As the entire world now knows, Mitt Romney’s overseas trip — which was intended to burnish his diplomatic credentials — got off to a disastrous start when the presumptive Republican nominee managed to offend all of Britain in a matter of hours.
Romney’s British gaffe-fest was not the first time that he has displayed a distinct lack of diplomacy. In fact, as his former high school classmate Micahel Barone once put it, Mitt can be “kind of a jerk.”
What follow are five outstanding examples of the discreet charm of Willard Mitt Romney:
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