AND HUMBLE TOO  12:40 pm September 27, 2012

Romney Website: Mitt Romney Just Cold Saving People’s Lives Right And Left

by Rebecca Schoenkopf

For I'm a jolly good fellowDid you know Mitt Romney once saved a 14-year-old girl’s LIFE? He did that by going to look for her after she disappeared. Even though he did not actually find her. And she was just sleeping off an Ecstasy binge. But no, Mitt Romney is like Ryan Gosling times Morrissey plus Superman minus Kryptonite. Mitt Romney can’t help saving people’s lives. He just does it. Like one time he and his family saw a boat take on water and they didn’t even leave the people to drown! MittRomney.com, through the offices of Hottest Conservative Blogger John Hawkins, would like you to remember that! MITT ROMNEY IS A LIVING SAINT.

Mitt Romney saw people in trouble and he didn’t wait for the government to save them, he made a REAL gutsy call, and did what he had to do to save their lives.

The Morrisseys of Tewksbury were motoring their vintage wooden boat through the large lake on July 4 weekend that year when, around sunset and about 300 yards from shore, the vessel began taking on water. Robert Morrissey attempted to dial 911 on his cell phone, only to lose the device in the water as the boat started sinking rapidly.

That’s when Romney, who owns a home on the shore of the lake, and two of his sons jumped on jet skis and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water.

The Romneys took two of the passengers ashore, and others in the area helped the rest of the family — and the dog, too — make it back to land without injury.

Hey Catholic Church, do we really have to wait for Mitt Romney to be dead and do a bunch of miracles before we canonize him? We do? Fucking Church.

One time, we were at Disneyland with our son and he started choking and we gave him the Heimlich maneuver, instead of letting him learn the consequences of not chewing thoroughly, by dying. We would like that to be Noted when we run for president. (We are not running for president. Too many nudie shots.)

Other INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT MITT ROMNEY include the time he paid for all the many thousands of pints of milk for a veterans shelter, for years, which is nice! Of course, he did this because he had (SHOCKER) insulted them. By accident, most likely, it is just what he does. He also helped a dying boy write his will, which is presented, as you would expect, as something NO ONE ELSE ON EARTH would ever do, because everybody else would just be like FUCK YOU DYING BOY, that is just how people are, constantly telling dying children to go fuck themselves. In addition, Romney volunteered many hours to his church. This is because he was a bishop, but, you know. Volunteer work.

[MittRomney.com, via Jezebel]

 

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freakishlywrong September 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm

"Well, that's odd … I've just robbed a man of his livelihood, and yet I feel strangely empty. Tell you what, Smithers – have him beaten to a pulp."

starfanglednut September 27, 2012 at 9:56 pm

It's amazing how much Mitt is like Burns.

no_gravity September 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Some saint, too bad he can't save his own campaign.

hagajim September 27, 2012 at 12:45 pm

Now, if he were able to save his campaign, THAT would be a miracle.

GeorgiaBurning September 27, 2012 at 1:31 pm

Resurrection requires that the subject was once alive.

Terry September 27, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Romney's campaign is worse off than Lazarus at this point.

BornInATrailer September 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm

Living Latter Day Saint, that is.

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Meaning they're only saints in the afternoon?

jodyleek September 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm

You misspelled STAIN.

Negropolis September 28, 2012 at 2:16 am

Silly, SATAN doesn't have an I in it.

Barbara_ September 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm

I thought he saved a 14 year-old girls life by not marrying her and assuring the rest of her life a living Mormon marriage hell.

SaintRond September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

The proper thing for a Mormon Bishop to do would be, when she screams, "Fuck me! Fuck me!" with her head spinning around, he fucks her, then five weeks later the demon comes out in the morning sickness.

It's right next to the chapter on saving drowning people.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

And that one time he didn't hijack a plane and fly it into the White House was just like those people in Pennsylvania on 9/11.

Chet Kincaid_ September 27, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Only Mormons do that stuff. Rest assured, Mitt is simply a "Mormon."

Trannysurprise September 27, 2012 at 2:06 pm

She should look on the bright side. She will have all those other wives to help with the dishes.

hagajim September 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Wow! Mitt did what almost any human would do! Had he not done something I would really think he was a douche. However, remember, these people were his rich friends. I imagine if it was a poor in a canoe he and egg would have just laughed about it.

Lot_49 September 27, 2012 at 12:50 pm

The Free Enterprise System made him rich enough to afford those jetskis. Credit where credit is due.

Although every time one of those goddam things buzzes buy I want to launch a torpedo and sink it.

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 12:55 pm

I still want to see the goddam tax returnskis.

CleverSobriquet September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Did he have an elevator for those jet skis?

gullywompr September 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

You gotta admit, he is pretty damned lifelike.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Right? This is the equivalent not of walking a blind person across the street, but of telling him "Hey! You blind or something? Sign says 'walk', asshole!"

But we're supposed to think him a saint…

skmind September 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Indeed. After all, what are the odds that they were not part of the 47%?

