Mitt Romney’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day in London was entirely avoidable
It would seem, in retrospect, that Mitt Romney’s campaign staff failed to fully prep him prior to his politically disastrous visit to London. His aides should have warned him to avoid providing fodder for the notoriously snarky British press.
Ironically, it was Romney’s ill-considered response to an innocuous question from an American journalist, Brian Williams of NBC, that touched off a firestorm of criticism from British tabloids and politicians alike.
From there, it was all downhill (and not in the no-problem sense of that word).
UPDATE: Here’s a video wrapup of the debacle:
UPDATE II: Here’s another: