Mitt really is a charmer, isn't he? He just makes new friends everywhere he goes. This is the guy who spreads good will for America:
Mitt Romney handed Barack Obama a potential gift for the US presidential election campaign when the
Mitt Romney handed Barack Obama a potential gift for the US presidential election campaign when the presumptive Republican nominee blundered on his first diplomatic outing by questioning whether London was capable of staging a successful Olympic Games.
In a move that astonished Downing Street, hours before it laid on a special reception for Romney at No 10, he told NBC there were "disconcerting" signs about the preparations for the Games. One senior Whitehall source said: "What a total shocker. We are speechless."
David Cameron wasted no time in slapping down Romney hours after his remarks were broadcast. On a visit to the Olympic Park, the prime minister said: "We are holding an Olympic Games in one of the busiest, most active, bustling cities in the world. Of course it's easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere."
Cameron's remarks were intended to be a light-hearted rebuke to Romney, who used his famous management skills honed at Bain Capital to rescue the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in 2002.
Romney frantically rowed back after a 45-minute meeting in Downing Street where the prime minister expressed his unease about his remarks. "I am very delighted with the prospects of a highly successful Olympic Games. What I have seen shows imagination and forethought and a lot of organisation and [I] expect the Games to be highly successful," he said./blockquote>
Also: "I appreciated the insights and perspectives of the leaders of the government here and the opposition here as well as the head of MI6". Uh, Mitt? The MI6 is like Fight Club - you're not supposed to talk about it.
A Republican strategist who managed former Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign says that GOP hopeful Mitt Romney's recent gaffes during a trip to London reinforced the appearance that he is "aloof and not always understanding the Read more...
A senior adviser to President Barack Obama's reelection campaign on Sunday lamented that presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had "embarrassed" the U.S. by insulting Britain as they kicked off the Olympic games last week. Read more...
And this is always where Republicans have the advantage: They're shameless. They will do or say anything in the service of their goals, and nobody's better at it than Chris Christie. He knows what he's saying is crap (does anyone really believe Read more...