Gaffe city: Mitt Romney’s disastrous PR trip to London

The presumptive GOP candidate was supposed to show his foreign policy savvy, instead he made headlines for saying all the wrong things. A media trainer offers advice for the rest of Romney’s trip.

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Based on his performance in England, I’m hoping he doesn’t attempt Jewish and Polish jokes during his next two stops.

His series of gaffes has pundits a-flutter and social media users a-tweeting, with hashtags such as #RomneyShambles, #AmericanBorat, and #MittHitsTheFans among the more prominent Twitter topics on Friday.

Former Governor Romney began his tour of England by sitting down with “NBC Nightly News” anchor Brian Williams. When asked a softball question, Romney gave an answer that didn’t exactly demonstrate his international savoir-faire:

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