Tumblr turns Mitt Romney into Lucille Bluth

22 million fewer Americans would have healthcare under Senate bill, CBO finds
The number of Americans without health insurance dropped just one million compared to the House version of the bill.

See all Editor's Picks

lucilleamercia

If only Mitt Romney could have landed a guest spot on Arrested Development.

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Arrested Development’s Lucille Bluth have a lot in common.

They both have a somewhat forgotten “Ann” in their lives, frequent country clubs, are largely out of touch with the masses, and struggle with the economic realities affecting those around them.

After a somewhat sporadic posting schedule, the Lucille and Mitt Tumblr got back on track last week with several posts poking fun at a leaked video of Romney decrying the 47 percent of Americans who apparently don’t pay federal income tax.

The blog, created by graphic designer J. Adam Brinson, pairs up quotes from the candidate with images of the Bluth family matriarch. It’s remarkably convincing in that all of the real-life Romney quotes sound like something Bluth would say in her closeted, high-profile world. It’s also darn funny.

A post featuring Romney’s comment, “95 percent of life is set up for you if you’re born in this country,” sounds just like something the xenophobic Bluth would blurt out. It’s grabbed 151 likes and reblogs since Friday.

 

The upper-class element of Arrested Development was previously mashed up on Tumblr with posh Brit show Downton Abbey.

If Romney is elected and needs help fixing the economy, there’s only one thing he needs to remember if he can’t claim federal taxes from the 47 percent: There’s always money in the banana stand.

Photos via Lucille and Mitt/Tumblr

News
Mitt Romney becomes the most reblogged man on Tumblr
The Republican candidate's tough public relations week continued as a "Mitt Romney sucks" post scored an astounding 8 million reblogs on Tumblr.
From Our VICE Partners

Pure, uncut internet. Straight to your inbox.