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Saturday, November 30, 2013

NO GOOD DEED GOES WITHOUT A LITTLE SELF BOASTING IF YOUR ROMNEY


Josh Romney tweeted a photo of himself posing with vehicle wreckage after rescuing four people from the car that allegedly slammed into a residential home early Friday morning.

“Was first on scene to big accident, see pic of car in the house. I lifted 4 people out to safety. All ok. Thankful,” the son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney tweeted with the accompanying photo:






While the Romney son received plenty of praise and gratitude for his actions, which took place in an unknown location, the New York Daily News reports that some on social media have criticized him for “humble-bragging” and posing for a “tourist-like” photograph near a serious car wreck.

Tweeting and posing is ridiculous and slightly off-putting, but this is what the Romney's do, it's their modus operandi.. It's very sick and twisted - that "Good Samaritans" are bragging about their good deeds.

When I got wind of the story, I too thought it was lame, that is until the NFTOS email bag was littered with comments about this.

Teabaggers were telling me this was no different than the Obama photos showing the President in the situation room during the Bin Laden raid. OK tin foil hat society I'll bite.
Let's compare: 
the President follows the killing of the most wanted man in the word and his staff sends out the photo to news organizations who might be interested.

the spoiled son of a failed Presidential candidate personally sends out a photo of himself standing next to a car that damaged a house, then pats himself on the back for doing it.

If you indeed deserve a pat on the back, let someone else do it for you, even if the deed was good, at the end of the day Josh, you come across looking like a douche bag. If the shoe fits! 






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