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Romney face tattoo guy’ claims Republicans paid him $15,000 to do it

Posted by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:35 PM
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‘Romney face tattoo guy’ claims Republicans paid him $15,000 to do it


 
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If Republicans thought they were shocked when Mitt Romney lost to President Barack Obama last week, just imagine how this guy felt.

When Eric Hartsburg, of Michigan City, tried to auction off a part of his face on eBay for $15,000 last September, he probably wasn’t expecting that someone would win with a bid of less than $800, then ask him to tattoo a penis on there for life.

But as he explained Tuesday night on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” that’s exactly how his strange tale began.


Thinking a male member forever stamped on his face was probably not optimal, Hartsburg got creative. “I thought to myself, ‘What would be the most pertinent thing in the news right now?’ Then, the most important thing in the news — the election! Let’s take it to some Republicans, and I got a winning bidder.”

“So, you said, ‘I will do this if you pay me’?” Kimmel asked.

“Absolutely,” Hartsburg replied.

“And they paid you $15,000 to do this?” Kimmel asked.

“They did,” Hartsburg said. “It was two guys that I know, local Republicans, I’ve worked for the Republican Party. I’ve worked the election polls since I was about 22-years-old. I knew a guy and, hey, here we are now.”

“Did you ever consider just putting a sign on your lawn like a normal person?” Kimmel wondered.


No!” he objected. “See, the Romney campaign didn’t care enough about Indiana. They figured they already had that one. Why bother giving me a sign?”

Hartsburg added that he’ll keep the tattoo “for the rest of my life,” saying that “the forehead space is still available.”

“Here’s to Rubio and Ryan running with the double-R’s in the next election,” he concluded.

“Maybe Ronald Reagan will come back,” Kimmel laughed. “Just say you did it for him.”

This video is from “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” broadcast Tuesday, November 13, 2012.


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lga1965
by on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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Stupid ...stupid ....stupid.
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ashellbell
by shellbark on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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And all I got was this lousy Obama phone? Shit.
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sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I got no phone, no welfare check and no free health care

I got a yard sign I paid for..and the President of my Choice...yup, I win ;-)

Quoting ashellbell:

And all I got was this lousy Obama phone? Shit.


ashellbell
by shellbark on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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You missed out girl....I'm hood rich right now.


Quoting sweet-a-kins:

I got no phone, no welfare check and no free health care

I got a yard sign I paid for..and the President of my Choice...yup, I win ;-)

Quoting ashellbell:

And all I got was this lousy Obama phone? Shit.



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pamelax3
by Gold Member on Nov. 15, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Still not enough money, for something that.

mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Nov. 15, 2012 at 3:01 PM
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You know it's really kind-off difficult to convince people you are not the stupid people party with folks like this running around with your failed campaign slogan on their face.
nb34
by Gold Member on Nov. 15, 2012 at 3:06 PM
Idiot.
free1
by ~FreeSpirit~ on Nov. 15, 2012 at 3:11 PM

 

 

 

by Margaret Hartmann   11/12/12 at 12:41 AM

Man With Romney Tattoo on His Face Is ‘Disappointed,’ Tries to Look on the Bright Side“Totally disappointed, man,” Eric Hartsburg tells Politico. “I’m the guy who has egg all over his face, but instead of egg, it’s a big Romney/Ryan tattoo. It’s there for life.” He was already paid $5,000 for selling ad space on his head to an eBay user, but perhaps the moneymaking opportunities won't end there. “I’m hoping this opens some other doors in the entertainment business,” he said. Sounds like a solid plan; casting directors are always looking for a white adult male with an extremely prominent political tatoo on his face.     WWHT?

free1
by ~FreeSpirit~ on Nov. 15, 2012 at 3:34 PM

 David Letterman talked about this on his show too. 

 

free1
by ~FreeSpirit~ on Nov. 15, 2012 at 3:35 PM

David Letterman - Romney Tattoo Guy Top Ten.

 

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