Trump World Grab-Bag--A Collection

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

And Don't Get Mitt Started on Your Frankish Tribal Alliances.

So, Laird Mittens of Romneigh has decided to betake his pastiness on a world tour; the better to show his particular shade of pale elbow to elbow with all kinds of other whitish world leaders.

I wouldn't be all started on his Caucasian persuasion if it wasn't for this:

In remarks that may prompt accusations of racial insensitivity, one suggested that Mr Romney was better placed to understand the depth of ties between the two countries than Mr Obama, whose father was from Africa
“We are part of an Anglo-Saxon heritage, and he feels that the special relationship is special,” the adviser said of Mr Romney, adding: “The White House didn’t fully appreciate the shared history we have”.
Mr Romney on Wednesday embarks on an overseas tour of Britain, Israel and Poland designed to quash claims by Mr Obama’s team that he is a “novice” in foreign affairs. It comes four years after Mr Obama’s own landmark foreign tour, which attracted thousands of supporters.
Somehow, despite almost all the history the US has being written by white folks, and despite Obama himself being mostly raised by white folks, Romney's campaign* feels fairly certain he would win on the "aren't you some kind of white folk?" issue.  Good on Romney for having made the very important decision to be born white. I'm sure it was very trying, picking the right parents and all.

(Amended to "Romney's campaign", because, well, I'm giving him the benefit of not being himself that tin-eared.)

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