07/27/2012 10:43 EDT | Updated 09/26/2012 05:12 EDT

8 Gaffes On The Road To The U.S. Presidency (PHOTOS)


Mitt Romney's questioning of Britain's readiness for the Olympic Games probably wasn't the most politically astute thing to say before a visit to the country, especially for a trip intended to shore up his diplomatic credentials. But Romney isn't the first candidate to make a gaffe during a presidential campaign.

Here are some other notable campaign missteps:

Top Presidential Campaign Gaffes