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'I won, cabrones!': Make way for the @MexicanMitt

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First it was @ElBloombito, now it's @MexicanMitt. AJUA!

The Twitter meme has been gaining followers since it launched last night, featuring an image of a sombrero-wearing Mitt Romney and promising updates from "Most Mexican Man in The World!© Follow me as I run for Presidente of the United Estates! Ajua!"

It's a hilarious, if frequently expletive-laced, take on the GOP presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts governor's by now well-reported Mexican roots. Romney's father was born in the state of Chihuahua, a descendant of Mormons who moved to Mexico to pursue religious freedom in the wake of U.S. anti-polygamy laws in the 19th century. There are still Romneys living in Chihuahua, some of whom were recently interviewed in this MSNBC video.

A few of the printable standouts from @MexicanMitt:

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