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Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:40 AM

Olympics: Ann Romney's horse fails to win dressage but avoids offending British

From The Guardian:

Short of mocking Shetland ponies over their lack of stature or laying into zebras for their failure to make a significant contribution to the world of equine culture, Ann Romney's horse Rafalca was always going to struggle to match the sheer incredulity that her husband managed to provoke on his recent overseas trip.


http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/aug/02/ann-romney-horse-dressage-medal

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Response to arenean (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 04:48 AM

1. The horse had more sense than Mitt.

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Response to arenean (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 05:06 AM

2. Well, the horse could have always raised her tail

and crapped on the queen.

that might have been more offensive than what Mittens did... barely.

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Response to arenean (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 05:31 AM

3. they got it wrong in the last sentence....

"She had not been in touch on Thursday morning, he added, but her last message had been full of good counsel: "Do what you know to do and do what you do best. Just ride like it's a normal day."

Fine advice indeed. If only her husband had heeded it."

Problem is, Mitten's did heed Ann's advice. He did what he knew how to do -- offend. He did his best at offending. He acted in London, Israel and Poland just like it was a normal Mittens day.

And that is the crux of the problem.

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