“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” (a Romney) adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”.
May I point out that, if Romney had been the President of the United States yesterday, he would have succeeded in destroying that "special relationship" in one day. He is a socially inept bully who enjoys humiliating people, and who doesn't seem to understand what happens when you deliberately try to humiliate whole countries.
This man, who I just saw a commenter refer to as "the American Borat," did more to hurt our relationship with the British people in a day than the last five Presidents did all put together.
Of course, it's all okay with right wingers. Bryan Kilmeade on Fox:
"the British press better back off, and so should the officials — this guy could be president."
Yeah, they better back off, because if he becomes president, what? He will deliberately make Britain our enemy because the British press hurt his feelings? He has ways to get revenge if they say what they think? What exactly is being suggested here? And will he try to threaten the American press too? Or is he so smug that he is sure they wouldn't dare oppose him if he becomes President?
And one final question: How can anyone think it is a good idea to let this man anywhere near a position of responsibility?