Is Romney Sufficiently Tech Savvy?

GILBERT, SC - JANUARY 20: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife, Ann Romney, ride on the campaign bus after leaving a stop at Barn, Harmon Tree Farm on January 20, 2012 in Gilbert, South Carolina. Romney continues to campaign for votes in South Carolina ahead of their primary on January 21st. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Photo: Joe Raedle/2012 Getty Images

Though he's announcing his VP pick on an app, Politico isn't so sure. Romney's rarely spotting using technology and is thus at risk of losing the votes of fanboys whose devotion to Apple is so great that it determines their presidential picks. “I don’t think Romney is a member of the thumb tribe,” said Paul Saffo, a Silicon Valley tech forecaster. “I don’t see him playing Angry Birds or losing an app among his many apps.” Perhaps Americans would feel better if he started updating his blog with passages from that journal he's keeping on his iPad.