I love this state. It seems right here. The trees are the right height. I like seeing the lakes. I love the lakes. There’s something very special here… the great lakes, but also all the little inland lakes that dot the parts of Michigan. I love cars.
— Mitt Romney, on a campaign stop in Farmington Hills, Michigan, explaining why he loves his home state so much. Mitt, I’m fairly sure that you’re just listing things that you know exist in Michigan. Next time you try to connect with human beings that feel actual emotions, try to do it without just naming stereotypes about the state you’re in.