SNL: Cold Open Obama verus Romney

snl Mitt vs obamaI though the most potent review of Romney’s recent foray into foreign Policy came from Ronald Reagan’s old speech writer Petty Noonan who said of Mitt, “He looked like Nixon.”

Coming of age in the 1960′s was a matter of great and grand luck for me. Serious political engagement over war and peace, civil rights and poverty, and women’s rights  all in a backdrop of cultural upheaval with all that great music, rebellion and pot! Back then we had a name for those who refused to participate in any of it.  ‘STRAIGHT” we called them.  For those who were not around then, more than anyone I can think of alive today, Mitt Romney fits that bill. GOOFY STRAIGHT.  The MORAL MAJORITY.  Jerry Falwell, Richard Nixon, Spiro Agnew, Archie Bunker…