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Hilarious Reactions to Romney's Airplane Windows Comment

When Romney wondered why airplane windows can't be opened, the Twitterosphere erupted with responses.

It started with this:

When you have a fire in an aircraft, there’s no place to go, exactly, there’s no — and you can’t find any oxygen from outside the aircraft to get in the aircraft, because the windows don’t open. I don’t know why they don’t do that. It’s a real problem.So it’s very dangerous. And she was choking and rubbing her eyes. Fortunately, there was enough oxygen for the pilot and copilot to make a safe landing in Denver. But she’s safe and sound.

And got worse from there:

A screen door in every submarine! -President Romney, probably
— @jess_mc via web
My wife was almost in a car wreck, and it got me wondering, why don't cars have wings?!
— @drgrist via TweetDeck
Stop it. This is hard. How am I supposed to know how airplane windows work? #YouPeople
— @ravenb via Twitter for iPhone
Mitt Romney's first act as president: Air Force One turned into a convertible.
— @EricKleefeld via web
If you're sucked out of an open airplane window, just go to the emergency room. #romneymemesunited
— @drgrist via TweetDeck
If airplane windows don't roll down, how does the pilot stick his head out the window to make sure his dog is okay? //
— @indecision via web
Roll down the window of the passenger to your right if they are unable to do so themselves.
— @droogie6655321 via web

And now Romney is once again trending on Twitter. And not in the good way:

Car elevators #RomneyPlaneFeatures
— @TweetsMessage via web
#RomneyPlaneFeatures ETCH-a-sketches for everyone!!!
— @Maui_Fire_Dad via TweetCaster for iOS
Balcony #RomneyPlaneFeatures
— @GBNYChange via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Well played, Mitt. As per usual.

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