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Stacey Dash & Mitt Romney: 'Clueless' Actress Pens 1,344 Word Essay On Election

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Until this election, Stacey Dash was known simply as Dionne from "Clueless."

But, with her very public endorsement of Mitt Romney and the ensuing backlash, she became the poster child for minority women voting republican.

The actress tweeted away throughout the course of the campaign, posting a photo of her swimsuit-clad self in front of the American flag, reflecting on conversations with Paul Ryan, and keeping her hopes high on the success of the GOP ticket.

On the night of the election, Dash decided to extend her opinions to more than 140 characters and sent a 1,344 word essay on the election to TMZ.

"Perhaps I publically endorsed Romney from a slightly naive place, thinking that I could speak my voice without being criticized in such racially charged and hateful tones," Dash said in the letter. "People get it wrong. My vote for Romney isn’t a vote against Obama. That’s not how full participants in the democratic process operate. We vote for candidates and we vote for issues."

At times the letter veered to the bizarre, painting oddly specific pictures and using the third-person point of view, just in case you forgot who was writing it. "An elderly woman stands in the same grocery line pinching pennies to buy a can of soup while a woman is buying marshmallow fluff with food stamps...," she wrote. "Ultimately I know that what Stacey Dash thinks about who will be the next president of the United States isn’t that important in the scheme of things- but I feel a desperation for the country. The fact is, that when the two parties are not working together, it makes things worse!"

Dash took to Twitter again this morning to congratulate Romney and Ryan on fighting "the good fight."

For more, head over to TMZ.

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