EatsBabyDingos September 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Did the dog get to ride on top of the jet ski?

hagajim September 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

Nah – they just tied a rope to its collar and dragged it in.

Dr_Zoidberg September 27, 2012 at 12:44 pm

I heard that once Mitt built a blimp and fought the Nazis!

rocktonsam September 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

to bad Mittens can't save himself from being a huge asshole

the_onceler September 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

"That’s when Romney, who owns a home on the shore of the lake, and two of his sons jumped on jet skis and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water.

The Romneys took two of the passengers ashore, and others in the area helped the rest of the family — and the dog, too — make it back to land without injury."

They are really making it easy for Wonkette commenters aren't they?

noodlesalad September 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

He could have punched the guy in the face on the way to shore for being a stupid poor, but refrained! (What was done to him once they reached land is left unsaid).

the_onceler September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

At least Romney could have offered a hair cut.

PsycWench September 27, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Wait a minute, "others in the area"? Why isn't this sainthood being spread around? And also, I held a colleague's baby so she could eat lunch with two hands today. I think there should at least be a headline in the local paper tomorrow.

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm

What flavor baby did she have? You are so nice to do that. Awards!!!

PsycWench September 27, 2012 at 1:15 pm

The hard part was giving the baby back. But never mind that, I hear Mitt Romney is going to have Crumb and Get It send me cookies. Especially since the baby was white.

Terry September 27, 2012 at 1:38 pm

The Romney's were dumbasses and went out to to rescue people on jet skis, rather than taking their boat. You can pull people (and dogs) into a boat. It's hard to get a person up on a wobbly jet ski out in deep water. The Romneys were of the same approximate use as a bucket under a bull.

Geminisunmars September 27, 2012 at 1:43 pm

They were actually going out to get a good view of the drowning, but there were others there with their boats to help. So they had to act like they'd come out to give assistance.

bobbert September 27, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Yeah, as I read it the scoreboard says:

Rmoneys 2

Others 4 (plus dog)

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:53 pm

The Morrisseys of Tewksbury were motoring their vintage wooden boat through the large lake on July 4

…is your clue that these were Romney's base: corporatist plutocrats who he probably sold an investment in Bain to on the way back to shore.

Pithaughn September 27, 2012 at 1:57 pm

So Romney is a good closer you think?

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:59 pm

"…Or I can turn this jet ski around…."

PsycWench September 27, 2012 at 1:57 pm

I read "and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water" and somehow envisioned Mitt's family dog riding its own jetski. But apparently that was not what happened.

ImForMitt! September 27, 2012 at 10:22 pm

The dog was in a crate on top of the jetski.

Indiepalin September 27, 2012 at 12:46 pm

Wake me up when Mitt donates a semi full of beer to a dying fraternity.

IceCreamEmpress September 27, 2012 at 4:25 pm

A semi full of beer and some enema bags, thank you very much.

Gleem McShineys September 27, 2012 at 6:27 pm

Oh, awesome! Someone needs to tell Mitt about this, stat. He may be proscribed from drinking wine after is upcoming big loss, but Joseph Smith didn't say a damn word about butt-chugging!

Goonemeritus September 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm

I saved my wife last night from a possible coronary or diabetes by finish the last of the cherry pie while she was watching Law and Order.

mayor_quimby September 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

HERO!

Dr_Zoidberg September 27, 2012 at 1:03 pm

You, sir, are a genuine American hero! You have my vote.

DaveJ September 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm

TMI, bro.

Pithaughn September 27, 2012 at 1:45 pm

What a stud!

Geminisunmars September 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm

And how did she show you her gratitude?

Goonemeritus September 27, 2012 at 1:52 pm

No but I assume she was just to overcome with emotion at the time.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Chris Christie?

Chet Kincaid_ September 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

I'm sure she was riveted by Captain Cragen's dropping gown for examination of his whore-scratches, after being set up for murder.

DaveJ September 27, 2012 at 12:47 pm

The Morrisseys of Tewksbury

Of course Mitt would run to save fucking Morrissey. He probably had some rude words for Johnny Marr that one time he saw him in Portland, too.

UnholyMoses September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

The Death of a Mormon's campaign … it happens a lot 'round here …

EatsBabyDingos September 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Mitt is Murder.

PennyDreadful September 28, 2012 at 10:29 am

Kudos.

OneYieldRegular September 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm

Panic on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee,
Panic in the vintage boat of Tewksbury,
I wonder to myself,
Could life ever be sane again?

ThankYouJeebus September 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm

One time Mitt Romney gave me an incredibly rare 20% off coupon from Bed Bath and Beyond. It helped me get off the dole.

He has my vote.

Isyaignert September 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm

If you happen to get a campaign solicitation from Rmoney, as I did, send them a nice little note saying that you can't send them any money because the Repbulicon's Great Recession has ruined your life, but maybe these coupons will help, then stuff the postage-paid return envelope with junk mail and a one pound piece of steel.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm

This is brilliant.

Except you might need the steel to open a can of hobo beans

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 12:48 pm

"Vintage wooden boat" is code for "poorz water-jalopy" He should have left them to pull themselves up by their boatstraps. Drowning is what they get for not buying a better boat.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

Vintage wooden boat is more likely to be an antique Chris-Craft worth more than a Poor's lifetime earnings.

