Romney jokes about air-rage incident

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) will have to find somewhere new to practice his speeches.

Following the air rage incident he experienced at the hands of another passenger on an Air Canada flight from Vancouver, Romney told CBS's "Inside Edition": "I tell you, that’s the last time I’m going to rehearse one of my speeches on an airplane!”

On his way home from the Winter Olympic Games Monday, a fellow traveler became enraged when Romney asked him to put his seat upright. The man turned around to punch him before being subdued by crew members. Romney opted not to press charges.

Luckily for Romney, he had adequate protection against the assailant, in the form of his wife, Ann. "There could have been some serious injury," he quipped, "but fortunately they got the guy off the plane before they let my wife go!”

An early favorite for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Romney spoke at a D.C. bowling alley Thursday where he appeared with Sen. Scott Brown (R).

"Inside Edition" caught with Romney at a Washington, D.C. bowling alley on Thursday with Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.). No word on who won the bowling match, but it's likely they did better than the 37 Barack Obama rolled on the campaign trail. Romney's interview will air on Thursday.


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