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In the blissful time before Donald Trump was president, 2012 presidential runner-up Mitt Romney was considered “odd” or “unrelatable”.
Try as he might, Romney often came across in a similar manner to how Brits regard embattled bacon sandwich eater Ed Miliband or current prime minister Theresa “Robo” May.
Though, despite the fact that his weirdness has now been eclipsed by virtually every member of the Trump administration and family, there’s no denying Romney has his odd moments, like the time he was seen ironing his clothes while wearing them.
When presented with a birthday cake, Romney decided to blow out each candle individually, as opposed to the normal way of blowing them out all at once and making a wish.
This is the most bizarre technique for blowing out birthday candles that I’ve ever witnessed. Mitt Romney is a deep… https://t.co/qzrtdykQ1q — Bradford Pearson (@Bradford Pearson)
The clip, which went viral on Twitter, has a lot of people talking.
The one thing the internet doesn’t get enough credit for us giving us immediate access to the unsettling mannerisms… https://t.co/lY1a37xUhF — Bradford Pearson (@Bradford Pearson)
@carlycarioli @BradfordPearson what the — 𝙱𝚎𝚝𝚑 (@𝙱𝚎𝚝𝚑)
@BradfordPearson I thought I would be prepared for whatever happened, and I was absolutely not prepared for this — Tom McAllister (@Tom McAllister)
@BradfordPearson @A_W_Gordon Also are those Twinkies? — Dina Bass (@Dina Bass)
@BradfordPearson He doesn’t want to spit on the goods. I’m 100% on board. Blowing our candles was always icky to me. — Name Goes Here (@Name Goes Here)
@BradfordPearson applaud this man for not spitting all over that ridiculous "cake" — jebreh m. baker (@jebreh m. baker)
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