As Romney arrived in London for a three-day stay, The Daily Telegraph quoted an unnamed Romney campaign adviser who lauded the special relationship between the two countries.
“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the Telegraph quoted the adviser as saying, “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have.”
The paper said the adviser’s remarks “may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity…”
That’s OK. No one in the Republican Party will notice.
Romney is in London to attend the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games on Friday, the first leg of a week-long trip that will also take him to Israel and Poland as he seeks to burnish his foreign policy credentials and present himself as a viable alternative to the Democratic incumbent.
Romney, in an NBC News interview, dismissed the comment…blah, blah, blah.
Romney set the stage for his trip with a scathing speech on American soil on Tuesday, accusing the president of mishandling foreign policy hot spots from the Middle East to China and neglecting U.S. allies…
What allies? If they’re not flunkies like Israel, everyone – even the Sassenach – just hopes we don’t invade.