All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mitt Romney’

Wide-Eyed Chipotle Worker Amazed By Mitt Romney

When a young man named Marty Arps struck a pose beside presidential candidate Mitt Romney at his workplace recently, he had no idea the resulting photo would make him an instant celebrity. The picture quickly went viral and made the rounds on Twitter, where the phrase of the day was “this is the only picture of Mitt Romney you will …

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Mitt Romney Goes Gangnam Style in This Parody

South Korean rapper PSY’s megahit Gangnam Style has permeated our culture and been infused with almost everything imaginable. We’ve seen Hitler Gangnam Style, Skyrim Gangnam Style, Gangnam Style meets Bill Nye the Science Guy, and Kim Jong style. Hell, we’ve even seen Google’s Eric Schmidt dancing with PSY himself. But now, the fad has hit American politics. No, it’s not …

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Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook

Last month, we told you that both Presidential candidates had signed up for their own “Meet the Candidates” event co-sponsored by Spanish language broadcaster Univision and Facebook. Today, it’s Mitt Romney’s turn to address the forum. The event will kick off at 6:30 pm ET, and will be streaming live on Facebook. You can watch it en Español aquí, or …

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This Autotuned Video Game-Inspired Mashup Is the Best Breakdown of the Political Conventions You’re Likely to See

When you boil it down, American politics kind of resemble an 8-bit video game, right? And whoever can mention Neil Armstrong the most receives space man power-ups, which can pave the way to victory. And don’t forget about spousal elitist deflections. That doesn’t really make sense, I know that. But if you watch this amazing musical wrap up of the …

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Why Does This Mistyped URL Redirect To Mitt Romney’s Campaign Site?

Seriously. I don’t purport to know the reason why a simple URL typo redirects to a page on MittRomney.com, but it definitely does. You can try it for yourselves. Try to visit someecards.co. There, you see? Of course, someecards.co is just one letter shy of a very popular web address, someecards.com. Someecards has been around for about 5 years, and …

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Michelle Obama’s Speech Nearly Doubles Mitt Romney’s in Terms of Twitter Buzz

Ever since the kickoff of the Republican National Convention last week, Twitter’s @Gov team has been hard at work monitoring tweet buzz – mostly in the form of total tweets and spikes in tweets per minute. For instance, last week they told us that there were over 4 million RNC-related tweets over the course of the week – 2 million …

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Mitt Romney Sees 14,289 Tweets per Minute During Speech

One convention down, one to go. Last night in Tampa, Mitt Romney accepted his party’s nomination for President on the United States, and gave a speech that was part indictment of the Obama administration and part trip through memory lane. Though Twitter users have been fervently debating the speech’s delivery and merits – one thing is for certain: There were …

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Mitt Romney in One Word: “Unicorn” Suspiciously Absent from the List

If you could only use one word to describe Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, what would it be? Ok, do you have it? Good. If the word you’re thinking of is negative, you side with the majority in a new Pew Research poll that looks to determine how Romney’s image is changing over time. Here’s what Pew had to say …

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Mitt Romney Surges in Facebook Buzz Surrounding RNC

Earlier this week, Facebook and CNN expanded their new election data partnership with the launch of a real-time Election Insights tracker, which monitors the current buzz surrounding the four candidates in the 2012 election (Obama, Romney, Biden, and Ryan). The Election Insights page features various conversation charts, which allows users to sort the social buzz geographically and demoraphically. And it …

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Ann Romney Won the Night, According to Twitter

After a short delay due to Hurricane Isaac in the Gulf, the 2012 Republican National Convention had its first true night of activities on Tuesday. Some of the high-profile speakers included House Speaker John Boehner, former candidate Rick Santorum, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as the headliner. But it was Mitt Romney’s wife Ann’s speech that seems to have …

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Mitt Romney’s Best (and Worst) YouTube Moments, Remixed

With the Republican National Convention underway, What’s Trending thought it would be a good time to compile some of the most popular Mitt Romney-themed videos into one big supercut. “Mitt Romney accepts the Republican nomination for President at the GOP Convention in August 2012. So what better time to look back at Mitt’s long and storied YouTube history than right …

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Obama & Romney Sign on for Facebook/Univision-Sponsored Hispanic Forums

Both the Republicans and Democrats still see the Hispanic vote as up for grabs, and you can bet that a lot of money will be spent in the upcoming months on ads that target the key voting block. Of course online, TV, and radio ads aren’t the only way for the candidates to make their case for why they’d be …

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