Only minutes after Mitt Romney finished speaking at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) conference on Wednesday, a video of the crowd booing the Republican presidential nominee had already made its way around the web.
Romney asserted that he would repeal non-essential programs that do not promote job growth, including President Obama's health care reform law, if elected. But, the former governor apparently did not read his audience well, as he was promptly met with booing that temporarily silenced him at the podium.
Here's a short clip of the event posted by ThinkProgress:
While the event was still occurring, multiple reporters tweeted that Romney was also met with boos and laughter after declaring that, If you want a president who will make things better in the African American community, you're looking at him.