Among the republican presidential contenders, it looks like it's a scramble for the bottom of the barrel, so it's hard to call Romney the worst. However, it's hard to imagine a candidate with less integrity.
Meanwhile, John Kerry attends the climate conference in Bali - alone, and flying some ridiculous number of hours - for a 36-hour trip to tell the world that George Bush's stubborn inaction does not represent the U.S view on global warming. A lot was written about his trip in the foreign press. It took a few days for the American press reports to catch up. Here's one:
- Kerry (D-Mass.), who flew roughly 20 hours on commercial flights to get here and was making the same journey back to make a series of Senate votes Tuesday, met over the weekend with representatives from more than a dozen countries, including Australia, China, Germany, Indonesia and Japan, held a news conference and delivered a speech before a packed room of non-governmental officials before heading back to Washington.