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July 31, 2012

Romney press spokesman: "Shove it"

Morning tension in the Romney press corps....

After a solemn ceremony at Warsaw's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, reporters tried shouting questions at Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Romney, who has had no media availabilities on his six day foreign trip since Thursday, ignored the questions, which included some about the gaffes and controversies that have marred his visits to Great Britain and Israel.

Traveling Press Secretary Rick Gorka, though, was livid that reporters would ask such questions at such a site.

"Show some respect," he said. "Kiss my ass. This is a holy site for the Polish people. Show some respect."

He also told a reporter to "Shove it."

Gorka later apologized to the reporters for using such language.



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