Man to remove Romney facial tattoo

Last updated 15:00 03/12/2012
Eric Hartsburg
Facebook
CHANGE OF HEART: Eric Hartsburg has decided to get rid of his Romney-Ryan tattoo.

Relevant offers

World news

Taliban leader Mullah Omar dead: reports MH370: Plane debris on Reunion island 'looks very much like a 777' Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion Sarah Palin would be welcome in a Donald Trump administration World's population to top 10 billion by turn of century Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing in Alaska's Aleutians Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras may have to call early election Uncertain times fuel occult beliefs in China's Party hierarchy Leader of banned sectarian group killed: Pakistani police Chinese airport closed after arson attack aboard plane

A northern Indiana man who had the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign logo tattooed onto his face "to make politics fun" says it's time for it to come off.

Eric Hartsburg of Michigan City, says he plans to have the red-and-blue "R'' removed from its prominent place next to his right eye.

He says a Republican supporter paid him US$15,000 (NZ$18,312) to get the tattoo and keep it until at least the election was over.

Weeks after President Barack Obama defeated the former Massachusetts governor in the November 6 election, Hartsburg says "now to me it represents not a losing campaign, but a sore losing campaign."

Hartsburg says he reached out to the Romney campaign about the tattoo, but feels snubbed that no campaign staffer ever contacted him.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content