Republicans, for the most part, seem to regard Mitt Romney as vindicated by the aggression of Vladimir Putin toward Ukraine. Not surprisingly, Mr. Romney takes his place at the head of the line.
Well, there's no question but that the President's naivete with regards to Russia, and his faulty judgment about Russia's intentions and objectives, has led to a number of foreign policy challenges that we face.
- Mitt Romney, on Face the Nation, March 23, 2014
And, who can blame them? Barack Obama verbally beat Mr. Romney to a pulp during one of the debates in 2012.
Governor Romney, I'm glad that you recognize that al Qaeda is a threat, because a few months ago when you were asked what's the biggest geopolitical threat facing America, you said Russia, not al Qaeda; you said Russia.
The 1980s, they're now calling to ask for their foreign policy back because, you know, the Cold War's been over for 20 years.
- President Barack Obama, October 22, 2012
At the time, Mitt Romney pointed out that he had said no such thing. He had only suggested that Russia was one of several threats to the United States. He had, in fact, pointed to to Iran as the greatest threat.
But he did have one problem. Television can be video taped.
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