Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney took some time this evening to shoot the breeze with the press corps on his campaign plane, hours after the debunked Wawa controversy.

He talked about the airplane:

The books he’s reading:

What an electoral victory in Michigan would mean:

And, most bizarrely, the trees:

The Romney campaign has been famously tight-lipped around reporters, even going so far as to turn the music up when Romney’s on the rope line shaking hands with the audience so the press doesn’t overhear any potentially embarrassing exchanges.  Naturally, the reporters were curious to know more about what happens on the rope line and Romney indulged them with a little playful banter:

Guess what’s said on the rope line, stays on the rope line.  At least for now.