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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 10:30 PM

Romney talks about longtime friend Netanyahu, jokes about bomb graphic

ON THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN PLANE--Flying from Philadelphia to Boston, Mitt Romney gave reporters in the press cabin some quality candidate time. After joking with a reporter who had been accidentally left behind by the press bus and later passing out beef jerky, the GOP candidate was back again—this time to give reporters a read-out about his phone call on Friday afternoon with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

He said he and Netanyahu, a longtime friend who he had first met in the late 1970s when they were both working at the Boston Consulting Group, had talked about Iran and other issues of concern in the Middle East, including the unrest in Syria. All serious issues, Romney acknowledged, but he couldn't resist ribbing the prime minister.

"I complimented him on his address at the United Nations," Romney said. "I suggested that his graphic was not up to the normal Boston Consulting Group standards." Pausing, he added, "No, I didn't actually do that, but I was thinking that."

Romney was referencing a cartoon-like graphic in the shape of a bomb that Netanyahu employed to explain the threat of a nuclear Iran.

More: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/romney-talks-longtime-friend-netanyahu-jokes-bomb-graphic-214956317--election.html

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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 10:37 PM

1. With friends like tha, who needs Iran? nt

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Fri Sep 28, 2012, 10:53 PM

2. Exactly. Israelis need to cut Bibi's nuts off.nt

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