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Romneymania!

This week’s “Onion,” a hilarious satirical newspaper, has as lead article:

ROMNEYMANIA SWEEPS AMERICA.”

Millions have been captivated, and even moved to tears, by Mitt Romney … “The raw energy and enthusiasm Mitt Romney stirs inside people is like nothing I’ve ever seen,” Youngstown, Ohio auto mechanic Chris Ritenour said Wednesday. “Everything he says resonates with Americans. His moving story of growing up privileged, his inspiring rise from moderate wealth to overwhelming riches, his thrilling work in the highest echelons of corporate finance – he really speaks to the heart and mind of the common man.”

As Romneymania has grown, the Republican candidate has crossed over from political figure to cultural phenomenon. Countless reverent portraits of Romney have appeared in storefront windows throughout the country, often accompanied by one of the candidate’s signature inspirational phrases, like ‘Let Detroit go bankrupt’ or ‘Corporations are people, my friend.’
It goes on this delicious way. What a fine bunch the Republican candidates are. I would have liked to hear more about Newt’s plans for the moon.
Yesterday, a blizzard – beautiful fresh snow on my way home from Ryerson. Today, 10 degrees and sunny, like spring. Very confusing. Where am I?

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