Mitt Romney: Not Well-Spoken

Back in February 2007, President George Bush and Sen. Joe Biden set off a firestorm of controversy when they called Barack Obamaarticulate” and “clean,” respectively. As Chris Rock pointed out, this is largely viewed as coded language white people use to describe a black person who can speak in complete sentences.

1212678319We hoped that politicians had learned from Biden’s mistake, but our former governor, Mitt Romney, appeared on CNN and proceeded to use the charged language.

You can hear this quote at the :35 mark.

I think there are a lot of people who like Barack Obama and find him to be well-spoken and a handsome man, but just don’t think he’s ready to lead the strongest nation on the planet.

Come on, Mitt. Who could be more handsome than you?