Does Mitt Romney Think He Can Fly?

Flap those wings, Mitt, flap them all the way to the nomination. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Sadly, no, this was not Mitt Romney proving to his supporters that beneath that polished veneer there's a giant (bald?) eagle waiting to break free. According to the photographer who took the shot, Romney was actually jumping off a makeshift speaking platform — the back of a pickup truck, no less — after inaugurating his Nevada campaign headquarters in Las Vegas last week. [Slate]