Mitt Romney Wants You to Know He Cares

Elongated Thoughts: Mitt Romney is nervous about how he's being perceived. Does this new ad make him seem more compassionate?

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( The Root) — Mitt Romney wants you to know he cares. No, no — he really cares. He cares so much that he needs to tell everyone how much he cares in a new ad. He knows that the polls say that America believes Obama cares, so he can’t even bad-mouth the president on that. What does a presidential candidate do?

Well, apparently he turns to the camera and makes an impassioned plea. Check out the ad and the discussion that followed from TWiB! Radio.


Elon James White is a writer and satirist and host of the award-winning video and radio series This Week in Blackness. Listen Monday to Thursday on TWiB.FM and watch on TV.TWIB.ME. Follow him on TwitterFacebook, Google+ and Tumblr.