He's never one to shy away from controversy, is he?
Mitt Romney has tweeted his birthday wishes to Margaret Thatcher on the occasion of her 87th birthday, calling her a "tower of strength in the cause of liberty".
The US is blessed with courageous friends. Happy Birthday to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher - a tower of strength in the cause of liberty.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) October 13, 2012
It's an act that's likely to polarise his support here in the UK - but then that seems to be the way he campaigns in the US, too.