Mitt Romney 'Wimp' Newsweek Cover: On Point or Over the Line?

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Newsweek, which raised more than a few eyebrows this year for its covers proclaiming President Obama the first gay president and for calling his critics dumb, is out with yet another controversial political cover story.

This time, they call Mitt Romney a "wimp" in no uncertain terms.

Mitt Romney Wimp Newsweek Cover

"Romney is the genuine article: a true wimp," Michael Tomasky argues in his cover story, adding that "In some respects, he’s more weenie than wimp."

"Socially inept; often awkwardly ingratiating, at times mocking those 'below' him, but almost always getting the situation a little wrong, and never in a sympathetic way."

Romney said the story didn't bother him though, telling CBS News that "They tried that on George Herbert Walker Bush; he was a pretty great President."

Mitt's right, as seen in the 1987 issue pictured below (along with a couple of awesome spoofs we saw on the Romney issue for good measure).

  • George H.W. Bush Wimp Newsweek Cover
  • Mitt Romney, Pimp
  • Mitt Romney, Blimp

Calling Romney a wimp is probably a little much, but the cover and story underscore what a lot of his critics say makes him a weak candidate.

Namely, that he's a paper-pushing corporate technocrat devoid of personality and unable to relate to regular people, and who has no core beliefs.

His supporters will vocally dispute this and laud his achievements and positive traits, of course ... while others may accept it and vote for him anyway.

What do you think: Is Mitt Romney a wimp?

 

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Yes- they are jumping ship. How bout that "Thank you to starbucks" day! Hahaha! Gays are just to much- I sware. You can't embarrassment these walking turds no matter how much they embarrass themselves! Carolina will be a bust for Obama! They can't pay people to show up. Seriously- someone just pull the plugl on Democrats. New York post says- multiple planners and fundraisers say they have big problems. Marilyn? She just wish she looked as good as you.

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@Matt It's simple--these loser lib-turds are grabbing at straws...they are not even able to clasp onto a handful of 'em either! That's thanks to what they have to work with regarding Obama's real achievements and leadership performance skills--which translate into a big "0"!!! How pathetic! How strange! But that's the type of loser supporting The Anointed One this go around! The rats are jumping ship, ha! Romney 2012!

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Ohhhhh you are spun tight today - eh? Couldn't get to a puter this weekend? Every person born in Mexico is not hispanic. I cannot continue to associate with you if you can't stick with the facts. Caps- to me? It means I must switch up because you bore me to tears even as I type to you! Those mean ole CAPS! MAMA THEY HURT MY FEELINGS! Please- get out more. Yes- I do have standards and at this moment I find myself lowering them. Is there any chance you could find one thing Obama has done or is doing to improve this country? I keep hearing- We are going in the right direction..... But the numbers don't show it- do they. Look- let me shed some light. At some time or another we were all Liberal. Then we ran out of other peoples money and we were forced to grow up. Do yourself a favor and get an early jump because you can't wing it forever!

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do those caps intimidate you? why you poor queer little baby. cry baby cry. ask MOMMIE to help. shouting? yes your what this generation gift is to America! you can't even right a "Capital Letter" because is scares the shit out of you?

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Let me explain- bitch! You can try a sling that Mormon bullshit somewhere else. You don't know shit! Do Mormons preach hate like Obamas reverend wright? People use to nail others to the cross- now longer do that either. It's a symbol, it's a tradition of washing sins away- like baptism ... You dumb ass fool. Romneys father born in Mexico? OBAMAS - Kenya? WTF does that have to do with shit? We who have a hope for a future want his ass out and you can bet your sorry ass he will be voted out! You can cry like a baby, racism, homophobe- as you lotion your aching ass. and the 10% is not all he gives to his church! How bout you BITCH- what's your giving consist of? OBAMA IS OUT AND WE WILL LINE UP ON EARLY VOTING DAY-BY The MILLIONS! You need to find a job because we will insist that Romney cuts you off you little turd worm.

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STILL- NOT ONE REASON WHY OBAMA SHOULD STAY IN OFFICE? YOU CAN'T TELL US WHAT HIS GOAL IS? ALL OBAMA CAN DO IS EAR SCREW THE PUBLIC ABOUT- DO WE WANT TO GO BACK? MY QUESTION IS - BACK TO WHAT? IS THERE A TIME MACHINE ON THE MARKET? ALL LIBERALS CAN DO IS TRASH THE OTHER SIDE IN ORDER TO MAKE THEIR GUY LOOK GOOD! CUT THE FAT AND HERE IS WHATS LEFT- OBAMA IS FULL OF FALSE PROMISES- SPENDING CUTS- INCREASE IN JOBS. THIS GUY SHOULD NOT HAVE EVER BEEN PRESIDENT TO BEGIN WITH AND HE HAS NOT A CLUE AS TO HOW TO GET OUT OF THIS MESS! HE HAS FAILED AND THE AMERICAN PEOPLE HAVE NO FAITH IN HIM! MORMON? YOUR OUTDATED! EVER HEARD OF SEPERATION OF CHURCH AND STATE? KEEP DIGGING DUMBASS! COMPAINES ARE READY TO BUILD AND THE ONLY WAY TO DO IT IS TO GET OBAMA OUT! HE'S TOAST!

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I AM A MALE WHITE I WOULD SEND YOU A PHOTO OF MY PENIS TO PROVE IT BUT YOU WOULD PROBABLY USE IT FOR HOMOSEXUAL DEVIANCEY.WHAT IS IT WITH YOU AND BLACK WOMEN YOU HAVE A DEEP SEEDED PROBLEM .BLACK WOMEN LAUGH AT YOUR TINY DINKY.

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always talking about gay. can't get your mind out the gutter. breastfead till 13? you are dike?

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Listen to mormon matty acting like he is my daddy .Probably a sandusky old matty is wants to spank me and all kinds of gay daddy molesting shit you are sick.What are you the boss of your own gay porn business you said your self imployed.You and your racist pals doing all kinds of fag perverted shit on dvd i bet.Whats the name of your movie MITT AND MATT AND THEIR THREE HUSBANDS.

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That's the stupidest crap I've heard. Get back on time out.