The Political Junkie offers an outside-looking- in view of the US. Each day, we will highlight news and opinion pieces from around the world that are focused on US politics and policy. Agree or disagree with the opinions you will read but take a few minutes to see yourselves as others see you.
An anti-Romney protest outside a Texas fundraiser on Tuesday.
presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears to have seriously damaged his
chances of election with his comments about the "47 percent" of voters
who are "dependent" on the state. German commentators are baffled by how
a career politician could have made such an embarrassing gaffe.
On Wednesday, German commentators analyze the impact of Romney's gaffe.