In a San Diego speech, Gov. Romney called Iran “unalloyed evil,” along with using other very forceful language, on the same day US, French, and Russian negotiators meet with Iranian officials to discuss the country’s nuclear program:
“Stop thinking that a charm offensive will talk the Iranians out of their pursuit of nuclear weapons,” said Romney. “It will not.” Later in the address, he punctuated that sentiment by noting: “Once an outstretched hand is met with a clenched fist, it becomes a symbol of weakness and impotence.”
Read more about it in The Fix.