Mitt Romney suffers the latest ‘glitter bomb’ from gay activists (VIDEO)

Fresh off his commanding win in yesterday’s Florida primary, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was “glitter-bombed” — or showered with glitter in an act of protest — by a gay activist in Minnesota today, according to CBS News.

In a message to the micro-bloging service Twitter, a person using the name Nick Espinosa said: “’ I just glitterbombed Mitt Romney and yelled ‘feel the rainbow, the 1 percent pays for hate, you're not welcome in our state!’”

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Glitter bombing, according to Wikipedia, has been used against several prominent Republicans this year, including Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum, as part of protests against anti-homosexual views and policy goals.

According to CBS, Romney first thought he’d been showered with confetti.

“Hey listen you guys, I'm delighted to be here with you, this is an exciting time, I'm happy for the celebration. This is confetti! We just won Florida!" Romney was quoted as saying, before adding,"Oh I've got glitter in my hair. That's not all that's in my hair, I'll tell you that. I glue it on every morning, whether I need to or not."

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According to CBS, the protester was removed from the crowd of about 300. Politico reported that Romney made light of the situation, giving a version of his remarks that was slightly different: “"Oh, I've got glitter in my hair.. […] That’s not all that’s in my hair, I'll tell you that. I glue it on every morning whether I need it or not."

Romney was again “glittered” as he left the stage, according to Politico.
 

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