Mitt Romney this evening, speaking to a group of high-dollar donors at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, poked fun at President Obama’s newly unveiled campaign slogan, “Forward,” remarking, “Forward, what, over the cliff?”
At first, Romney seemed to muddle the president’s campaign slogan, according to an Associated Press report from the event.
“His new slogan is: Progress. No, forward. Forward! That’s it! Progress would be better. I might use that one myself, actually,” said Romney.
The fundraiser, where donors could pay anywhere from $2.500 to $10,000 depending on the access they wanted to the candidate, marked the first of its kind at which the campaign allowed any kind of access to the media. Traditionally, presumptive presidential nominees open their fundraisers to the media.