Secret ‘self-destruct button’ the true cause of Romney’s woes?

By Stephen C. Webster
Monday, October 1, 2012 14:34 EDT
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A "self destruct button" at Romney campaign headquarters. Photo: Screenshot via Jest.com.
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How do you explain Mitt Romney’s seemingly endless stream of campaign gaffes?

It’s easy: he’s obviously got a “self-destruct button” hidden somewhere.

Or, at least that’s the operative idea behind a bit of political satire published Monday on Jest.com.

With a building full of incredibly clumsy campaign staffers buzzing around one very dangerous, very tempting big red button, what could possibly go wrong?

Just don’t let Chris Christie sit on it, or poor Mitt may just throw the whole race.

This video is from Jest.com, published Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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