Romney denies criticism of Palestinian culture at Israel fundraiser
Palestinian officials accused Romney of racism for suggesting that culture helps explain the economic disparity between Israelis and Palestinians.
Republican presidential challenger Mitt¬†Romney¬†says he wasn't criticizing¬†Palestinianculture at a fundraiser in Jerusalem on Monday.
Palestinian¬†officials accused¬†Romney¬†of racism for suggesting that culture helps explain the economic disparity between Israelis and¬†Palestinians. He did not mention the harsh restrictions Israel places on the¬†Palestinians.
On Tuesday,¬†Romney¬†told Fox News that he wasn't specifically talking about¬†Palestinian¬†culture.
He's downplaying a series of perceived missteps on his three-country overseas trip and blaming the media.Romney¬†says reporters are more interested in "finding something to write" than about reporting on the economy and national security threats.
He says the media is trying to "divert from the fact that these last four years have been tough years for our country."
Romney¬†is on his way back from Poland.