Meatloaf attempts to stay relevant by endorsing Romney


Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Defiance High School on October 25, 2012 in Defiance, Ohio. Mitt Romney is campaigning in Ohio.


Justin Sullivan

Mitt Romney must be a superfan of a good 80's power ballad because he just nabbed an endorsement from the king of rock opera. 

That's right folks, Meatloaf has officially endorsed Mitt Romney.  

According to the Washington Post, Meat (as I call him) performed a short concert at a high school football stadium in Defiance, Ohio to rally nearly 12,000 supporters before Romney joined him on stage to give a speech.

Meat told the crowd, “There has storm clouds come over the United States. There is thunderstorms over Europe. There are hail storms – and I mean major hail storms – in the Middle East. There are storms brewing through China, through Asia, through everywhere, and there’s only one man that on the other night when President Barack Obama, God bless him, said to Mitt Romney, ‘The Cold War is over.’” 

He then added, “I have never heard such a thing in my life. The man needs to understand Putin and Russia. So I want you to know that there is one man who will stand tall in this country and fight the storm and bring the United States back to what it should be – Governor Mitt Romney!”

Who knew Meatloaf was such a foreign policy expert? 

Romney was said to be elated that the rocker gave him his endorsement. Romney told supporters, “I don’t recall having so much fun in such a long time as to be able to listen to these guys this evening. You were over here watching them. Was [that] not just amazing to have Big and Rich performing? And then Meat Loaf? I mean, Meat Loaf was here! Can you believe it? And of course having Randy Owen of Alabama – wasn’t that fabulous?”

I mean I guess Meatloaf could have had something else to do that day, but not too busy to interrupt his task of fading into obscurity to endorse Romney. 

Let's take a look back at Meatloaf's better days with his greatest song of all time (that he did not perform at the Romney rally).