Heroes in their own minds

Heroes in their own minds

by digby

We've heard about the Olympic pins Mitt had made in China, but I didn't know they looked like this:

As head of the Salt Lake Olympics Mitt Romney became the first Olympic executive to approve a series of commemorative pins in his likeness. (They're in the news right now because they were made in China, but their mere existence is its own indictment of Romney's judgment.)

What is it with these people and their view of themselves as as granite jawed comic book heroes? For the second time this week, Mitt's reminded me of someone else:

There are a lot of things we need. What we don't need is another one of these guys.