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Carl Lewis on Mitt Romney's London gaffe: 'Some Americans shouldn't leave the country'

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Carl Lewis on Mitt Romney's London gaffe: 'Some Americans shouldn't leave the country'

Carl Lewis is speaking out against Mitt Romney after the Republican presidential candidate expressed his belief that London was “ill prepared” for the Olympics. Romney’s statement caused a media uproar as critics mocked the presidential candidate for his comments.Romney later attempted to repair the damage, but could not escape the criticism. The Guardian reports:

Mitt Romney has been rebuked by the US Olympic legend Carl Lewis after the presumptive Republican presidential nominee questioned whether London was fully prepared for the Olympic Games.

As Romney wasmocked on US television and by the London mayor, Boris Johnson, in front of a crowd of 60,000 people, Lewis called on him to return home.

“Seriously, some Americans just shouldn’t leave the country,” the nine-times Olympic gold medal winner told the Independent.

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