Romney Compares Obama to ... Kim K.
Harsh, Mitt. Way harsh
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 2, 2012 7:20 AM CST
Kim Kardashian arrives at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on May 1, 2010 in Washington, DC.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Mitt Romney flung a pretty low insult at President Obama yesterday, comparing him to Kim Kardashian. "I’ve been looking at some video clips on YouTube of President Obama, then candidate Obama, going through Iowa making promises," he said at a campaign stop in Iowa. "I think the gap between his promises and his performance is the largest I’ve seen, well, since the Kardashian wedding and the promise of 'til death do we part."

The Huffington Post notes that Romney has lately been making more attempts to seem in-touch with pop culture, referring to I Love Lucy last week and Twilight (his favorite book, apparently) in May. He also recently compared Obama to Marie Antoinette. A Rick Santorum dig on Obama is also gaining interest, though he said it last January: BuzzFeed has the video, in which Santorum implies that Obama should be pro-life because he's black.

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apostrophe
Jan 3, 2012 5:27 AM CST
Ohhh I get it! He's just one of us, you guys!! Hahaha... I see what you did there.
brianjconway
Jan 3, 2012 4:58 AM CST
Mitt did not compare obongo to KK. He said that jug-ears campaign promises were as enduring as KKs wedding vows. Either way, he is calling out a first class scumbag, the current president of the United States Barack Hussein Obama .Any questions?
TommyA.Felix
Jan 2, 2012 9:18 PM CST
Why are there so many "annoying" votes? The proof is in the JELLO.