Mitt Romney, during Romney’s campaign election night event at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on November 7, 2012 in Boston
GQ has long been known for controversy, and the magazine’s December 2012 issue is no different. In a list of the least influential people of 2012, the magazine has named November’s Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, as one of the 25 least significant men and women of 2012. Although Romney is listed first, the editors claim that the list of 25 is ranked in no particular order, “because all zeros are created equal”.
Michelle Obama, Adam Sandler, Keith Olbermann, and 21 others join Mitt Romney as people who are “so uninspiring that we should round them all up and stick them on an iceberg”. GQ asks if anyone was inspired by Romney or voted for him enthusiastically. They then compare voting for Romney with “hooking up with the last single person at the bar” just before closing. READ MORE