What Mitt Romney Bought at the Hardware Store

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during campaign event at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds on August 2, 2012 in Golden, Colorado. One day after returning from a six-day overseas trip to England, Israel and Poland, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Colorado before heading to Nevada. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

"Hardware stuff." —Mitt Romney, when asked by a reporter outside a hardware store what he had just purchased.