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Tuesday
Dec202011

Mitt Romney Wishes Jews a Misspelled Happy "Hannukah"

 

REVIEWING THE NEWS: The former Massachusetts governor and current Republican presidential hopeful shows how important it is to "believe in America" by Tweeting a questionably spelled holiday wish to his country's Jewish population.

"So ya see, on the 13th night of Narniakah, the Jews ran out of lighter fluid...."


You down with GOP? Yeah, you know me. NOT! Sorry, couldn't help ourselves. The real reason we interrupt your regularly scheduled Tuesday-evening rituals isn't to reappopriate Naughty by Nature hooks as conservative political anthems, but to wag our finger at Republican presidential aspirant Mitt Romney. 

Roughly two hours ago today, the one-time Massachusetts governor and handsome devil of a Mormon had someone in his campaign Tweet out a little recognition to his Jewish peeps. As you can see from said globally broadcast message, it appears either Romney and/or his social-media handlers are either too lazy to spend 30 seconds fact-checking, don't care enough about a constituency who's way out of their pocket anyway, or have discovered ancient scrolls documenting a previously unknown additional day of celebration in the Hebrew calendar known as "Hannukah." As in, per Romney's Tweet, "Tonight, as Hannukah begins, Ann and I extend our best wishes to all our Jewish friends celebrating the Festival of Lights."  

In fairness, Mitt isn't the first person who's tripped over the double-"n" (although even the KKK manage to get it right). But even the slightest investigation would have suggested preferred and virtually accurate transliterations (Hanukkah and Chanukah are generally accepted, and even Chanukkah among some Rabbinical purists), and someone running for our highest office should be held accountable to that modest standard of diligence and respect.

 

IN OTHER WORDS: Merry Krismas, Mitt.

IT'S BAD ENOUGH WE CAN HARDLY FIND A MENORAH WITHOUT SCHLEPPING TO BED BATH & BEYOND THESE DAYS RATING: 8 Days/10

JEWS HAVE BEEN AROUND A BIT, MITT. GET IT RIGHT RATING: 10/10

WHAT SHOULD WE EXPECT FROM A GUY DESCENDED FROM THE OLD COUNTRY OF DESERERETERETERET RATING?: 1849/10

 

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