Aside from all the obvious gaffes during Governor Romney’s trip to Europe, it’s become increasingly clear that he intends to mold his foreign policy on that of George W. Bush. By doing so, he risks alienating a world already leery of US power, and signals a return to the recklessness that led to the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. Filling in for Rachel Maddow, Nation columnist Melissa Harris-Perry breaks down Romney’s insidious discourse on world affairs. 

—Max Rivlin-Nadler