3 Reasons Mitt Romney Thinks America Is Awesome

In a speech at St. Augustine, Romney brags about his country. “Better days are ahead,” he said, before running through reasons why.

1. We kicked butt in the Olympics

“We just won more Olympic medals than any other nation on Earth.” - Mitt Romney

2. We beat China to the moon

“I hope they stop in and take a look at our flag that was put there 43 years ago.” - Mitt Romney

3. Two words: Mars Rover

“We just landed on Mars, took a look at what’s going on there.” - Mitt Romney

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McKay Coppins is a senior writer for the BuzzFeed News politics team, and the author of The Wilderness, about the battle over the future of the Republican Party.
Contact McKay Coppins at mckay@buzzfeed.com.

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