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A November surprise??

Mediaite.com posted a 2007 video of Romney coming completely unglued in a radio interview with Jan Mickleson. Apparently, Mitt had no knowledge that a camera was  running through the commercial break.

Watch him get so pissed, he literally got in Mickleson's face (watch the reflection in the window) before he walked off the set.

The interview was done in Iowa and I tell you, I suspect evangelicals will have problems with Mitt's theology.

The tape just resurfaced this past Wednesday and has already gotten 1.2 million hits.  

Wow!! Maybe that's why Ann was crying in Colorado.

Let's set the table this way: http://www.mediaite.com/...

In the waning days of the 2012 presidential campaign, a clip from a 2007 Mitt Romney interview has resurfaced, the dual purposes of which seems to be to otherize the Mormon candidate’s religion, and to raise questions about his temperament. The video, filmed without Romney’s knowledge during a commercial break on Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson‘s show, features a fired-up Romney explaining, among other things, his religion’s view on Missouri’s role in the apocalypse, and the role Mormonism’s freedom of choice plays in his abandonment of pro-choice politics. The full video of that interview is epic, and revealing.

If you just watch the clip that’s been getting all the attention (over a million hits since Wednesday), Romney comes off like a lunatic, and for undecided voters who may have trouble remembering which Mary had the little lamb as opposed to Jesus’ mother, his conversation with Mickelson over Missouri’s role in the End Times must sound like Klingon badminton rules. To most of us, the fact that these two guys agree that Jesus will come back and “split the Mount of Olives” to “stop the war that’s coming in to kill all the Jews,” and only disagree on the existence of a Missouri satellite office, means they’re closer together than they are far apart (Obama supporters know that He has already come back, and will defeat Satan with His awesome ground game in Ohio).

Here's the argument during the commercial break:

Mitt Romney doesn't have the temperament to run this country.

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