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Mitt Romney Appreciates Cloud

The actual cloud, courtesy of Huffington Post’s Jon Ward. Photo: @jonward11/twitter

On the trail yesterday, Mitt Romney came up with an interesting answer to a question about his campaign strategy:


While the clouds in question (see above) are indeed quite nice-looking, saying, “Look at those clouds. It’s beautiful,” for absolutely no reason kind of sounds like something a dying person does. Usually people who say, “Look at those clouds. It’s beautiful,” out of the blue follow up with, “I never really appreciated them before. I never appreciated any of it,” and then break down crying.