Romney offers ride on ‘Hair Force One’ as donor prize
September 13th, 2012
09:01 PM ET
6 years ago

Romney offers ride on ‘Hair Force One’ as donor prize

(CNN) -Mitt Romney's campaign announced Thursday that they're giving select supporters a chance to fly with the Republican presidential nominee on the candidate's charter plane dubbed "Hair Force One" by Ann Romney.

Mrs. Romney coined the term "Hair Force One" in December to honor her husband's famously coiffed mane.

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In an email to supporters, Romney told contributors that two lucky donors would get chance to join him on his campaign plane for a day. The campaign does not specify exactly when the donors would be chosen or get to fly with the candidate.

"I don't know exactly what our itinerary will be, but if you're one of the winners - I can tell you it will be exciting," said Romney in the email. "And, who knows, maybe you and I will come up with a better name for the campaign plane."

Romney's official campaign plane was unveiled at a rally in Lakeland, Florida following the Republican National Convention last month.

CNN's Dana Davidsen and Rachel Streitfeld contributed to this report.

Filed under: Ann Romney • Mitt Romney
soundoff (32 Responses)
  1. Yonni

    Wow! talk about an ego, ambition a burning desire to become the POTUS. I wonder why the guy has no moral compass? just to become.

    September 13, 2012 09:16 pm at 9:16 pm |
  2. Namejkane sfl a vote for the gop will cut your moms medicare and soc sec .can you afford to pay for them???

    The real prize will be we will get the % of the dumbest American voters and what states there in by the vote totals for romney the tax cheat and lyin Ryan the bribe taker !!!

    September 13, 2012 09:38 pm at 9:38 pm |
  3. Romney cares less

    Oh ick....

    September 13, 2012 09:41 pm at 9:41 pm |
  4. enuff

    How about the"bain of my existence"? Heck, most of his donors probably have their own planes. Why would they want a just a ride?

    September 13, 2012 09:42 pm at 9:42 pm |
  5. Namejkane sfl a vote for the gop will cut your moms medicare and soc sec .can you afford to pay for them???

    Still acting like the dope we see on the fox news dopes channel .that's romney the tax cheat ,and by the way,where are your tax returns , never mind ,you already

    September 13, 2012 09:53 pm at 9:53 pm |
  6. Pander Bear

    "And, who knows, maybe you and I will come up with a better name for the campaign plane."

    Sounds great. How about the Flip Flop Turboprop? The Von Lyin' Express? Grand Cayman Airways? BS Air? All are appropriate.

    September 13, 2012 09:59 pm at 9:59 pm |
  7. annette

    this is just too funny. ann named the plane after his hair! and as usual – no plan.

    September 13, 2012 10:08 pm at 10:08 pm |
  8. ronb

    To attack Americans while they are in the act of being attacked/murdered is not just stupid. It's treasonous. Willard might have well said they are dead because they did something wrong. He is not presidential.... Can you imagine how those poor families are feeling. And, a man seeking the presidency criticized them while they were under attack and being murdered!!!!!!!!! Romney will NEVER be POTUS. NEVER!

    September 13, 2012 10:15 pm at 10:15 pm |
  9. n

    Romney is so lame!

    September 13, 2012 10:19 pm at 10:19 pm |
  10. NameWillie

    For real, not!!!! Obama 2012

    September 13, 2012 10:26 pm at 10:26 pm |
  11. Larry L

    Winners will get a ride in the same luxury the Romney's dressage horse experienced on his way to the Olympics! You'll be treated as if you were an actual person – better than than those common folks who eat cheap food and only have one home. We'll all pretend you're good enough for us to remember you name or your face. We'll take your money and discard you like a used condom! Did I say that out loud?

    September 13, 2012 11:08 pm at 11:08 pm |
  12. NotFooledByDistractions

    I'd rather stick rusty nails in my eyes. I can't imagine being confined with Romney – the brazen liar and crass opportunist, I'd be afraid his sleaze would rub off on me.

    September 13, 2012 11:10 pm at 11:10 pm |
  13. Chip

    Hair Force One? Will Mitt pin you down in the aisle and give you a haircut? Sign me up!!!

    September 13, 2012 11:12 pm at 11:12 pm |

    Boring. Not even funny at all.

    September 13, 2012 11:12 pm at 11:12 pm |
  15. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    I am sure a lot of domestic terrorist Mittens' terrorist friends who also attacked our embassies in Libya and Egypt would like to coordinate their efforts with Mittens' attack on our embassies.

    September 13, 2012 11:14 pm at 11:14 pm |
  16. Wake up People!

    Will he be showing his tax returns as the in flight movie???

    OBAMA 2012!

    September 13, 2012 11:50 pm at 11:50 pm |
  17. Paul Ernest Show

    Romney is showing the real foreigner, that he is. Maybe, he should head home and drop out of this race. He's showing he is incapable of rising above any kind of sentiments, and displaying great honor and collective concern, instead of his narrow personal ambition. What happened to the good old " Americans are being killed abroad.There's is time for partisanship, but this time we stand with the president to condemn these attacks and support him in whatever decision he makes, bringing these killers to justice". Poor Romney, selfish ambition is so strong, he forgot we are still Americans.

    September 14, 2012 12:24 am at 12:24 am |
  18. Fact


    September 14, 2012 01:13 am at 1:13 am |
  19. barry

    I sure hope Chris Matthews wins.

    September 14, 2012 01:23 am at 1:23 am |
  20. Thomas

    I thought it said ,

    Romney offers ride on ‘ Dancing Horse’ as donor prize

    September 14, 2012 02:02 am at 2:02 am |
  21. geggyg

    Sounds like the name for a drag queen act.

    September 14, 2012 03:38 am at 3:38 am |
  22. don

    Wow another tough choice. A ride on and airplane or the Obama choice an evening with Beyonce. The differences in this election couldn't be clearer. I'm going with Beyonce.

    September 14, 2012 06:19 am at 6:19 am |
  23. Doyle Wiley, MI

    Please come up with a better name.

    September 14, 2012 06:30 am at 6:30 am |
  24. GI Joe

    Oh God. What a joke. The mess we're in is no joke, but he will never understand that because he has money all over the world. If he paid taxes, we could all have jobs.

    He is disgusting. They will give him intel briefings starting next week. So? bachmann has been on intelligence committee for 4 years and she's still stupid. He can't get enough intelligence in the next 24 days to make me change my mind. He's all for himself and his wealthy buddies.

    24 days til early voting in my state.
    Obama/Biden 2012-2016 for a calm, intelligent, steady hand going forward.

    September 14, 2012 07:15 am at 7:15 am |
  25. Jake

    Jerk, and Jerk's wife for coining the plane's name.

    September 14, 2012 07:21 am at 7:21 am |
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