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Thousands of Americans died in Iraq and Afghanistan doing what the Ambassador and his staff were doing in Libya- helping bring democracy to a newly liberated country. Honor and remember.
Sometimes things happen in a presidential campaign that provide a clear indication of whether or not a candidate is fit for the office.
I watched Romney's press conference and he appeared embrassed at the words coming out of his mouth. I believe his handlers told him to do it. A man with no conviction should not be taken seriously. Fox is spinning like crazy.
Sincere sympathy for the families of those killed. Clearly, Romney has tried to extract political gains from an unfortunate situation which was not handled badly by the Obama administration. All should consider this when considering a vote for Romney.
I don't know why Romney has acted so badly. It just seems like he or his advisers lack all common sense. He started making political attacks before all of the information had even come out. As usual, most of his claims were either wrong or misleading. It is not only tactless to try to score political points off of a tragedy, it also bad for national security when a candidate spouts off on foreign relations issues before he has all of the facts.
His comments were not only embarrassing to himself but to his party and the nation. This person can't be considered capable or excepted as responsible when He doesn't know right from wrong.
I have nothing but admiration for people who, when facing a potentially dangerous situation acknowledge the feelings of those with different beliefs. Obama's response, that he would not second guess people who are at the place of confrontation using whatever tools they might choose to defuse the situation, is also one I admire. And based on his record, I have no doubt, Obama WILL bring the guilty to justice. Of Romney--not so much.
Yes, Sack is right. Who would have ever figured that backing hardline Islamic militants in a revolution could have resulted in hostility by empowered Islamic hardliners? Bachmann's critique of our State Dept re: the Muslim Brotherhood isn't looking so crazy now is it?
Yeah, disparage Romney. All he did was point out the spineless shortfalls of this administration. But it was the Obama administration through his State Dep't and Egyptian embassy that apologized to the very thugs that attacked our sovereign soil. It is the Obama adminsitration that didn't have a sufficient Marine force to shoot the first and every attacker who breached the wall. And it is the Obama administration who has failed to call out the Egyptian and Libyan gov'ts for failing to do their duty to protect our embassies. But by all means, blame Romney. What a bunch of saps.
RE:"Sometimes things happen in a presidential campaign that provide a clear indication of whether or not a candidate is fit for the office." - I gave Mippy a big thumbs up for this comment, but probably not for the reason you think. The results of this President's foreign policy are becoming quite clear. It's open season on America, and the current Whitehouse resident is voting "present" like he always has in his life.
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