Boris Johnson, a wordy former journalist who is exceedingly happy to brag about London, decides to elevate Mitt Romney's helpful criticisms of the city's Olympic prep.
If you had given me 5000 chances to guess what kind of mistake Romney would make on his European trip, I would not have said, "oh, the former CEO of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics will say something stupid about another city's handling of the games."
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