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Romney lists top 10 reasons he got out of the presidential race

Romney lists top 10 reasons he got out of the presidential race



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(KSL News) Jokes and laughter are always on the menu at the annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C., and last night's event was no exception.

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney joked about the top 10 reasons he got out of the race:

10. There weren't as many Osmonds as I thought.
9. I got tired of corkscrew landings under sniper fire.
8. As a lifelong hunter, I didn't want to miss the start of the varmint season.
7. There wasn't room for two Christian leaders.
6. I was upset that no one had bothered to search my passport files.
5. I needed an excuse to get fat, grow a beard and win the Nobel Prize.
4. I took a bad fall at a campaign rally and broke my hair.
3. I wanted to finally take off that dark suit and tie and kick back in a light-colored suit and tie.
2. Once my wife Ann realized I couldn't win, my fundraising dried up.
1. There was a miscalculation in our theory: "As Utah goes, so goes the nation."

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