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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…

Fox News co-host: Romney has ‘the personality of a Ken doll’

Fox News co-host Bob Beckel apologized on Thursday after he said that presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was a “punk” who had the “personality of a Ken doll.” During a segment on Fox News’ The Five, the Democrat found himself arguing with the four conservative co-hosts about whether Romney…

Republican candidate quits after companion caught voting while dead

A Republican candidate for supervisor in Pinal County, Arizona has with withdrawn following allegations that his former companion continued to cast absentee ballots five years after her death. In a statement issued by his attorneys, John Enright said he was quitting “for several reasons, including an almost year-long battle with…

Romney follows up ‘Anglo-Saxon’ gaffe by disparaging Olympic readiness

Republican presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) is frantically trying to walk back disparaging comments he made about London’s readiness to host the Olympics, and for casting doubt on Britain’s willingness to “come together and celebrate the Olympic moment,” according to the Agence France Presse. Mending this…

Dick Armey: Don’t control guns because cars can kill people too

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey on Thursday argued that guns should not be regulated after the massacre that killed 12 and wounded 58 in Colorado because the suspect could have “taken a car and driven it into a school bus” — and firearm restrictions would be like taking away…

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