Terry September 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm

The perfectly restored and polished metal fittings on the antique Chris-Craft alone were worth more than a Poor's lifetime earnings.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:09 pm
bobbert September 27, 2012 at 2:15 pm

I'm not even a boat guy, and that made my eyes pop.

An_Outhouse September 27, 2012 at 1:05 pm

I thought poorz had the leaky, aluminum fish catchers. All the vintage wooden boats I see are fancy, shiny, and filled with fat white people.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm

Thanks for ruining my narrative, guys! Now I guess I HAVE TO VOTE FOR MITTENS!

kittensdontlie September 27, 2012 at 1:31 pm

Later, Mittens found that the boat in question was a jalopy, but stuck to the vintage boat story to save face.—Boston Herald (not intended to be a factual account, but the narrative was saved! And there wouldn't be any vintage boats around if they so prone to sinking.)

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Yes, like a company "saved" by Bain Capital, it had a veneer of the finest teak and cypress, but that merely covered an empty shell made up of earwax and dryer lint.

SoBeach September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

That’s when Romney, who owns a home on the shore of the lake, and two of his sons jumped on jet skis and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water.

Really? REALLY? A boat is sinking 300 yards away and you're sitting on your back porch next to your jet skis, and you're a HERO for giving people a ride to shore?

People with waterfront homes and jet skis live for shit like that. Believe me, I know.

bureaucrap September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Actually, if I count correctly, with two sons, there would have been THREE jet skis. And yet they only gave two people rides. That means that one of the three did nothing but point and laugh. Any guess as to which one?

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Mitt only saved the tax payers. He left the freeloading kids and olds to die.

sullivanst September 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Presumably this is because the Romneys were not the first to arrive to offer help, and the other four potential drownees (and dog) had already been picked up by the earlier rescuers.

I mean, the guy's enough of a douche that you can give him the benefit of the doubt and still hate him.

Terry September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

Have you tried to crawl up on to a jet ski in deep water? Unless you're in good shape, it's a real pain in the arse.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

It's much easier of there's someone on it pointing and laughing hysterically, threatening to cut your bangs off extending his hand for you to grasp.

Negropolis September 28, 2012 at 2:23 am

No.

Pithaughn September 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm

True that. I can't wait to test out my man overboard training someday. I can tie a bowline front or back in the dark. We practiced with dead weight hauling by hand and using the opposite side winch. This was at Lake Dillon, water temp 43 degrees!

CrunchyKnee September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

I hate when people wait for the government to save them when they are drowning. Everyone knows that the government cannot swim, especially after we drown it in a bathtub, or some such American conservative party bullshit. I think today is going to be a 3 Guinness lunch day, ugh.

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 12:52 pm

3 Guinness lunch day….? Because Thursday?

ThankYouJeebus September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Because it's a day that ends in Y.

CrunchyKnee September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Indeed.

FNMA September 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm

Three Guinness lunch? What, you get only half an hour for lunch?

CrunchyKnee September 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

I have an early afternoon meeting, so I can't have my usual 3 shots of tequila with the beer.

NorthStarSpanx September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

— and the dog, too —

See how he did that? Mentioned the dog saving, especially, more than once.

sullivanst September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Although, notice that Mitt was not actually the dog's savior. Someone else built that.

noodlesalad September 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm

He even had a dog cage strapped to the bottom of his jet ski just in case of such an emergency.

FNMA September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

I remember the time when Mitt and the boys…WAIT A MINUTE! TOO MANY NUDIE SHOTS! AND WE HAVEN'T SEEN THEM YET!

gullywompr September 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Pics or it didn't happen.

kittensdontlie September 27, 2012 at 1:22 pm

No pics, no votes.

Spurning Beer September 27, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Nudie shots or GTFO, please.

Gleem McShineys September 27, 2012 at 6:35 pm

Great, Editrix. Now I'm going to get an inexplicable boner everytime someone mentions Mitt Romney, because of this.

HistoriCat September 28, 2012 at 6:28 pm

Here I am, a day late to this story and all I can think to say is "why did it take so long for someone to focus on the important part of the story?"

weejee September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

♪♫ Willard's cool, super cool,
He tiptoes across the swimming pool
Has anybody seen our Mitt?
He's such a fool,
this Wall Street tool,
Has anybody seen our Mitt? ♫♪

CivilMcMannerly September 27, 2012 at 12:49 pm

"Six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water."

Stupid plebs. Everyone knows you strap that bitch to the forward mast of your schooner.

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 12:50 pm

"…Too many nudie shots."

Pics or gtfo!

gullywompr September 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm

What happens at RNC Convention, stays at RNC convention.

Isyaignert September 27, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Be careful what you wish for. Most people do not look good nekkid.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:57 pm

This is Editrix we're talking about and having seen her in person, I can attest that you are incorrect, sir (or madam, as the case may be).

