In 2008, Mitt Romney's image was mocked by Mike Huckabee as that of "the guy who laid you off." Unfortunately for Mitt, that image has stuck in the minds of a majority of potential GOP primary voters.
In a shameless effort to remake himself as a 'regular guy,' he's done everything from driving a beat up pickup truck to campaign events, to relegating his typical business attire to the closet. He's even gone as far as to tell people he shops at Wal-Mart. I doubt it. And then there was the hilarious tweet he sent out with a photo of himself washing dishes. Or should I say "dish." Yes, there was only one dish in the sink. He even messed up his hair for the occasion. "Hey, look at me everone! I'm washing dishes!" How authentic.
Anyway, none of this is lost on the Boston Herald. They know Mitt best, and can spot the phoniness a mile away. Mitt may as well park the truck in the garage, re-hire the butler, and don the expensive suits again for the duration of the campaign. He's not fooling anyone.
He’s admired for his perfect hair and polished style. It’s when Mitt Romney tries to be a regular guy that he runs into trouble.Read the entire article HERE
The former Bay State governor and multimillionaire has made a string of quirky campaign missteps that have pundits questioning his ability to relate to the common voter. Some have even dubbed him an “awkward” candidate struggling with an identity crisis as his latest bid for the Oval Office kicks into high gear.
From pretending a waitress pinched his behind in New Hampshire, to cracking jokes about being “unemployed,” to pulling out a $100 bill in a Colorado restaurant, Romney has raised eyebrows with a series of stumbles as he stumps in the harsh glare of the national spotlight.
"Mitt Romney’s awkwardness on the campaign trail is perhaps not just because he fails to connect with voters and what they are going through in their daily lives, but because he knows deep down that what he is selling about his record on jobs and the economy just isn’t true.”