The new “protective” press pool covering Mitt Romney is already telling voters so much about the candidate, Stephen Colbert said on Tuesday. Here’s a sample of the latest dispatches: Romney went to the hardware store for “hardware stuff” and the grocery store for “groceries.”
Reporters did try to get Romney to hint at who he will choose as a running mate. But so far Mitt’s been tight-lipped. Some journalists suggest the number of Wikipedia edits a contender’s page gets predicts the chances for the VP slot. If that’s the case, “We could be looking at Vice President Season 6 of ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,’ Colbert said.
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