Yesterday, Barack Obama's official Twitter feed tweeted video of Donald Trump's endorsement of Mitt Romney. The only comment, before the link to the video: "In case you missed it."
You don't have to be a political expert to know that when your opponent posts your message without any kind of spin, you've made a terrible mistake. An even bigger sign that the Romney campaign has made a huge mistake? There's absolutely no reference to yesterday's Trump endorsement anywhere on Romney's official Twitter feed. The feed mentions endorsements all the time. But if you're just looking at official Romney materials, it's like the Trump endorsement never happened. It's not on the Romney site's home page. A quick search of that site just turns up one lonely press release from yesterday. (John McCain, by contrast, pulls up multiple hits.)
Romney's trying to have it both ways, here. The Trump endorsement was necessary to shore up the fringe, idiot base of the Republican Party. But Romney knows that Trump is a joke, so the official campaign spin is to pretend it never happened. The motherfucker is twisting in the wind, right now, and Newt Gingrich's comment that Romney "is counting on us not having YouTube" is seeming more true every single day.