Romney slams California as socialist, while campaigning in California

At this point, the Obama campaign doesn’t even need to run negative ads.  They only need to hand Mitt Romney a microphone and start recording.

Besides not caring about 47% of the US population, Mitt Romney also doesn’t think much of the most populous state in the US. Mitt Romney really has a problem with many Americans which is maybe why he listed the US as a foreign country on his US tax returns.

And now Mitt thinks California is a bit too “Europeans” – which in GOP-land means “socialist” (which really means “communist”).  The RNC chair was taken down by Chris Matthews a month or so ago for pushing the “Obama is foreign/European,” aka socialist (in addition to it being a racial insult that blacks aren’t real “anglo-saxons” like the rest of us (who mostly aren’t anglo-saxons either)).

And while it’s one thing for Romney to think California is socialist, it’s another for him to admit it, and put at risk California’s 55 electoral votes, and it’s absolutely insanity to admit it while he’s campaigning in California.

Who will Mitt Romney offend next?

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney came to the Golden State for a two-day series of high-profile fundraisers and reportedly took a shot at California in front of a $25,000 a ticket crowd in Del Mar.

Romney “took a pretty big shot at California,” according to a pool reporter.

“He said that under President Obama we’re becoming a lot more European and that the state of California was something he didn’t want to see the rest of the U.S. look like in a few years,” a pool reporter related.


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