Pravda is hitting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney over comments he made about Russia. “Russia is the geopolitical foe,” Romney said earlier this week in response to President Obama telling his Russian counterpart to give him “space” so that he could have “more flexibility” after the 2012 presidential election.

So, in an op-ed today posted on Pravda’s website, the infamous former Soviet newspaper writes, “Electing Mitt Romney as the next President of the United States of America would be like appointing a serial paedophile as a kindergarten teacher, a rapist as a janitor at a girls’ dormitory or a psychopath with a fixation on knives as a kitchen hand. His comments on Russia are a puerile attempt at making the grand stage and boy, did he blow it…”