Romney's London Olympics Scuffle with PM Cameron

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Interpol, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Interpol
    Offline

    Interpol Radical Centrist

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2012
    Messages:
    1,497
    Thanks Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    210
    Location:
    U.S.
    Ratings:
    +759
    Mitt Romney's Olympics blunder stuns No 10 and hands gift to Obama | World news | guardian.co.uk

    Mitt Romney and British PM trade barbs over Olympics | World | News | National Post


    Note to Mitt Romney: While a guest in someone else's home/country/whatever, don't make fun of their cookies, or their Olympic Games.

    After criticizing the games not 5 seconds after being in London, PM Cameron shot back with, "We are holding an Olympic Games in one of the busiest, most active, bustling cities anywhere in the world. Of course it's easier if you hold an Olympic Games in the middle of nowhere", referring to Mitt's running of the Salt Lake City Games in 2002.

    Can Mitt Romney get through one whole day without having to over explain himself every time he suffers from foot in mouth disease?

    Terrible manners this guy has. Always such a glass-half-empty type.

    When you're a guest at somebody else's place, you shut the hell up and listen and smile and wave a lot.

    What a dumbass. We think of rich folks as having impeccable manners, but not this goof.
     
  2. Swagger
    Offline

    Swagger Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    12,377
    Thanks Received:
    2,031
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    European Far Right
    Ratings:
    +5,816
    To be fair, he's only said what most Brits have been saying for the last few years. G4S completely and utterly underestimating the task at hand, the military having to be called in to cover G4S' staffing shortfall, immigration officers (who are a f***ing joke in the first place) threatening strike action (which was called off after it became apparent that no-one was buying their bullshit blackmail tactic).

    Need I go on?
     
  3. bodecea
    Offline

    bodecea Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2009
    Messages:
    94,234
    Thanks Received:
    10,919
    Trophy Points:
    2,030
    Location:
    #HasNoClothes
    Ratings:
    +26,460
    What the heck about these briefings he's getting as a private citizen.....????
     
  4. Ravi
    Offline

    Ravi Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2008
    Messages:
    83,238
    Thanks Received:
    12,968
    Trophy Points:
    2,205
    Location:
    Hating Hatters
    Ratings:
    +32,526
    Romney insults the Brits. I'm torn on this one....
     
  5. Interpol
    Offline

    Interpol Radical Centrist

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2012
    Messages:
    1,497
    Thanks Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    210
    Location:
    U.S.
    Ratings:
    +759
    I don't think Americans would like it so much if a European leader visited us and told us our problems.

    When you're a guest, stfu and smile a lot!

    Romney should know this.
     
  6. Swagger
    Offline

    Swagger Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    12,377
    Thanks Received:
    2,031
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    European Far Right
    Ratings:
    +5,816
    Just make sure you tune in to when he casts his critical eyes over the Irish. That'll be a show worth watching.
     
  7. Swagger
    Offline

    Swagger Gold Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2011
    Messages:
    12,377
    Thanks Received:
    2,031
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Location:
    European Far Right
    Ratings:
    +5,816
    No-one needs to actually visit the Americans to tell them their problems. It's all in black and white on your credit report.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. copsnrobbers
    Offline

    copsnrobbers I call it as I see it

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2012
    Messages:
    3,020
    Thanks Received:
    244
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Ratings:
    +244
    The Brits PM can go Fuck himself.....
     
  9. Political Junky
    Online

    Political Junky Gold Member

    Joined:
    May 27, 2009
    Messages:
    21,225
    Thanks Received:
    3,185
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +6,635
  10. Jackson
    Offline

    Jackson Gold Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2010
    Messages:
    20,538
    Thanks Received:
    5,082
    Trophy Points:
    290
    Location:
    Nashville
    Ratings:
    +13,860
    Now they are listening and putting troops in. Cameron should have had someone the caliber of Romeny in charge so they knew what the hell they were doing. This is a disaster waiting to happen. I have a bad feeling about these games.

    Cameron should have just kept quiet. If something happens now, he'll have egg on his face.
     

Share This Page