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"I am looking forward to going hunting with you sometime," Romney told comedian Jeff Foxworthy during an appearance in Mobile, Ala. "And you can actually show me which end of the rifle to point."
He also talked up Southern food on Monday, when he said he ate catfish for the second time and liked it, despite previously saying he wasn't a fan.
Ahead of the 2012 election, Romney is still asked about that hunting gaffe, but has taken pains to boost his gun rights bona fides. The campaign said on Feb. 29 that Romney owns two shotguns, both purchased after the 2008 election. "I'm not the great hunter," he said when asked about "varmint" hunting during a January debate in South Carolina. "I'm not a serious hunter, but I must admit -- I guess I enjoy the sport and when I get invited, I’m delighted to be able to go hunting."
Missouri on Saturday, in Illinois in a week, and in Louisiana on March 24,
Originally posted by BellaSabre
The old boy went to Alabama talking about "grits", and commenting that he was learning to say "y'all"
Too much of that comes across as shallow and condescending, especially from someone of his stature. I don't think people thought it was 'adorable'.