Isyaignert September 27, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Begging your pardons kind sir and dear Editrix; I sincerely thought we were talking about people in general. Editrix is a lovely vessel of all that is good.

PS – Isy is a grrrl.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm

*sheathing Sword of Destiny*

Come here often?

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 1:57 pm

This x infinity ^ 2

SexySmurf September 27, 2012 at 12:50 pm

True story. Last night, Mitt did not break into my apartment and murder me in my sleep even though I'm poor. What a nice guy!

sullivanst September 27, 2012 at 12:50 pm

(We are not running for president. Too many nudie shots.)

That's it, I'm registering DraftSchoenkopf.com and SchoenkopfForPresident.com right now!

Spurning Beer September 27, 2012 at 1:41 pm

I'm going to sign up for her Twitter stream.

HempDogbane September 27, 2012 at 12:51 pm

Mitt also tips 20%.

Wilcoxyz September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

On the PRE-TAX total. He's not spending his hard earned money on government intrusion.

docterry6973 September 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm

But he doesn't buy alcohol so the restaurant practically loses money on the deal. Cheap bastard.

Spurning Beer September 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm

20% of the time, that is.

Negropolis September 28, 2012 at 2:26 am

I bet it's more like 13% or maybe even just 9%.

Blueb4sinrise September 27, 2012 at 12:51 pm

….. Morrissey attempted to dial 911 on his cell phone…

"Emergency swimming lessons hotline. How may I help you?"

[yes, Imma bad person]

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:09 pm

Or…"is your computer plugged in and turned on?"

Blueb4sinrise September 27, 2012 at 1:20 pm

I think something is wrong with the monitor. It's all black.

Poindexter718 September 27, 2012 at 12:52 pm

Only saved them b/c "Don't feed fish."

Lot_49 September 27, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Remember that Zoolander gif of Hopey'n'Joe'n'Hillary rockin'n'rollin' in a car that was circulating about this time four years ago? Can that be resurrected? If they're dredging up junk like this to make Mitt seem likable, it seems to be about time.

Here it is: http://roflrazzi.cheezburger.com/news/tag/zooland

How bad is Romney going to blow it in the debates?

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 1:28 pm

I'm expecting him to spout gibberish, interspersed with that fucking bark/laugh.

gurukalehuru September 27, 2012 at 1:35 pm

My prediction: Bad, real bad. Like Herman Cain staring at the ceiling saying "Libya, Libya" bad. Like Rick Perry saying "Oops" bad. Like Michele Bachmann saying vaccinations make your kids retarded bad.

And both Fox News and CNN will call it a draw.

weejee September 27, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Rmoney's going to blow whom?

Lot_49 September 27, 2012 at 1:49 pm

He'll make Rick Perry look like Michael Kinsley.

noodlesalad September 27, 2012 at 12:53 pm

So Romney follows the First Law of Robotics. "A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm." Is that unexpected?

banana_bread September 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

This comment. I love it.

glasspusher September 27, 2012 at 3:30 pm

Any flavor of The Repo Code is cool.

emmelemm September 27, 2012 at 1:12 pm

{golf clap}

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 1:29 pm

Same model as Robbie in Forbidden Planet? With a fancy shell, that is.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Wait! You have nudie shots?

Tide: Maybe I should have read the rest of this, but it was all something, something, words, Romney, TOO MANY NUDIE SHOTS.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:18 pm

You read just enough to RUIN MY COMMENT.

Harumph!

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

That was later, while basking in the afterglow.

ChernobylSoup September 27, 2012 at 12:53 pm

Breaking: Romney scooted his chair over so man in wheelchair could pass by.

gullywompr September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

TO BILL BRASKI!!!

Warco3 September 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm

Rebecca, your post drips of sarcasm. Sweet, delicious, sarcasm.

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 12:55 pm

"…He also helped a dying boy write his will,…."

Leaving everything to Bain Capital and fucking the parents out of the paltry insurance policy they had to cover little Junior's funeral.

Lionel[redacted]Esq September 27, 2012 at 12:55 pm

So, Romney sort of followed the three laws before someone at OCP reprogrammed him. Is this news?

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Do the "three laws" mention dogs?

emmelemm September 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Double golf clap!

Sue4466 September 27, 2012 at 12:57 pm

Getting on a jetski is a "REAL gutsy call"? I thought that was something drunk frat boys did all the time. Alpha/Delta 2012

KeepFnThatChicken September 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm

If I were the Catholic Church, I'd have LDS numbers on my block list.

fartknocker September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

How nice of Mitt, helping a person in time of need. On the other hand, my President helped save thousands of jobs at GM and ordered Seal Team 6 to kill Bin Laden.

Go play with your fucking pony you pandering goat fuck.

kittensdontlie September 27, 2012 at 1:48 pm

As a proud Ohioan, I know Mittens was the Seal on ST 6 that took the kill shot, and this was after the President said No. In this case, the fiction is stranger than the truth.

banana_bread September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Now now, let's give credit where credit is due. If it had been Dubya instead of Mittens, that family would have drowned because he thought they were circus performers.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:03 pm

Or ponies.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm

The Aristocrats!

