Once he realized the situation the man was in and what he was asking, Romney turned his back as fast as he could. This is the emotional equivalent of sprinting away.
The second half of this short clip (h/t Upworthy.com) is incredibly discomforting. Try watching it twice.
Puts me in mind of this, from Joan Walsh (our report is here; my paragraphing):
But could it be more than entitlement and an odd personal style?Many of the very wealthy are inhuman, or at least inhumane. But I'm not sure that Walsh isn't onto something.
I’ve found myself wondering over the course of the campaign whether Romney has some kind of personality disorder, so dissociated does he occasionally seem from the well-worn routines of normal human interaction.
Maybe we should be asking to see his medical records and not just his tax returns. I don’t mean to be flippant about that or insensitive to any kind of problem he may struggle with. But his struggles are our struggles; he’s running to be our president.
There is something very odd about Mitt Romney.
Just to be sure, I want to see those medical records, sir. Long form please.
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