Mitt Romney is in trouble with California Democrats -- not that he really cares. The Republican Presidential candidate was heard popping off again, but this time he was trashing California instead of Palestine.
While speaking to a group of Iowans, Romney talked about how another four years with Obama would lead the United States down a path similar to Greece, et al. Here's what he said:
Entrepreneurs andAnd here's what Gov. Jerry Brown's Office had to say back:
business people around the world and here at home think that at some
point America is going to become like Greece or like Spain or Italy, or
like California -- just kidding about that one, in some ways.
"Mr. Romney's weak grasp of foreign affairs was painfully evident during his recent trip to
Europe, but these comments underscore the fact that he knows just as
little about the Golden State as he does about the rest of the world," Gil Duran, a spokesman for Brown, told reporters.
Duran then gives Romney, who by the way owns property in San Diego, a crash course in just how great California is:
number of jobs created, even if it's the leader in unemployment;
borrowing costs have fallen, making it the "exact opposite" of Spain,
Italy, and Greece;