• Mitt Romney's American Flag Pins Are Made in China

    Do you know how much Mitt Romney loves America? A lot. Like, a lot a lot. He loves America so much he even had special "We Stand United" flag pins made for the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City.

    And just like every other America-loving businessman, he had them made in China

    At a fundraiser in Virginia last night, Mitt Romney touted his experinece running the Salt Lake City Olympic Games in 2002… He told a story about the "We Stand United" American flag pins he commissioned for the games…Romney touted his creation of the pins as a means to explain how he hopes to bring Americans together…

    Complicating Romney's patriotic message is the fact that the pins were made in China, according to a website run by the Utah state government's culture department, as TPM's Evan McMorris-Santoro pointed out on Twitter.

    Wow. Mitt Romney is now making so many gaffes, he's had to start outsourcing them to China.

    It's pretty telling that his most profound expression of patriotism is a tiny, boring lapel pin. Romney better watch out for the Fourth of July. He might get too worked up and do something crazy, like wear an American flag tie.

    Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images News/Getty Images

    Tags: China, Flags, Mitt Romney, Olympics, Republicans, Utah


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