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Romney: An Authentic Phony

Oh gawd. Mitt Romney says that Americans are the only people in the world who put their hands over their hearts when they’re singing the National Anthem:

Buzzfeed, which posts photos of all kinds of foreigners, including Fidel Castro, doing this, snarks:

He ran the Olympics, he should know better.

This is not going to get any better, is it?

UPDATE:Daniel asks the obvious, but still head-smacking, question.

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Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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