Mitt Romney has been sharply criticized for blunders during a visit to the UK
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Mitt Romney has been sharply criticized for blunders during a visit to the UK

London : United Kingdom | Jul 29, 2012 at 12:52 PM PDT
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Republican Party candidate for the White House, Mitt Romney found himself under fire for numerous gaffes during his visit to Great Britain. Media write about travel disastrous election of Republican candidate. Commentators point out to him that expressed skepticism about the British preparations for the Olympic Games in an interview for American television. Representatives of the British government made ​​it clear that they were offended by his remarks.

Previously, it was revealed that one of Romney's advisers, speaking of his visit to London, spoke of the common "Anglo-Saxon heritage," the U.S. and Britain, which Romney recognizes that the more than President Barack Obama. Commentators have found no racial subtext in this and the word arrogance.

It was equally criticized the candidate of the Republican Party (GOP) that sum up his visit said he met with "representatives of the MI-6" so-called British intelligence.

In the UK, not in the habit of public display of MI-6 - the agency, whose existence the British government officially notified only in 1994 , Romney gaffes led to an avalanche of malignancy in the media sympathetic to President Obama.

"Mitt Romney continues to find ways to remind voters why they do not like. During his" European vacation "candidate competes with (comedian) Chevym Chase when it comes to the ability to offend. (...) His trip was supposed to be resting after the campaign election in the country. Instead, become a machine for continuous blunders "- writes the liberal daily" Christian Science Monitor. "

Television commentator on MSNBC favor Democrats expressed the opinion that Romney "brought shame to America."

Criticized his visit even conservative "Wall Street Journal". "On the first day of meetings with British leaders, the Republican candidate had to deal with the adoption of its negative comments about the British preparations for the Olympics, which caused the flips at his residence from the Mayor of London" - wrote a diary.

"It distracted attention from the destination, which was to give Mitt Romney as a man of freely moving on the world stage" - the correspondence, "WSJ" from London.

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