On her show Tuesday night, Rachel Maddow tore in Mitt Romney and his campaign following last night’s foreign policy debate. It’s not just about disagreeing with the politics, she said. The problem is that they don’t seem to care enough to try to get it right.
The Republican party has nominated someone who “just doesn’t seem to take this part of being president seriously,” Maddow said. He doesn’t seem to care much, she said, nor does he seem to think Americans care. Maddow went on to note that some of his foreign policy advisers told The New York Times they wonder if he reads their briefings.
Specifically turning to last night’s debate, Maddow pointed to Romney’s saying that Syria is Iran’s “route to the sea.” The countries don’t touch, she noted. And Iran has sea access. But it’s not just a flub, Maddow argued, because he’s said this repeatedly. “Bother to look at a map,” she said. “There’s an ocean below Iran, it’s blue. Have you heard of the Persian Gulf? Do you know what Persia means?”
keyboard shortcuts: V vote up article J next comment K previous comment