Mittens just can’t catch a break today. Beginning about 23 hours ago, his social media intern tweeted about astronaut Sally Ride losing her battle with pancreatic cancer, but must’ve missed that she was outed posthumously by her lesbian sister Bear Ride (BTW - BEST NAME EVER), prompting snarky tweets like this:
@MittRomney kind of despicable & grotesque that her partner of 27 years will be denied federal benefits, don’t you think?— The Mountain Goats (@mountain_goats) July 24, 2012
Then his campaign advisors — one was behind the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plume — forget to address the Afghanistan war in discussing Romney’s public policy. Then Camp Romney retaliates by rehashing the “Obama appeases Muslims/isn’t American” chorus from the primaries, to which Obama’s aides respond this afternoon with the video below:
Pull up your chairs, kids, and keep it down — the library is open!