Mitt Romney has sat down for his first interview to explain why he felt the U.S. reacted “inappropriately” in issuing a statement in Egypt that criticized the makers of a film that has inflamed some in the Muslim world.
“And the idea of using something that some people consider sacred and then parading that out a negative way is simply inappropriate and wrong. And I wish people wouldn’t do it,” he said.
The full transcript is here.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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