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Mitt Romney Pumps His Own Gas At La Jolla Station
Vibe ^ | November 21, 2012

Posted on 11/21/2012 6:33:46 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

After losing to President Obama in the election earlier this month, his former political opponent Mitt Romney has kept in the shadows of defeat. The former Republican nominee was spotted at La Jolla gas station Monday pumping gas, looking rather disheveled. TMZ reports that he and his wife were on a movie date, catching the Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2 and grabbed some pizza afterwards. The flick of Romney at the tank was snapped up by Reddit user mkb95, who wrote "Mitt Romney at my local gas station. He looks tired and washed up." He even got to interact with the former presidential candidate. "I talked to him for a good three minutes while he was filling his tank," the photographer added. "I guess he's moving to one of his houses in the town I live in, La Jolla." Things aren't entirely bad for Romney. He gets to wallow in his losses as the owner of a $12 million mansion in California.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: lajolla; life; romney
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The media is not curious about the failing clown in the Oval Office but it does want to follow Mitt Romney to the petrol station.
1 posted on 11/21/2012 6:33:54 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

And take shots at his appearance, or whatever it takes to keep showing Amerikkkans that:

Democrat GOOD, Republican BAD.

FU Big Media, and your mindless worshippers, too!

FU, FU, FU, and you self-righteous Hussein Head “conservatives” the most!


2 posted on 11/21/2012 6:38:58 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Somehow, it is immoral to use money you actually earned to run for political office. But it is just fine to use a famous name your father bestowed upon you (like Bob Casey, Jr.) or celebrity status which the media bestowed on you (like BO) for an entitlement to political office.
3 posted on 11/21/2012 6:41:10 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Personally I would feel a whole lot better having a President who pumped his own gas.


4 posted on 11/21/2012 6:41:58 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SoFloFreeper
Perrrsecution...persecution....persecution....

What exactly is newsworthy about this article??

Mitt lost. Get over it.

5 posted on 11/21/2012 6:42:13 AM PST by greyfoxx39 (We told you Mitt couldn't win.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

...and the horse you rode in on!


6 posted on 11/21/2012 6:42:39 AM PST by gattaca ("Great things can be accomplished if you don't care who gets the credit." Ronald Reagan)
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To: SoFloFreeper

And this is supposed to make bammy look good somehow? An attempt to make Romney look like a broken man? I’d rather have the guy that Romney had to hand his money to for the gas as president than the kenyan!!!


7 posted on 11/21/2012 6:45:08 AM PST by albie
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bathhouse Barry is such a woman...he wouldn’t even know how to pop open the fuel filler door on a vehicle.


8 posted on 11/21/2012 6:46:36 AM PST by twister881
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hey, if I could afford to live in La Jolla, I would.


9 posted on 11/21/2012 6:46:36 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Maybe he’ll do his “Checkers” speech and run again.


10 posted on 11/21/2012 6:46:55 AM PST by cicero2k
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To: SoFloFreeper

These idiots are living in fantasy land and think think this election was the plot line to the film “Trading Places.” ‘All of a sudden, Romney is the poor disheveled SOB who got what he deserved and has to pump his own gas now.’ Of course they fit in that he is still living in a $12 mill. mansion. What a bunch of jerks.


11 posted on 11/21/2012 6:48:28 AM PST by paltz
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To: SoFloFreeper

Mitt pumped his own gas! Oh the horror!


12 posted on 11/21/2012 6:50:21 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: SoFloFreeper

He looks so out of touch....../sarc


13 posted on 11/21/2012 6:55:00 AM PST by CrappieLuck
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To: gattaca

No, that would make too much us like them.....


14 posted on 11/21/2012 6:55:12 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Something that Obama will never have to do if he ever learned to do in the first place.


15 posted on 11/21/2012 6:55:28 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: SoFloFreeper

I don’t think they will stop this. I don’t think they can. obama supporters have to perpetuate the meme that Republicans are evil, mean, and - eek - rich...otherwise, people might stop believing. By the time the next election rolls around, the base will already be convinced.


16 posted on 11/21/2012 6:57:16 AM PST by ElayneJ
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To: gattaca

DEMOCRAT = Good
REPUBLICAN = Bad

Message from the Media = Anyone who is a Republican is IGNORANT & EVIL. Look at us! Look at us! We’re educamated; we’re intelligent; we’re ENLIGHTENED; we’re EVOLVING like our messiah, Barack Hussein Obama, mmm..mmm..mmm.


17 posted on 11/21/2012 6:58:37 AM PST by Twinkie (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bet Algore don’t pump his own gas...