An_Outhouse September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Mitt Romney was Cory Booker's inspiration. They both love private equity firms.

UnholyMoses September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

I once saw Mitt Romney scissor kick Angela Lansbury …

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:03 pm

At least he didn't scissor her.

starfanglednut September 27, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Retch! Glagh!

SexySmurf September 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm

He left out the most heartwarming part; when the Morrisseys were late paying the bill for their rescue, Mittens didn't even charge them interest.

barto September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

They didn't mention the fact that Ann had just sold that boat to those poor fuckers.

Fox n Fiends September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

It takes THREE Romneys to save TWO people. That's deficit spending right there.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:04 pm

And their little dog, too!

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 1:00 pm

That lake…. so beautiful. And the water is just the right depth.

Dr_Zoidberg September 27, 2012 at 1:05 pm

I like…lakes.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 3:46 pm

I thought he worked in liquid.

Negropolis September 28, 2012 at 2:29 am

Both the Great Lakes and the other…lakes.

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Couldn't Romney have just parted the waters? Geez.

starfanglednut September 27, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Or walked right across?

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

What about that time the airplane caught on fire and Mitt opened the window, saving them all from dying from smoke inhalation?

Tundra Grifter September 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

When Miffed (r)Money grows up, he wants to be Corey Booker.

After his overseas debacle, I predicted a major (r)Money gaff in September or October. I didn't realize, of course, that would be a tape from earlier in the year. That "47%" remark has really struck.

Of course, it just echoes his earlier statement "I don't care about the very poor." As if we didn't already know!

el_donaldo September 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm

So Mitt's like Corey Booker, except he might be a tad more selective let's say in who he'll pull out of a burning building.

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 1:23 pm

While the 47% riff was bad enough, it has really surprised me that the "kick the [Israel] issue down the road and hope something intervenes because we can't really fix it" ramble hasn't outraged the warmongers.

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:48 pm

Think about this: that was the first blood the Obama campaign could draw directly. Imagine if the race had been closer when it hit and Mitt was still hanging around in a tie or close?

I almost wish Mitt had run a decent campaign just so we could see what else the Obama camp had scrounged up.

mayor_quimby September 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

I once swerved not to hit a kid who ran into the street, and the little bastard didn't even give me a coutresy wave. Fuck that kid.

mbobier September 27, 2012 at 1:02 pm

Saint Mittens of Winnipesaukee's hagiography grows apace, thanks to the devoted scribes of Greater Wingnuttia! The blessed saint's emblem should involve a jet ski, a carton of milk, and an offended veteran.

belmontreport September 27, 2012 at 1:05 pm

Every single thing that people use to illustrate how human Romney is points out his tremendous wealth & privilege or his religion. Seriously.

He helped a friend look for a girl — by using his private plane! He saved a family from drowning (by his vacation home) — by sending out his multiple jet skis. He helped a little boy write a will — because he is a lawyer that went to Harvard. He volunteers at his church — because he is a Mormon and that is required for his religion. He bought milk for a homeless veterans shelter — because he can afford to do so. He donates more than 10% of his income — because he is required to tithe to his church.

I feel like we should thank the Romney campaign for constantly reminding us that he should be paying more in taxes, because he has enough money to do all of this and more.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm

Sometimes I give 5 bucks to the homeless deaf chick who lives in my hood. See, I'm just like Romney.

Geminisunmars September 27, 2012 at 1:58 pm

So you are saying that you are filthy rich too?

eta: And that is a nice thing you do.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 8:16 pm

Homeless deaf chicks are hawt.

Geminisunmars September 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

He's got that noblesse oblige act down pat.

imissopus September 27, 2012 at 2:07 pm

"He bought milk for a homeless veterans shelter–because he can afford to do so. "

Also because he had said something insulting about the veterans and was basically buying his way out of trouble.

Oblios_Cap September 27, 2012 at 1:05 pm

Hey Catholic Church, do we really have to wait for Mitt Romney to be dead and do a bunch of miracles before we canonize him? We do? Fucking Church.

Hey- he's got to do his part if he wants to be a Saint. There's no exemptions granted to Mormom bishops.

BlueStateLibel September 27, 2012 at 1:06 pm

I saved my brother from drowning (true story), do I get to be POTUS and rich like Mitt now?

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm

No. Go to work.

randcoolcatdaddy September 27, 2012 at 1:08 pm

<DRUDGESIRENS> MITT ROMNEY SHOWS HUMAN EMOTION <DRUDGESIRENS>

rocktonsam September 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Miffed doesn't get enough credit for saving China's economy also.

freakishlywrong September 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Anyone else just want to slap that deranged smirk off this mo'fo's face? With votes?

sullivanst September 27, 2012 at 1:24 pm

Every time I see it.

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:11 pm

Speaking of kryptonite, can someone with a Phd in comics tell me if there was some kind of anti-kryptonite? Like if kryptonite is your bane and fucks you up, was there something that was the opposite of krytponite that totally makes everything better and makes you feel like you are seeing a double-rainbow with a unicorn and an actual liberal president with a majority in both houses? I was just having a debate on this matter of kryptonite and anti-kryptonite, and looky here coincidentally here comes Rebecca mentioning kryptonite, so I thought I'd ask.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:14 pm

Its called beer.

