Romney, worker photo blows up on Web

Marty Arps, right, meets Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during an unscheduled stop at a Chipotle restaurant in Denver on Tuesday. Enlarge photo

Charles Dharapak/Associated Press

Marty Arps, right, meets Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during an unscheduled stop at a Chipotle restaurant in Denver on Tuesday.

DENVER ľ The manager of a Denver Chipotle restaurant has become an Internet celebrity thanks to the wide-eyed pose he struck alongside Mitt Romney when the Republican presidential candidate stopped by for lunch.

Twenty-year-old Marty Arps struck the pose during a group photo with Romney and Chipotle employees Tuesday afternoon. Arps is seen making a wide-eyed expression while pointing at Romney.

Arps told The Daily he makes the expression when heĺs excited

He said he doesnĺt know yet who heĺll vote for, and says heĺs ônot too hip to elections and stuff.ö

The Associated Press photo is being shared extensively via Twitter and is making the rounds on websites.

Romney ordered a pork burrito bowl with guacamole during a brief lunch break from practice for Wednesdayĺs debate with President Barack Obama in Denver.

Tout JS Macro