I hate articles like these


18 posted on 11/21/2012 6:58:56 AM PST by Rightly Biased (Avenge me Girls AVENEGE ME!!!! ( I don't have any son's))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Dear MSM never mind that the economy is going into a pupal state for four more years, that war broke out within days of Hussein’s stolen election and average working people’s health care is up $2500 for 2013.


19 posted on 11/21/2012 6:59:30 AM PST by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I get the impression Romney has always pumped his own gas. The media have him this whole air of someone with a retinue of hangers-on running his errands.


20 posted on 11/21/2012 7:00:00 AM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I get the impression Romney has always pumped his own gas. The media have given him this whole air of someone with a retinue of hangers-on running his errands.


21 posted on 11/21/2012 7:00:17 AM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wouldn’t be surprised of Obama didn’t know how to operate a gas pump.

“Tired and washed up”? They whine because he’s too plastic, and then when he lets his guard down a little (as a private citizen, no less), they whine that he’s not perfect enough.

He still looks a heckuva lot better than most of the “beautiful people” that these morons worship in their unguarded moments. (I’m talking about you, Barbara Streisand)


22 posted on 11/21/2012 7:00:21 AM PST by chrisser (Starve the Monkeys!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

You mean Mitt doesn’t have his own private gas pump on his property? /s


23 posted on 11/21/2012 7:00:27 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Vigilanteman

Romney has a famous name that his father bestowed on him.


24 posted on 11/21/2012 7:01:37 AM PST by wideminded
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To: SoFloFreeper
He gets to wallow in his losses as the owner of a $12 million mansion in California.

I'm sure Jerry Brown is anxiously awaiting that tax check to come in from Mitt.

25 posted on 11/21/2012 7:01:46 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: SoFloFreeper

He pumps his own gas ? What is the alternative ... hire someone to pump your gas ? ... or maybe just run out of gas ? I don’t get it.


26 posted on 11/21/2012 7:01:56 AM PST by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Anybody who considers this news (and I don’t include any of you in that) is a sad sack.


27 posted on 11/21/2012 7:03:56 AM PST by RichInOC (Palin 2016: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Romney was my primary choice for the GOP candidate, but he won the primary, and I gritted my teeth and supported him, and voted for him, as compared to Barack Obama, Romney was Reagan.

Now, having said that, Romney lost - whether it was a fair and honest election, I have my doubts...but, at this point he's not contesting the loss and it is, what it is.

But what's more amazing is the massive "gloat" that has suddenly consumed the left. It's childish, but most of the left is childish.

That brings me to the idea of Romney pumping his own gas...which is really a non-starter as there are very few stations left that will pump it for you.

But to say he is keeping himself in the "shadows of defeat" and it looking "tired and washed up", it total bull$hit.

In his defense, he just spent a grueling year on the campaign trail...sure he's "tired", we would all be tired. I think he would have taken a break of two or three weeks even if he had won.

But, "washed up"? Don't forget, he's run for this office before, and he came back to do it again.

Romney didn't "connect" with a lot of people, that's the popular meme about him right now...but, I believe him to be a decent and down-to-earth guy. The liberals try to make him out to be Thurston Powell (Gilligan's Island's millionaire), wallowing in limosines and caviar, but I don't see that about him.

He's laying low, spending some well-earned time with his family. He's not being a sore loser...but the liberals are being sore winners. They "won", and still can't stop tearing him down.

Leave the man alone. He ran his race, and he lost. So MSM and the rest of you liberal $hitheads, go somewhere and gloat on your own.
28 posted on 11/21/2012 7:04:17 AM PST by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: chrisser

It’s Vibe Magazine, a black pop culture rag. What did you expect, another OJ, Tiger, Vick, Kobe or Michael Jackson apology story?


29 posted on 11/21/2012 7:05:59 AM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Vigilanteman
Somehow, it is immoral to use money you actually earned to run for political office. But it is just fine to use a famous name your father bestowed upon you (like Bob Casey, Jr.) or celebrity status which the media bestowed on you (like BO) for an entitlement to political office.

Or better yet, get buckets of money via illegal web site donations from the Chicoms, Russkies, radical mooselimb regimes, sympathetic banana republic dictators and brainwashed socialist sycophants from all over the world.

30 posted on 11/21/2012 7:15:33 AM PST by MCH
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To: dfwgator
You mean Mitt doesn’t have his own private gas pump on his property? /s

I thought hovering drones from Haliburton personally delivered it to the GPS location of his Hummer...


