He looked like your average juror, sitting in the back of the jury room, by himself, hands folded in his lap. The man, Massacusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, carried enough political weight to make some jurors swoon, says the Boston Globe. “He’s wonderful; he’s a very handsome man,” said Nancy Bove, another potential juror. Romney was excused yesterday from jury duty. Potential jurors were asked if they had plans for Monday. Romney, who plans to attend a conference in Seattle, told the judge he was booked.
Woburn District Court was abuzz as Romney arrived promptly at 8:30 a.m. “I’m just doing my job,” he told reporters. “It’s what all good citizens have to do to support our system of justice.”