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This Dude in Indiana Got Paid $15,000 for a Mitt Romney Tattoo

By / 10.27.12

Indiana's Eric Hartsburg is a professional wrestler for Platinum Worldwide. He goes by the ring-name Erico. This week, he auctioned off a 5-by-2 chunk of his face for a Mitt Romney “R” campaign logo tattoo. The price? $15,000. Part of me kinda hopes it was super PAC money, just because. A few pull-quotes from his interview with ABC News:

“I am a registered Republican and a Romney supporter,” Hartsburg said. “I didn't mind getting this tattoo because it is something that I could live with and it's something that I believe in.”

“I want young people to know that it's O.K. to be young, and it's O.K. to be a Republican. You don't have to be rich or elderly to be labeled as a Republican, and I want everyone to know that.”

I'm sure Republicans everywhere will take lots of pride in Erico's permanent face ink in, say, 12 years. 

[H/T: Gawker]


TAGSElection 2012Mitt RomneyPresident ObamaRomneyTattoos
Brandon Wenerd
About Brandon Wenerd... Brandon Wenerd is BroBible's senior editor, guru of @brotips, and director of strategic partnerships. He joined BroBible in the fall of 2009 after graduating from Penn State. When he’s not writing, Brandon enjoys fishing, Phish, Philly sports, Dewey Beach, supporting live music, hot sauce, and beer. E-mail him with post ideas and news tips: brandon@brobible.com.

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