Romney Told the Truth in London
I want to go to this Romney business. Romney went to the UK. He’s over there for the obligatory foreign trip for presidential candidates. And here is supposedly Romney’s big gaffe. This was Wednesday night on the NBC Nightly News with the anchor Brian Williams who said, “In the short time you’ve been here in London, do they look ready for the Olympics to your experienced eye?”
ROMNEY: You know, it’s hard to know just how well it will turn out. There are a few things that were disconcerting, the stories about the private security firm not having enough people, the supposed strike of the immigration and customs officials. That obviously is not something which is encouraging.
RUSH: Wait a minute. Apparently that kind of honesty is a, no, no. See, political correctness means you can’t tell the truth. You get the question, “Are they ready here, Mitt?” and you’re supposed to say, “Oh, yeah! I have never seen a more ready to go group of people, and I’ve got experience. I have run the Olympics, and let me tell you something, Brian. Not only are you a boring white guy, this bunch of people is probably better than anybody else to run an Olympics I’ve ever seen.”
That’s the politically correct answer.