Mitt Romney Debuts Somewhat Less Stale Version of Favorite Topical Joke

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"As always, the Olympic Games were inspiring. But in case you didn’t hear the late-breaking news, the gold medal in the downhill was taken away from American Lindsey Vonn. It was determined that President Obama is going downhill faster than she is." —Mitt Romney at the CPAC convention on February 18, 2010.

"I guess it is welcome to the Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, President Obama farewell party. This has been a pretty tough year for those three. Their numbers are going down the chute faster than a Jet Blue flight attendant. —Mitt Romney at the Value Voters summit today.