Another Mitt Romney story on using a police uniform in Michigan.
DETROIT -- Long before Mitt Romney became a candidate for president, he was a lanky teenager in Bloomfield Hills with a penchant for practical jokes rather than for politics.
During one such elaborate prank, a young Romney dressed in a uniform, put a flashing light atop a borrowed car, and, impersonating a police officer, pulled up behind a car with two of his friends and their dates.
After a search of the trunk found alcohol bottles, the friends had planted, the girls were shocked. Mitt's two friends sped away, and he gave chase but couldn't keep up.
"It wasn't a very funny joke for them [the girls]," recalled Cranbrook classmate Graham McDonald. "But it was a funny joke