Mitt Romney really likes “America the Beautiful,” as he says in this video compiled by ThinkProgress, but it’s not clear what he likes about it. It’s not the music, since he obviously has no fidelity to that. It’s not the message, which is all about purple mountains and fruited plains, which Romney’s oil-greedy policies would undermine.
So Romney wants to “aggressively develop” oil, gas, and coal, but also yay woo beautiful America what contradiction could there possibly be there. Nice lip service, Mitt! You probably should have looked into lip-synching instead.
Also, I’m just gonna leave this here for you.
Video: Mitt Romney Sings ‘America the Beautiful.’ But Would His Energy Policies Keep America Beautiful?, ThinkProgress.