Mitt Romney Is Right: The UK Has Really Small Houses

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July 26 2012 2:35 PM

Mitt Romney Is Right: The UK Has Really Small Houses

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The internet is full of mockery today for the fact that Mitt Romney's book says that "England is just a small island. Its roads and houses are small." But as the 2009 BBC graphic above shows, Mitt is completely correct. British houses are small, not just compared to American houses (which are the biggest in the world) but compared to French and Danish and Spanish houses as well.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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