The leaks out of the failed Romney campaign are just getting started. It seems that just hours after conceding the election to Barack Obama, Romney campaign staffers were shocked to find that the credit cards they tried to use to pay for taxis home from campaign headquarters had been frozen. “Fiscally conservative,” an aide told NBC News the next day. The former governor didn’t seem to be hurting for cash, having raised north of $800 million during the most expensive election cycle of all time. That money came from donors, who are apparently hopping mad that their investments will go for naught. They are claiming that Romney and his aides vastly overestimated his chances of winning in order to juice campaign donations. So maybe Mitt needed to cut those credit cards in order to save some cash to pay back his debts. For his own part, Romney skipped a taxi ride home and was instead driven to his place outside Boston by his son, Tagg.
Last night the country reached a decision on who the leader of the free world would be for the next four years, and in case you somehow avoided the news, SPOILER ALERT: We stuck with the guy who’s currently occupying the coveted seat. Naturally, the outcome left many a Conservative feeling burned and resentful and even more Liberals with a point-and-laugh demeanor. As is always the case, social media lent itself as a platform for both groups to fire off some particularly extreme reactions to the news. We’ve collected the wildest comments from both the sore losers and the less-than-humble winners. Enjoy: Twitter Overreacts To The Presidential Election Night Results.
Advisors to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign told British newspaper The Daily Telegraph that Romney would be a better president regarding relations between Britain and the United States because he understands the “special relationship” between the two countries, claimingPresident Obama “does not fully appreciate his Anglo-Saxon heritage” that Great Britain and the United States historically share. “We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he [Romney] feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Romney, adding, “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have.” This latest dig at the Commander-in-Chief’s multi-cultural heritage was made ahead of Romney’s arrival in England today, which will kick off an overseas tour that will also take the GOP presidential candidate to Isreal and Poland. Romney will be meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron and his predecessor Tony Blair on Thursday. One interesting thing to note was that when Romney’s advisor was asked the difference in policy between Obama and Romney would be, it was admitted that, in regards to the European economic crisis, “I’m not sure what our policy response is.”