Many comparisons have been made about President Obama and Star Trek’s Spock, but it may be that he is not the only politician to be compared to a Vulcan. Earlier this week former Massachusetts governor and Republican Presidential candidate got into a scuffle on an airplane with a rapper (who got booted from the plane), but now the rapper says Romney started the fight with a "Vulcan grip".
Romney, the rappper, and the Vulcan grip
The story started on Tuesday when it was reported that Mitt Romney was involved in an altercation on a flight from Vancouver to Los Angeles, this AP report sums it up.
The passenger in question turns out to be Skylar Gordy, one half of the rap band LMFAO. TMZ got his side of the story where he and his rap partner describe the incident and say Romney started it giving him a "vulcan grip". This has prompted a new wave of ‘Romney and the Vulcan Grip‘ stories in media. Watch it on TMZ video below.
The Vulcan Nerve Pinch – how its done
If the story is true, then Mr. Romney may need to review this compilation video to see how its done.
Vulcan Nerve Pinch – The T Shirt
If you need instructions on how to perform the Vulcan nerve pinch, you can get them on a T-Shirt from Trevco. They are available at Entertainment Earth for for $18.99 in various sizes.
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