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Mitt Romney's favorite novel is...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Perry White, May 2, 2007.

  1. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard :eek: ???


  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    So he came back with the Bible. He's about covered all his bases. Needs to cite the Koran sometime soon, though.
  3. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    He must have been trying to court the Travolta-Cruise cash.
  4. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    First, it's not his favorite novel, it's one of his favorite novels. Second, he said his favorite book was the Bible. How, exactly, does this qualify as a story?
  5. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    Well, he originally said it was his favorite, not one of his favorites.
  6. This is a story because Mitt had to walk back his answer to a softball like "What's Your Favorite Novel?"

    The keeper of the Bridge Of Death would not have been so forgiving.
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Even if he thinks it's the best book ever written, I don't quite see the point. It's a work of science fiction; no different than saying 1984 or 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (not arguing the disparity of quality between the three). If he had said Dianetics, that would be a different story.
  8. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    These academics disagree:
  9. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    He's done.
  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    If Paul Watanabe thinks there was a political motive for naming Battlefield Earth, he's too much a fool to have his opinion considered.

    If we're going to excoriate someone for giving an honest answer to a meaningless question, all we're going to get from now on are vanilla candidates. I hope to God this stays a non-story, for all of our sakes.
  11. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    But what book would he take with him on a desert island?
  12. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    When the legend exceeds the reality, print the legend.
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