MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Calls Wawa’s Gaffe Mitt Romney’s ‘Grocery Scanner Moment’
by Tommy Christopher | 7:23 pm, June 18th, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been amusing peasants everywhere with his childlike amazement at the sandwich-ordering technology he sampled at a “Wawa’s” (the chain is called “Wawa,” not “Wawa’s) this past weekend, but MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell thinks Romney’s slip-up could become as iconic as President George H.W. Bush‘s purported “amazement” at a supermarket scanner, itself an exaggerated story that, nonetheless, contributed to an out-of-touch image for the 41st President.
The clip is funny, and even sort of endearing, as Romney relates to the Cornwall, PA audience by trying to settle a local convenience-store rivalry between Wawa and Sheetz (I’ve never been to a Sheetz, but we have Wawas in New Jersey, and they rule) by extolling the virtues of the Wawa sandwich ordering system.
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