A “President-elect Romney” website is accidentally published after the US election, giving details on the inauguration and how to apply for work with the new Romney administration.
The transitional website was taken down shortly after it was published but not before Taegan Goddard of Political Wire saved some screenshots.
It gives a small glimpse into what might have been had Barack Obama failed to win the White House.
The website quotes President-elect Mitt Romney: “I’m excited about our prospects as a nation. My priority is putting people back to work in America.”
The slogan “smaller, simpler, smarter – believe in America” sits at the bottom of the website.
There is also advice on applying for a job with the Romney administration.
The website says one of President-elect Romney’s top priorities is to “select men and women of the greatest ability and highest ethical and professional integrity”.
Potential applicant are told the hours are “long and intense” and that there is much “public/press scrutiny”.
Whether or not the person responsible for publishing this website still has a job is unclear.
Then there are details about the inauguration ceremony on 21 January. It urges people to “check back here in the coming weeks for more information and details”.