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Wrestler does not regret tattooing his face with Mitt Romney logo

November 13, 2012|By Houston Mitchell
  • Eric Hartsburg proudly displays his Mitt Romney campaign logo tattoo.
Eric Hartsburg proudly displays his Mitt Romney campaign logo tattoo. (Facebook )

Remember the pro wrestler who offered, on EBay, to tattoo anything on his face to the highest bidder? He was paid $15,000 to tattoo Mitt Romney's campaign logo on his face. How does he feel about that now, seeing the election is over and Romney lost?

"Wait, did the election already happen? Did Romney lose?” Eric Hartsburg told ABC News, who caught up with him on Monday. He was kidding. At least I hope he was kidding.

“I am college educated, and I am not an idiot,” Hartsburg said. "Getting the tattoo was a decision that I made, and I am cool with.”

Hartsburg, 30, also revealed that he was a Romney supporter.

"Of course I am disappointed about the election results," he said. "I wanted Romney to win, obviously, but I am proud of the voters and the record turnout in certain places. And most of all, I am proud of the effort that I made."

Effort that he made? I was unaware that getting a tattoo on your face was "effort."

“Obama supporters have come up to me since the election and said, ’Told you so’ or ‘You look like an idiot,’ but if you take Romney’s losing out of the equation and someone with a face tattoo out of the equation and actually have a conversation with me, you might realize that it’s not just about what is on the surface.”

Hartsburg now has the middle space on his forehead up for auction. Quick, does the Obama campaign have $15,000 remaining to get their logo there?

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