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Elvis Is Everywhere In American Election Campaign

Elvis Is Everywhere In American Election Campaign: Nothing about Mitt Romney brings to mind the hip-swivelling Elvis Presley, but at campaign events along Florida’s Gulf Coast this week, the booming thump of Elvis’ ”A Little Less Conversation” was the musical intro for the crisply pressed and somewhat stiff Romney, now the self-styled Republican presidential candidate of a little more action. ”All this aggravation ain’t satisfactioning me,” as the Elvis song goes. ”A little more bite and a little less bark, A little less fight and a little more spark.”

”America is strong, but Washington is broke,” Romney said in a speech in Boca Raton. ”This is a time for action and for overcoming the fact that Washington has fundamentally become broken. We simply cannot go on as a nation kicking the ball down the field. It’s time for A Little Less Conversation.”

But he’s not the only one to rely on Elvis. Earlier on, Mike Huckabee played bass for much of the morning with his rock-and-roll band “Capitol Offense,” taking the stage at one point with an Elvis impersonator and sang Johnny B. Goode. And last week, Hillary Clinton wore an Elvis Presley purse, when visiting the Peabody Hotel.

It reminds us of the import CD and DVD “Running of President” (Charlotte, N. C., March 20, 1976) where Elvis all of a sudden said: “Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to announce that I’m running for President”… If only

Source: Elvis Matters

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