After touring a war memorial in Poland on Tuesday, presumptive GOP candidate Mitt Romney faced a barrage of questions about his “gaffes,” to which traveling press secretary Rich Gorka snapped: “Kiss my ass.”
Romney is visiting Great Britain, Israel, and Poland to preview his foreign policy skills. The press has seized upon a series of incidents—from questioning London’s readiness for the Olympics to comments deemed insulting by the Palestinian leadership—as major gaffes.
Here’s a transcript from CNN of the incident:
CNN: “Governor Romney are you concerned about some of the mishaps of your trip?
NYT: “Governor Romney do you have a statement for the Palestinians?
Washington Post: “What about your gaffes?
NYT: “Governor Romney do you feel that your gaffes have overshadowed your foreign trip?”