Mitt and Ann Romney’s horse, Rafalca, and its rider have done well enough in Olympic trials to “almost certainly” compete in dressage at the London games.
That’s just the thing Mitt Romney needs to attract regular voters, Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday. “He’s had a little trouble relating to Joe Sixpack,” he said. Talking about an especially tall man he met, Romney recently said he was surprised the man wasn’t in “sport.”
In support of Romney’s horse, Colbert is making dressage — or “horse ballet” — the official summer sport of the Colbert Report.
“Play sport!” Colbert said.
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