Romney's Version of Diplomacy: Insult Egypt, Paint the Developing World as Global Welfare Queen
In his first major foreign policy address, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney today laid out a vision for international development steeped in Tea Party ideology, and laced with contempt for the president of Egypt, a crucial partner in U.S. diplomacy, at the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York.
Work. That must be at the heart of our effort to help people build economies that can create jobs for people, young and old alike. Work builds self-esteem. It transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding. Work will not long tolerate corruption nor quietly endure the brazen theft by government of the product of hard-working men and women.