Mitt Romney blew out the candles on his Twinkie birthday cake and there’s so much to unpack

The ongoing narrative about Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) is that he is an exceedingly strange man. He refers to basketball as “sport,” singular. He described lemonade as “Lemon. Wet. Good.” He once transported his dog in a dog carrier attached to the roof of his car. He posed for a photo with a bunch of black children and inexplicably quoted the song “Who let the dogs out?” His favorite meat is the hot dog.

So it’s par for the course that, on Romney’s birthday, his staff would surprise him with a cake made out of what he described as his favorite snack: Twinkies. And that he would blow out his candles in a completely bizarre manner.

“Oh my goodness, what I’ve always wanted!” he says, seeing the cake. “Look at that! Holy cow!”

A Twinkie cake is not that weird. There are plenty of ... read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/voraciously/wp/2019/03/12/mitt-romney-blew-out-the-candles-on-his-twinkie-birthday-cake-and-theres-so-much-to-unpack/

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