A secretly filmed video has emerged showing US Presidential candidate Mitt Romney disparaging Barack Obama voters at a private donor dinner.
The video, which has been making top news headlines around the world, has provided a unique insight into Romney’s rather opaque personality.
However, the video could be interesting for the readers of this blog for quite different reasons.
Here’s a quote of what Romney is saying in the video-cut above: “I have a very good team of extraordinarily experienced, highly successful consultants, a couple of people in particular who have done races around the world. These guys in the US—the Karl Rove equivalents—they do races all over the world: in Armenia, in Africa, in Israel.”
A colleague speculated on a related discussion on Facebook, that Romney is speaking of GOP strategist Charlie Black who had visited Armenia and presumably consulted the Serge Sargsyan campaign before the last election cycle.
PS: I wonder, if the advisers in question are still working in Armenia. And if they are, why do Armenian political campaign remain at such miserably low levels, when all the campaigning remains limited to personalities and never about policies…