The New York Times and others on the left piled on Gov. Mitt Romney four years ago when the Republican presidential nominee contended that Russia was the United States’ “number one geopolitical foe,” but they now have a different opinion on the subject.
The Times editorial page slammed Romney over the remark he made to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer in March 2012 and stated in their lead sentence, “Two decades after the end of the cold war, Mitt Romney still considers Russia to be America’s ‘No. 1 geopolitical foe.’ His comments display either a shocking lack of knowledge about international affairs or just craven politics. Either way, they are reckless and unworthy of a major presidential contender.”
The editorial goes on to bash Romney for daring to criticize Obama over telling then-Russian President Dmitri Medvedev that he would have more flexibility on the missile defense issue after his reelection – READ MORE