I wish there was another button to click on besides “Like”. Because this post deserves a “kinda makes me want to throw up” button. Mitt Romney seems like an arrogant prick, and this story shouldn’t surprise me at all. But for some reason it does. What a wonderful guy to send to the White House, huh, America?
*UPDATE: Romney now “apologizes” for his behavior – but it was one of those “if anyone was hurt or offended, I apologize” non-apologies. And he still says he doesn’t totally remember the incidents in question. The man is a nasty piece of work, and that’s all there is to it.
A day after President Obama became the first holder of the Oval Office to endorse same-sex marriage, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney is being accused of bullying a student believed to be gay as a teenager in the 1960s.
The Washington Post — citing five of Romney’s fellow students at the Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. — reported Thursday that Romney led a posse that pinned down another boy while Romney, himself, cut the boy’s bleached-blond hair, which usually draped over one eye.
The alleged incident occurred in 1965, when Romney was a senior. The target was a junior named John Lauber, whom the Post report described as “soft-spoken” and “perpetually teased for his nonconformity and presumed homosexuality.”
Matthew Friedemann, a Romney friend and dorm-mate, told the Post that Romney complained often about Lauber’s appearance.
“He can’t look like that. That’s wrong. Just look at him!” Friedemann said, recalling…
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