In Which the Mayor of London Makes Fun of Mitt Romney in Front of a Teeming Crowd

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July 26 2012 2:27 PM

In Which the Mayor of London Makes Fun of Mitt Romney in Front of a Teeming Crowd

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.

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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."

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. 

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