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:18 pm

I am thinking more along the lines of fakaktanite.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm

Now you're just pandering.

FakaktaSouth September 27, 2012 at 1:30 pm

That's the thing about pandering though, it works. So so well.

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm

I prefer to think of it as offering well-deserved acknowledgment of genuine virtues, please.

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:16 pm

All I can add is that anti-kryptonite sports a goatee.

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

not mine.

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Where is Soros when we need him?

emmelemm September 27, 2012 at 1:22 pm

We need a light, with some sort of symbol, that we can flash in the sky when we want him to show up.

Doktor Zoom September 27, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Quick! The Nerd-Signal!

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:45 pm

You could just call on the nerd-phone. He may be off dancing, doing the nerd-tusi, or something.

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 1:37 pm
Weenus299 September 27, 2012 at 1:46 pm

The yellow sun does that to you. Makes you Super. I forgot what red Kryptonite does.

Chet Kincaid_ September 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm

Only people with balsa-wood-soft skulls read DC Comics.

ElPinche September 27, 2012 at 1:12 pm

Romney: "Well, the pleasure – the privilege is mine "

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm

I fell in a well when I was 3. Where the fuck was Mitt then????

eggsacklywright September 27, 2012 at 1:37 pm

I almost drownded. No Mittz here, either.

jodyleek September 27, 2012 at 1:53 pm

He was trying to tie Lassie to the roof of his car but she got away. You must be Timmy?

emmelemm September 27, 2012 at 3:16 pm

Baby Jessica?

docterry6973 September 27, 2012 at 7:04 pm

Got hit by a car when I was 12. No Mitt in sight. Of course he would have been 16 but still.

Blueb4sinrise September 27, 2012 at 1:18 pm

Mitt once had to walk 40 feet through a snow flurry to get to his plane.

Jus_Wonderin September 27, 2012 at 1:22 pm

I hear he has remote ignition on all of the cars in his elevator car garage. They are toasty warm by the time James drives around to pick him up.

chicken_thief September 27, 2012 at 1:26 pm

That was a rough day for Mitt. But it was fucking agony for the shoe shine boy.

Blueb4sinrise September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

Mitt had to split Railroad Stocks before going to class at Harvard!!!

YouBetcha September 27, 2012 at 1:19 pm

I still wouldn't hit that.

Peckerwood_Pete September 27, 2012 at 1:20 pm

I wonder if Mitt pees on people when they're on fire?

Doktor Zoom September 27, 2012 at 1:24 pm

But did the librul media report the lake rescue accurately? No, they all focused on what Mitt yelled as he jet-ski'd to the rescue: "I'll get you, my pretty! And your little dog, too!"

Nostrildamus September 27, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Hey Catholic Church, do we really have to wait for Mitt Romney to be dead and do a bunch of miracles before we canonize him? We do? Boy! Fucking Church.

Fixed.

magic_titty September 27, 2012 at 1:27 pm

Mitt Romney routinely saves Alexander Hamilton, Ben Franklin, and countless Abe Lincolns from the clutches of the poor. He is a sight to behold.

Guppy September 27, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Are you kidding? He doesn't even bend over to pick up off the street anything that doesn't have Grant's or Franklin's face on it.

(But he really prefers Jacob Burckhardt.)

Mahousu September 27, 2012 at 1:32 pm

Mitt Romney once saw a quarter lying on the sidewalk and was going to pick it up, when he decided to leave it there so a poor person could have it instead. True story.

Well, ok, he didn't exactly leave it there. Actually, he superglued it to the sidewalk, so the poor person would have to work for his money and so build character.

And he then hid behind a tree, to see how many poor people he would build character in. (Five, before he got bored and left.)

Nostrildamus September 27, 2012 at 1:33 pm

"That’s when Romney, who owns a home on the shore of the lake, and two of his sons jumped on jet skis and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water…

The Romneys dropped off a pair of boot-straps to each person (2 pair for the dog), and promptly rode off with encouraging shouts of "Pull! Pull!". The 8 pairs of boot-straps, along with associated delivery charges, were later billed to the deceased's estates."

Terry September 27, 2012 at 1:33 pm

"That’s when Romney, who owns a home on the shore of the lake, and two of his sons jumped on jet skis and rode out to assist the six people, along with the family dog, struggling in the water."

It would have been a LOT more helpful if the Romneys had jumped in their BOAT rather than on jet skis to go out and rescue those folks. Because, you know, a BOAT had room to easily pull people aboard and all. It wouldn't have looked as he-man hot, however.

Lot_49 September 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm

Now now, let's not Swift-Ski the singular act of heroism that Romney can lay claim to. Anyway, the captain of the yacht was off that day, one of the deckhands had called in sick, and the oiler couldn't find the keys to the engine room.

Chet Kincaid_ September 27, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Ship Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Mitt

prommie September 27, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Damn who was that, 80s man?

