Mitt Gushes About Wife's 'Warmblood' Horses
Did he put hoof in mouth with another wealth gaffe?
By Mary Papenfuss, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 11, 2012 12:29 AM CDT
Updated Apr 11, 2012 2:22 AM CDT
He loves those warmbloods.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A new/old potential wealth gaffe from the mouth of Mitt Romney. The GOP candidate apparently gushed about his wife's much-deserved time off the campaign trail spent riding her "Austrian warmblood" horses (though he prefers his own "Missouri foxtrotter"); each costs as much as a pricey sports car. He made the latest revelation before a February interview on Fox—which aired shortly after his campaign slammed President Obama for wasting too much time golfing. He and Sean Hannity even guffaw about the footage of their pre-interview primping getting leaked. "You don't want to have a John Edwards moment," Hannity quips.

The video nugget is likely the first of many to come from a Fox News "mole," now working for Gawker. The mole plans to keep his/her day job while tattling on his/her employer—and, apparently, news subjects. The mole hopes to leave Fox "sooner rather than later," he/she notes. "But I can't just leave quietly, can I? Where's the fun in that?" Click to see the video of Romney prepping for the Hannity interview.

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Iffida
Apr 11, 2012 12:04 PM CDT
Is this were he gets all his horse shit to sling? What an out of touch piece of human being Romney is.
Buckshot
Apr 11, 2012 11:36 AM CDT
Talk about being out of touch he just doesn't get it, 98% of all Americans make less than $250,000 a year and don't have extremely expensive Dressage horses for their fat aging wives to ride. Once again Mitt was born with a silver foot in mouth. I can't wait to see his running mate.
piankeshaw
Apr 11, 2012 9:55 AM CDT
Mittens latest faux-pas reminds me of another silver-spoon Republican, Mitch Daniels of Indiana. When elected as Governor he wouldn't live in the Governor's Mansion because it didn't meet his standards and chose to live in his $13 million mansion until the state spent several million to renovate the Governor's Mansion. This didn't resonate with constituents in a high unemployment state.