Mitt Romney Invokes ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ Saying “I Am Who I Am” After Conceding Obama Made Him Less Likable

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Mitt Romney Invokes ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ Saying “I Am Who I Am” After Conceding Obama Made Him Less Likable (Moosroom)

Mitt Romney as Popeye the Sailor Man? He conceded President Obama has succeeded in defining him in public, breaking the first rule of politics to never let your opponent define you. He told Politico Obama succeeded in making him a less likable person, but offered up a defiant retort:  “I am who I am.” Like Popeye.

“Romney quoted that Popeye line three times in a 30-minute interview… about his leadership style and philosophy, swatting away advice from Republicans to focus on connecting with voters in a more emotional, human way at this convention.”

“The issue seems close to the surface for Romney. He even used the same line in an interview with Fox News that aired Sunday: “Remember that Popeye line: ‘I am what I am and that’s all what I am.’” Source:  Politico

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 Mitt Romney Invokes Popeye the Sailor Man Saying I Am Who I Am After Conceding Obama Made Him Less Likable
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