Mitt Romney on Monday slammed President Obama for his remarks on recent protests in the Arab world, telling a campaign rally in Pueblo, Colo., that the president had demeaned the death of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens by describing the recent turmoil as "bumps in the road." In an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday, Obama said the U.S. was right to support the Arab Spring, but that there would be "bumps in the road" as countries in the Middle East and North Africa transitioned to democracy. Romney accused Obama of equating Stevens with one of those bumps, saying, "The world looks at the event going on, they don't see these events as bumps in the road. These are lives. This is humanity. This is freedom." The Obama campaign responded that Romney was taking a cheap political shot.
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