KeepFnThatChicken September 27, 2012 at 1:53 pm

The inimitable Zappa

prommie September 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

I remember the cover now!

ahnc September 27, 2012 at 1:35 pm

I feel so dirty after reading that article.
Am I supposed to?

Not_So_Much September 27, 2012 at 1:35 pm

If you think he's a living saint now, just wait until he gets his own planet!

CommieDad September 27, 2012 at 1:36 pm

These are truly heroic anecdotes. I cried at the thought of Mitt on his Jet Ski, riding up to save that dog. I think it would be a shame, a god damn shame, to force that man to leave his vacation home. There are canines in the lake that need him. Please, if you have any humanity left, undecided voters in Ohio and Florida, vote to keep Mitt sitting by the lake.

docterry6973 September 27, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Mitt came over last night to polish my shoes. True story.

Beowoof September 27, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Hey kids I will steal the money to pay for your education, and then call you lazy moochers for not being able to get a job that requires education. Sweet deal for Mitt.

sbj1964 September 27, 2012 at 1:43 pm

I am sure the Catholic church will make Mitt a Saint after all they made Mother Teresa a Saint,and she was one cold evil bitch just like Mitt.

Weenus299 September 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm

"Vote for me, and everyone gets to ride on my Jet Ski!*"

*Dog must ride below decks

sudsmckenzie September 27, 2012 at 1:45 pm

meh, two years in France -killed two people, converted two people, he was due. http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-22/romne
ironically killed by a catholic priest who had been drinkin.

Weenus299 September 27, 2012 at 1:48 pm

Please, Romney Web site, please inform me of Mr. Romney's indefatigible barbershop skills.

ThundercatHo September 27, 2012 at 1:50 pm

Have they no personal flotation devices, have they no seat cushions?

Stevola September 27, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Please, nudie shots, please please

Monsieur_Grumpe September 27, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Oh yeah? What about all the people he didn't save?

Antispandex September 27, 2012 at 1:53 pm

"(We are not running for president. Too many nudie shots.)"

Perhaps if you shared a few we could better judge your….qualifications?

KeepFnThatChicken September 27, 2012 at 1:56 pm

[...] when, around sunset and about 300 yards from shore, the vessel began taking on water.

No, Mitt! They're supposed to die first, then you re-baptize 'em.

Ruhe September 27, 2012 at 1:59 pm

Being a nice person…a necessary but not sufficient condition for being elected president.

DahBoner September 27, 2012 at 2:00 pm

motoring their vintage motor boat

Hipsters?

actor212 September 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

I once finished off a quart of ice cream to save my then-pregnant then-wife from a coronary.

Sadly, she did not take this bold and brave act in the spirit with which it was intended.

SheriffRoscoe September 27, 2012 at 2:01 pm

I would tell you all about my many good deeds, but I don't won't you thinking I'm a slut.

pdiddycornchips September 27, 2012 at 2:50 pm

Sorry Sheriff but that slut ship sailed out of the harbor some time ago.

pdiddycornchips September 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

So, to recap the case for RMoney. If you're not rich, he doesn't give a shit about you but if he happens to see you drowning and he has a jet ski handy, him might help you and your dog. Otherwise, you poor fucks are on your own.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 2:48 pm

Can you write off a jet ski as an emergency vehicle?

Joshua Norton September 27, 2012 at 2:05 pm

And to show he's really hip and with it, Romney says induct Andy WIlliams into Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame.

CommieDad September 27, 2012 at 2:06 pm

I'm sure that many young woman out there dream of Mitt rescuing them while sleeping off an Ecstasy binge.

102415 September 27, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Seriously OT and please don't ban hammer me but for any NYC Wonkers. Please come to my party.
Spanky! You are invited too!

Obama 2012 La Palapa Fundraiser
September 29th, 2012, 3-6 PM
77 Saint Marks Place, between 1st and 2nd ave
Minimum Contribution is $30

There will be drinks, food, and live music.

If you can't make it but want to donate, or if you want to pre-pay: https://donate.barackobama.com/page/outreach/view

If you're in Facebook, here's our link: https://www.facebook.com/events/264660490316872/

zomgitsjesus September 27, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Once when I was sick, I had the runs and had an accident in my britches. Mitt Romney was kind enough to let me use one pair of his magic underwear (he wears two because of getting in an accident and hospital and all). I put them on and I never wanted to shit again. I swear I was walking around tall. People would ask me, "Do you have a stick stuck up your ass or something?" Unfortunately, my wife washed them with Cheer and it turns out that Cheer and Magic Mormon shit don't mix. End of story. Thanks.

imissopus September 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

This is a big deal, people. Dennis Hopper had a fleet of jet skis at his disposal in Waterworld, but he only used them for evil.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Kevin Costner was kind of reluctant to have a woman AND a child on his 50 foot catamaran… That monster.

emmelemm September 27, 2012 at 3:11 pm

To be fair, resources were severely limited. And he don't take no freeloaders.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 3:52 pm

I still want to know where he had that yacht registered.