31 posted on 11/21/2012 7:17:07 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SoFloFreeper

This might be “news” if he was pumping his own gas in New Jersey


32 posted on 11/21/2012 7:18:11 AM PST by Gettin Betta
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To: G Larry

What does it tell you that Romney lives in Massachusetts AND California? No wonder his wife said the couple didn’t even know any Republicans!


33 posted on 11/21/2012 7:21:54 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: SoFloFreeper

Good for Mitt.

Despite what has happened, I respect this man a great deal.

He is as men should be.

I do not respect Obama, his voters, the media, the GOP or America.


34 posted on 11/21/2012 7:23:17 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
And if Obama was seen doing this, the girly men at MSNBC would be crying racism.
35 posted on 11/21/2012 7:31:41 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Smile on Dems: Ignorance is bliss.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yet he still supports the scum that helped defeat him by going to the movies!


36 posted on 11/21/2012 7:33:35 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“He looks tired and washed up”

At least he doesn’t look like a withered, bony, peanut-headed, flap-eared, purple lipped, limp-wristed, effeminate pimp.


37 posted on 11/21/2012 7:34:06 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

He looks like any normal guy I would know. His clothes probably cost more than most people make in a month! LOL


38 posted on 11/21/2012 7:35:37 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Obama’s over in SE Asia making a fool of himself & the media more interested in Mitt’s hair.


39 posted on 11/21/2012 7:39:48 AM PST by skeeter
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To: SoFloFreeper
Lol at Vibe story surrounded on their website by ads for Rhianna tell-alls and 'take your HIV med' reminders.

So, for those of you playing at home:


40 posted on 11/21/2012 7:44:37 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: cicero2k
Maybe he’ll do his “Checkers” speech and run again.

He's certainly no Nixon but Nixon wasn't the first losing candidate to run again and win. He's just the latest. Thomas Jefferson, John Q Adams, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison all did. Cleveland lost reelection but went on to beat his successor Harrison in a rematch.

If the economy falters in the second term of Obama, Romney has a stronger case. I doubt he'd run again but he shouldn't be counted out just because he lost.

He didn't look disheveled in that photo; his shirt just didn't look pressed.

41 posted on 11/21/2012 7:50:10 AM PST by newzjunkey
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To: FrankR
Romney didn't "connect" with a lot of people, that's the popular meme about him right now...but, I believe him to be a decent and down-to-earth guy. The liberals try to make him out to be Thurston Powell (Gilligan's Island's millionaire), wallowing in limosines and caviar, but I don't see that about him.

The bastards in the MSM have been doing this for over a half a century. The MSM portrayed FDR, a multi-millionare who inherited his fortune, as a "man of the people". They portrayed Pres. Hoover, who was born poor and worked his way up as a mining engineer as the evil friend of big business.

42 posted on 11/21/2012 7:54:35 AM PST by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: baddog 219
Republicans pumping gas


43 posted on 11/21/2012 8:00:58 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth" - Voltaire)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yep, from Hero to Zero in 24 hours....
I know the feeling, Mitt...
God bless you.....


44 posted on 11/21/2012 8:01:22 AM PST by matginzac
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To: CatherineofAragon
At least he doesn’t look like a withered, bony, peanut-headed, flap-eared, purple lipped, limp-wristed, effeminate pimp.

"Who is Barack Hussein Obama, Alex!"

"I'll take ugly lesbians suing flatware companies for their being fat for $400."

45 posted on 11/21/2012 8:11:23 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Hell, Obama doesn’t even do his own nails.


46 posted on 11/21/2012 8:14:15 AM PST by dinodino
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To: layman

In Cali, we generally have two sets of pumps. One pump your own and the other “full service” for more money.

I’d rather live in a nice house in La Jolla, and pump my own gas, than live in the White House.


47 posted on 11/21/2012 8:19:12 AM PST by stop_fascism (Love your country, but never trust its government - R.A. Heinlein)
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To: usconservative

LOL!


48 posted on 11/21/2012 8:24:08 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Why does Sarah Michelle Gellar have 5 o’clock shadow?! Yikes...


49 posted on 11/21/2012 8:59:43 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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To: usconservative
At least he doesn’t look like a withered, bony, peanut-headed, flap-eared, purple lipped, limp-wristed, effeminate pimp.

"Who is Barack Hussein Obama, Alex!"

"I'll take ugly lesbians suing flatware companies for their being fat for $400."

Who is Mochelle, Alex!

50 posted on 11/21/2012 9:00:51 AM PST by StAnDeliver (Own It.)
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