A truly even-handed mainstream media, dedicated to covering both sides fairly, would be explaining the context of the trip. Instead, it's fixated on Romney's alleged gaffe, questioning the readiness of British authorities for the London Olympics -- doubts that actually seem to be well borne out here and here.
Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.