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 Why did the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet win this year's Nobel Peace Prize? Here's how Jeremy Corbyn can win back the Midlands Why is it getting harder to report on Israel-Palestine?