July 3rd, 2012
07:59 PM ET

Like Kerry, Like Romney: Windsurfing moment?

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney took advantage of the July 4th break to relax at his vacation home in New Hampshire, jet skiing with his wife.

CNN's Erin Burnett noted the scene of Romney on a jet ski reminded her of former presidential candidate John Kerry enjoying his summer down time windsurfing in 2004. His opponent, then President George W. Bush used that moment as a tool to make Kerry appear 'out-of-touch' with everyday Americans.

Is Romney having a windsurfing moment?

CNN contributors John Avlon, Roland Martin and Erick Erickson come OutFront.

Romenys take a spin on jet skis

Mitt Romney found a way to unwind at his home on Lake Winnipesaukee Monday: have his wife take him for a ride on a jet ski.

That's what the Republican presidential hopeful did on day three of his weeklong vacation with 10 sons and daughters-in-law and 18 grandchildren in tow.


Filed under: 2012 Election • Economy • News • Politics
soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Ron

    Hey Erin difference is Jetski's are cool windsurfing not so much, Every redneck in America has a jetski, none have a windsurfing board. Rednecks take their Jetski's to a Lake, Out of touch folks Windsurf off Nantucket,

    July 6, 2012 at 7:33 am | Reply
  2. Earnest T Bass

    thats a nice looking ride! Wooo Hooo!

    July 5, 2012 at 4:20 pm | Reply
  3. Joey at Purdue Univ

    Wow, you got a LeBron reference & an AI reference in the same show.

    July 3, 2012 at 8:36 pm | Reply

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