North America 7 November 2012 5 Pictures Of Mitt Romney Looking Sad The Republican candidate was gracious at the end, but couldn't help looking a bit sad at his defeat. Print HTML 1. Mitt takes to the stage at his concession rally in Boston, Massachussetts, with his eyes downcast. 2. Let's have a close-up, just to be sure. Observe the sadness in his eyes, while he tries to plaster on a philosophical grin. 3. Mitt is comforted by his wife. Paul Ryan is pulling a very sad face here indeed. 4. It's a fact that black and white photos are extra sad. 5. The saddest face of all, during Mitt's concession speech to his supporters. Watch it in full here: And as a special bonus, let's have a picture of Barack and Michelle looking happy: › The lessons for Labour from Obama's lacklustre campaign Mitt Romney acknowledges the cheers of his supporters at his rally in Boston. Photograph: Getty Images Caroline Crampton is web editor of the New Statesman. Subscribe More Related articles Letter from Donetsk: ice cream, bustling bars and missiles in eastern Ukraine The murder of my friend Giulio Regeni is an attack on academic freedom Beyond terror: how are the Paris attack survivors healing their “invisible wounds”?