The Telegraph (UK):
Mitt Romney's Olympics gaffe overshadows visit to London
Mitt Romney’s visit to Downing Street was overshadowed by a diplomatic spat on Thursday, after the Republican presidential candidate cast doubt over London’s readiness to host the Olympics.
Four days later, the media (and others) look a little silly now for having castigated Romney before the verdict was in. You see, he was right. They weren't ready.
LONDON (AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron says he shares British frustration at seeing empty seats in London Olympics venues but he believes organizers will soon improve the situation.
The empty-seats problem has lingered beyond the first weekend of competition, taking some shine off Friday's opening ceremony, which was hailed with lavish praise from most British. Locals have been outraged at the television images of empty stands, since many had spent months trying - and failing - to buy Olympic tickets online
"We can do better," Cameron acknowledged Monday...