Just how thick do the americans want their presidents to be?
Maybe if George W Bush had been a little more familiar with French he would have realised they do actually have a word for entrepreneur..
Mitt Romney lambasted in attack ad for speaking French
Quelle horreur! Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney has been skewered in a new political attack ad – for speaking French.
The ad, released by rival Newt Gingrich, seeks to draw unflattering parallels between Mr Romney and another Massachusetts politician, John Kerry.
Entitled The French Connection, it features a clip of Mr Romney talking in French when he ran the Winter Olympics.
The Republicans are vying to challenge President Obama in November’s election.
Correspondents say the highlighting of Mr Romney’s alleged French-language skills is an attempt to portray him as an elitist, European-style liberal wimp.