Presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s “Every Town Counts” bus tour made a slight detour from its planned route through eastern Pennsylvania after over 100 protestors affiliated with the Obama campaign and MoveOn.org showed up at a gas station where he was scheduled to stop.
Ed Rendell, the former Democratic governor of Pennsylvania and an Obama supporter, also showed up at the scheduled stop – a Wawa gas station in Quakertown. The Romney campaign had sent advance staff to the location, but as the number of protestors grew, they decided to find a quieter location.
They chose another Wawa gas station nearby. Romney arrived with GOP Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and shook hands with people in a small crowd that gathered. “How’d you find Quakertown on the map?” one local man asked after approaching Romney to shake his hand