Tagg Romney says he wants to ‘take a swing’ at Obama

Appearing on the Bill Lumaye Show, a North Carolina radio program, Tagg Romney — one of Mitt Romney’s five sons — said that he wanted to rush the stage and “take a swing” at President Obama during the debates. Transcript:

BILL LUMAYE: I’m going to ask something I think a lot of people want to know, or at least I do. What is it like for you to hear the President of the United States call your dad a liar. How do you react to that?

TAGG ROMNEY: Jump out of your seat and you want to rush down to the debate stage and take a swing at him. But you know you can’t do that because… Well, first there is a lot of Secret Service between you and him but also because this is the nature of the process.

Like to see you try.

Of course, this is all part of the “the Romneys are really macho, and not spoiled rich kids from the northeast” mantra that the Romney campaign has been putting out the past couple of days.

It started with the Romney campaign’s bizarre suggestion the other day that Latino voters are obsessed with “macho bravado” and that President Obama wasn’t “macho” enough.

Like a guy named “Willard” (or “Tagg” for that matter) is the definition of macho.  So macho, in fact, that while our boys were fighting in Vietnam, Mitt Romney was fighting over a café au lait in Paris.

And now we have Tagg, who’s of late been reported to be the svengali behind Romney’s “I’m a liberal again!” come-back, proposing violence against the President.

Yes, the Romneys, who are polling at a whopping 20% of the Latino vote versus President Obama’s 72%, know how Latinos think.

That’s the same logic that convinced Romney to sport an orange “day-laborer” tan for his Univision appearance, which our own Gabe Ortiz called Romney’s “closest interaction with a room full of Latinos since that time he had to yell at the kitchen staff for spilling the good Bordeaux.”

What is it with the Romney’s weird, warped, stereotypically blue-color 1950s vision of America as this place where men punch other men while the women-folk, when they’re not residing in binders, leave work at five to pick up the kids (because apparently daddy would never think of doing woman’s-work)?

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