Forget Etch-a-Sketch: Vintage `60s Toys For Newt, Obama & Rick
A spokesman for Mitt Romney stepped in it this week when he cited the 1960s toy Etch-a-Sketch when discussing how easy it would be for his candidate to pivot, issues-wise, from appealing to the rightwingers of the GOP primary to the more centrist voters in the general election.
Mitt Romney, ready to change
It was a bad metaphor for his side, since it reinforced the growing view that Romney doesn't have any core beliefs that he's not willing to change if the political situation calls for it.
But should Mitt Romney be the only 2012 candidate symbolized by a 1960s toy? We think not.
"I don't knooowwww, Davey...."
Newt Gingrich: Moon McDare
The only candidate this year to have the balls to advocate for a moon colony during his administration, Newt Gingrich is Moon McDare personified. The spacesuit allows you to visit any ICU if you have to inform your latest wife you're trading her in for a new model.