In yet ANOTHER case of hoof-in-mouth, the Mitt3PO campaign is suggesting that America’s relationship with the UK will be stronger with Mitt at the helm because…wait for it…
In remarks that may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity, one suggested that Mr Romney was better placed to understand the depth of ties between the two countries than Mr Obama, whose father was from Africa.
“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have.”
If I were a satire writer, I’d be crying right now – you CAN make this stuff up, but what’s the use when it’s happening IN REAL TIME?
Fun fact: President Obama is descended, on his Mother’s side, from pilgrim Deacon John Dunham of the Plymouth Colony.
Fun fact deux: Romney’s family loved “our” Anglo-Saxon heritage so much that they fled to Mexico.