Obama, Romney to Have Private Lunch at White House on Thursday SHARE: Tweet Mitt Romney will get to have a White House lunch after all. But just one. President Obama and the defeated Republican challenger will share a closed-door lunch in the Private Dining Room on the Residence level of the Executive Mansion, the White House said in a brief statement on Wednesday. No press or photographers allowed, but surely official photographer Pete Souza will release a photo or two on the Flickr feed. First, Romney needs to clean himself up from his post-election sloth: A Romney aide said, “It was a gracious invitation from the president, which Mitt Romney was glad to accept,” BuzzFeed’s Zeke Miller tweeted. The easy joke: Crow will be served. The medium joke: What “gifts” will Obama bestow on Romney? The hard joke: _____________________. Go for it in the comments below. SEE ALSO: • What Mitt Romney Is Up To When He’s Not Pumping His Own Gas • The Very Best of ‘White People Mourning Mitt Romney’ https://twitter.com/stevebruskCNN/status/273808326008115200 Follow Us MOST RECENT BY Slade Sohmer:The New White House Christmas CardSmokin' Teaser: House of Cards to Return on Valentine's Day 2014Ellsbury Dough Boy Was Kinda Easy, Eh? Slade Sohmer Slade Sohmer is editor-in-chief of HyperVocal and co-host of SiriusXM's daily "Politics Powered By Twitter" program. Tweet him at @SladeHV.