TheGyrus September 27, 2012 at 2:12 pm

Of course this asshole owns multiple jet skis. Jet skis are perfect for tearing around the lake, making a fuckload of noise, and ruining everyone else's peace and quiet. The old white man equivalent of ghetto-blasters.

johnnymeatworth September 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm

And the girl got to ride home on the roof of his car?

BlueStateLibel September 27, 2012 at 2:19 pm

I'm looking forward to election night when Mittens must concede to the blah man. Maybe he'll soften the blow for himself by pointing out with a smirk to his millionaire contributors that THEY CAN'T GET THEIR MONEY BACK, EVER.

larrykat September 27, 2012 at 2:20 pm

Of course, STARVING to death is another matter entirely for Mitt.

LibertyLover September 27, 2012 at 2:23 pm

Teaching a vet to milk a cow is a lot like teaching a poor to fish. Ain't it?

ahnc September 27, 2012 at 2:32 pm

Mitt learned the dangers of moldy croissants and bidets.
Thank God he made it through those horrific times.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 2:45 pm

Can you imagine getting checks by mail?! Oh, the humanity.

ahnc September 27, 2012 at 3:33 pm

Was Mitt on the last helicopter flight out of France…oh wait, that was Saigon.
My bad.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 3:50 pm

This isn't France, there are RULES!

ahnc September 27, 2012 at 5:27 pm

I don't think there are rules on the Planet Kolob

Incitefully_Joe September 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm

Did you know Mitt Romney once saved a 14-year-old girl’s LIFE? He did that by going to look for her after she disappeared. Even though he did not actually find her. And she was just sleeping off an Ecstasy binge.

Mitt Romney will save America in exactly the same way he saved that little girl! By looking in the wrong places and failing to actually find her and also she was actually totally fine the entire time, but he'll totally take credit because he doesn't understand that being passed out for most of the day after a rave is pretty normal.

Okay, mabe not EXACTLY like that, but pretty close.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 8:27 pm

Except America will be gang raped by all of his friends while he is out looking.

Nah, who'm'I kidding? Mitt will be there, holding her down.

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 2:43 pm

Mitt Romney once stepped over my bindle instead of walking on it. He's a sweet, sweet man.

JohnnyQuick September 27, 2012 at 2:44 pm

How many teenage lives have forcible haircuts saved? At least a million

RevNimshi September 27, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Let's not forget all the baptized dead people.

LibrarianX September 27, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Mitt actually helped me make oatmeal today!

CalvinsChoice September 27, 2012 at 3:14 pm

If nudie shots are a political liability, will that asshole Scott Brown be going away soon?

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 3:51 pm

Not without a fight racist campaign staff.

chascates September 27, 2012 at 3:21 pm

I saved Mitt Romney's life this morning. I killed a shit-eating coyote.

glasspusher September 27, 2012 at 3:35 pm

No bailouts for sinking watercraft!

BartStarrland September 27, 2012 at 3:55 pm

Water to wine is verbotin under Mormon rules, but, one time, he did turn apple juice into milk.

BarackMyWorld September 27, 2012 at 4:03 pm

John Kerry saved that marine's life in Vietnam and all the Republicans did was call him a fake war hero.

JohnnyQuick September 27, 2012 at 4:14 pm

But could that Marine have afforded a boat? If not, he was probably just too lazy to run away from the bullets.

Guppy September 27, 2012 at 7:50 pm

He also helped a dying boy write his will

Helping the dying to write a will isn't in the Bible; it's in the QUR'AN!!!11!!!1111!!11one

Who's the secret Mulsin now?

clblabin September 27, 2012 at 9:21 pm

"The Morrisseys of Tewksbury were motoring their vintage wooden boat through the large lake on July 4 weekend that year…"

Fuck these people.

Grokenstein September 28, 2012 at 2:20 am

Re the link about insulting veterans:

The donation DOES show Romney at his most compassionate: buying his way out of shame and later feeding the "anonymous" act to his media monkeys to make sure everyone learns how compassionate he is (doubtless in response to some other massive screwup of his).

If Romney didn't publicize this donation, as the article claims, how did anyone–let alone Smith–find out he was behind it?

Negropolis September 28, 2012 at 2:22 am

"Morrisseys of Tewksbury?" "Motoring their vintage wooden boat?" Seriously.

Call me when he saves my cousin Pookie who was fishing but lost his balance and fell from the McArthur Bridge into the Detroit River, okay?

ttommyunger September 29, 2012 at 11:04 am

Reminds me of my late father: a life-long Baptist Preacher who had an extra ten grand lying around in the early 70's (He was career Air Force, Full Colonel). He wanted a boat but felt the need to support a Missionary for a year (10K). He did some research and learned the the mortality table for foreign missionaries was ten times the normal rate. He came home soon after with an 18 foot cabin cruiser in tow proudly exclaiming that he'd "Saved a Missionary's life!"

BigSkullF*ckingDog September 27, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Has anyone looked in the Fortress of Nerdiness?

Esteev September 27, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Actor's still got it.

Boojum September 27, 2012 at 8:18 pm

Soros is here, lurking in our shadows. He donated a cool million to the Super PAC today.

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