Mitt Romney

Romney Advisor: "Obama Doesn't Appreciate Anglo-Saxon Heritage"

As the election draws nearer, it seems like the Romney camp doesn't intend to be shy about making race-based remarks

by #teamEBONY, July 25, 2012

Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney

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Advisors to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign told British newspaper The Daily Telegraph that Romney would be a better president regarding relations between Britain and the United States because he understands the "special relationship" between the two countries, claiming President Obama "does not fully appreciate his Anglo-Saxon heritage" that Great Britain and the United States historically share. "We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he [Romney] feels that the special relationship is special," the adviser said of Romney, adding, "The White House didn't fully appreciate the shared history we have."

This latest dig at the Commander-in-Chief's multi-cultural heritage was made ahead of Romney's arrival in England today, which will kick off an overseas tour that will also take the GOP presidential candidate to Isreal and Poland. Romney will be meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron and his predecessor Tony Blair on Thursday. One interesting thing to note was that when Romney's advisor was asked the difference in policy between Obama and Romney would be, it was admitted that, in regards to the European economic crisis, "I'm not sure what our policy response is."

Read it at Mediaite.



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