’s American safari.”

What, like Mitt’s in Africa visiting the tribal villages? “Oooh, look: there’s a middle-class American at a convenience story watering hole! Quick, get a picture!”

And it goes without saying, if a conservative had said Obama was on a safari, the cries of “racism” would be deafening.


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