You have to assume that Team Romney spent a lot of time prepping Mitt for his speech to the NAACP today, and certainly warned him that certain lines would not go over well. So I’m figuring the cheesy grin he sported while the crowd was lustily booing him for his pledge to get rid of the Affordable Care Act was well-rehearsed:

When I think of watching this strange dude serve as president for four long years, I get a headache.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.