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Romney promises to back an Israeli strike on Iran

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney would “respect” and back Israel if they decided to attack Iran to prevent the country from developing nuclear weapons, the candidate’s campaign said on Sunday. “If Israel has to take action on its own, in order to stop Iran from developing the capability, the…

‘ALEC Rock’ cartoon explains corporate political influence

A new video updates a classic Schoolhouse Rock concept to explain the basics behind the American Legislative Exchange Council controversy. “ALEC Rock,” produced by Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore and a number of advocacy groups including the Center for Media and Democracy, introduces us to “ALEC,” a malevolent replacement…

Harris-Perry: Romney would be Bush-but-worse on foreign policy

Friday night on “The Rachel Maddow Show,” guest host Melissa Harris-Perry attempted to glean a greater truth from all of the hullaballoo over Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA)’s disastrous trip to the 2012 London Summer Olympics. She compared and contrasted Romney’s trip abroad with then-Senator Barack Obama’s trip…

Kilmeade warns Brits: You ‘better back off’ because Romney ‘could be president’

Fox News co-host Brian Kilmeade is telling the British people to “back off” GOP hopeful Mitt Romney after a series of gaffes by the candidate outraged the country. Kilmeade told Fox News host Chris Wallace that Romney had simply made a “candid response” when he suggested that London might not…

Ann Romney: Mitt and I love class-system drama ‘Downton Abby’

Following a bad few days in the United Kingdom for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, his wife, Ann, did a little bit of pandering by volunteering that she and her husband adored Downton Abbey, a British television drama that glorifies the class system. During an interview that aired on…

Cantor defends Bachmann: Anti-Muslim witch hunt is ‘about security’

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on Friday refused to condemn Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) suggestion that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s deputy chief of staff, Huma Abedin, had infiltrated the U.S. government on behalf of radical Islamists in the Muslim Brotherhood. Last week, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) accused Bachmann…

Ignoring ammonium nitrate law, Romney says OKC bombing is reason for no gun control

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday said no new gun control laws were necessary after the massacre in Aurora, Colorado because Timothy McVeigh killed 168 in Oklahoma City with a bomb made of fertilizer — but in that case, Congress did eventually regulate the sale of ammonium nitrate.…

Carville: Might be better for Romney to keep his mouth shut

Democratic strategist James Carville on Thursday joked that it might be best for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney if he didn’t say anything during his overseas tour. CNN host Erin Burnett noted that Romney refused to talk about his foreign policy views to CNN, but allowed the Israeli newspaper Haaretz…

Romney tells public of secret meeting with MI6 spy chief

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday disclosed that he had a meeting with the chief of Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, an admission that was seen as a gaffe in the United Kingdom. “I can only say that I appreciated the insights and the perspectives of the leaders of the…

London mayor calls out Romney in front of 100,000 at Olympic torch lighting

London Mayor Boris Johnson shamed presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in front of a crowd of 100,000 people at the Olympic torch lighting on Thursday. In an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams, Romney had offended Brits when he suggested that London wasn’t ready for the games. “It’s hard to…

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