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"Anyone But Mitt" - Australia Looks At Romney.

"Anyone But Mitt" - ABC Radio National in Australia looks at the U.S. elections in 2012 and the wave of Republican candidates.

<strong>"Which Mitt Romney is going to show up as President?"</strong>


It's always fascinating to see just how our political process is viewed by other countries around the world. One problem we have in the U.S. is the inability to view something going on in our own neighborhood out of sheer lack of objectivity, we're too close to the subject, there's too many distractions, the noise is sometimes overwhelming and, more often, intentional.

The Foreign Press, as we've noticed in the past, pulls very few punches and because of that, the observance is often fresh and remarkably candid. Something our mainstream media seems incapable of doing lately.

Earlier this week, on January 29th, ABC Radio National Australia, on it's Rear Vision program, ran an assessment of the Mitt Romney campaign touching, among other things, on his electability as a Mormon, his extreme wealth and his near constant and legendary flip-flop on issues.

Host Keri Philips, along with Political commentator Rick Perlstein, conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby, Christian evangelical author Tricia Erickson, Professor Clyde Wilcox, Senior Pew Researcher Greg Smith and Communications Consultant and speechwriter Jonathan Riehl discuss Mitt Romney and the 2012 election.

It's an interesting and highly informative half-hour discussion that offers further proof the world is carefully watching the goings on at Americas ballot box. Probably a lot more than we do.

More as they come in.
(h/t: Rick Perlstein)

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