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Romney to Obama: Let's Go Waterskiing

GOP candidate would prefer to stay off the links
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted May 11, 2012 7:03 AM CDT
Romney to Obama: Let's Go Waterskiing
Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign stop in Omaha, Neb.,Thursday, May 10, 2012.   (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

(Newser) – Sounds like this presidential race could be decided at sea. Asked if he's as "hip" as Barack Obama, Mitt Romney said he'd skip out on golf with the president—but "I'll be happy to take him through a waterski course." Speaking on Fox News yesterday, he added, "we have different skills and different interests and different hobbies." The AFP calls it another "tone-deaf" comment emphasizing his riches, adding to a list that includes Romney's mentions of his wife's Cadillacs and his close friends who own NASCAR teams. (Read more Mitt Romney stories.)

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