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Mitt Romney fails to resonate with senior Conservative Party figures, most of whom have a much closer connection to Barack Obama, a Cabinet minister has disclosed to The Huffington Post on Friday. Their comments will add to the sense that the presidential hopeful's trip to London on the eve of the Olympics has been something of a PR disaster for the Republican party.

The world is weary of drama. It wants competence. From time to time we become accustomed to competence in the White House, we become accustomed to Obama's seemingly effortless competence and grace under fire. But then someone like #Romneyshambles or George W. Bush or Sarah Palin comes along to remind us all just how incompetent some people the GOP puts up as potential leaders really are.

in our hearts there's a connection that we all have with Obama," claimed the cabinet minister.

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"...there's not been a reigniting of enthusiasm for Romney or the Republicans," he said.

"The situation is characterised by indifference. There's very little enthusiasm for Romney in Tory circles.

Big fail, Mitt Romney. Big fail.

Originally posted to addikell on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 06:11 PM PDT.

Also republished by Progressive Hippie.

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