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Romney Has Criticized Every Other Member Of The G-8

Mitt Romney has taken some heat today for comments at a fundraiser this morning calling Japan, an American ally, a "nation in decline and distress." But Romney has criticized every other member of the G-8 group of developed economic powers over the years as well.

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4. Japan: Romney said Japan was a nation in decline today at a fundraiser:"We are not Japan. We are not going to be a nation that suffers in decline and distress for a decade or a century."

6. Romney questioned London's readiness for the Olympics and called England in his book:"Just a small island. It's roads and houses are small. With few exceptions, it doesn't make things that people in the rest of the world want to buy."

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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