Mitt Romney’s Top Ten Reasons for Leaving

Governor Mitt Romney shared the following top ten reasons why he dropped out of the 2008 Presidential Race. Most of these were pretty good. The only one that didn’t seem to go over well was number seven, which I also winced at. Number five was downright mischievous.

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The Annual Radio & Television Correspondents Association Dinner
April 16, 2008

Mitt Romney’s Top Ten Reasons for Leaving the 2008 Presidential Race
    10. There weren’t as many Osmonds as I had thought.
      9. I got tired of the corkscrew landings under sniper fire.
      8. As a lifelong hunter, I didn’t want to miss the start of varmint season.
      7. There wasn’t room in the campaign for two Christian leaders.
      6. Word leaked out that nobody had bothered to search my passport files.
      5. I’d rather get fat, grow a beard, and try for the Nobel Prize.
      4. I wanted to finally take off the dark suit and tie and kick back … in a
          light-colored suit and tie.
      3. Once my wife Anne realized I couldn’t win, my fundraising dried up.
      2. I took a bad fall at a campaign rally and broke my hair.
      1. There was a flaw in our campaign theory that as Utah goes, so goes
          the nation.

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