Skip to comments.Why did the White House take so long to disavow the Cairo Embassy statement?
Posted on 09/12/2012 6:57:08 AM PDT by nuconvert
As near as I can tell, the original statement released by the U.S. embassy in Cairo, " U.S. Embassy Condemns Religious Encitement", wasn't disclaimed for at least 5hrs.
Maybe they were sympathetic to the feelings expressed.
I think it was dangled out as bait and Romney and others took it.
If the White House had wanted to correct the story, they could have done so within 20 mins of it being posted.
The phoney outrage against Romney & others now is what Obama's handlers were hoping would happen.
Obama and Hillary are still criticizing those who incite Islamics
I don’t know that your characterization of Stevens is correct.
William F Buckley was using the State Department as a Cover when he was kidnapped. Political Officer/Station Chief.
Deputy Principal officer and Political Section Chief
-Jerusalem , Israel
Political Officer - Damascus Syria
consular/political officer - Cairo, Egypt
consular/economic officer in Riyadh.
Stevens had been around. He has been with the Foreign Service since 1991
To all my Muslim friends. Peace be unto you in the name of Mohammed, blessed be his name.
If you MUST kill Americans, please try to refrain from hacking their bodies to pieces as it makes them difficult to identify.
Statement from Mitt Romney
American Embassies are AMERICAN SOIL. If you attack another American Embassy, unlike in Cairo where you morons violated our territory and destroyed property and where the Marine sentries were ordered by the Muslim friendly Obama administration to STAND DOWN, our security forces will FIRE FOR EFFECT. If necessary, I will dispatch carrier based air cover and additional ground forces to protect our people and remove them from your clutches.
The Marine Hymn contains the line
to the shores of Tripoli. If you wish to continue your insane tribal and sectarian madness, we will be back just long enough to bring out every American citizen then leave you to your national insanity until youre all dead.
“Obama and Hillary are still criticizing those who incite Islamics”
I don’t doubt it. But they knew the original statement wasn’t going to fly and something had to be done. And NOW they’re saying that it was “unvetted”.
The question is, WHY didn’t they say that immediately? Or within the 1st 30mins of it being released??
How do they explain away waiting for 5 hrs or more before they said anything if that was the case??
At best, that makes them look incompetent.
Don't incite islamics? Harumph! It's about time islamics quit inciting me!
islam is the pus that runs from a gangrenous wound.
The June appointment may be just a coincidence, but I'm betting it isn't based on Obama's track record of putting competent government workers in harm's way to protect his incompetent (or traitorous) appointees.
You mean the Mooselips don’t love Barak Hussain Obama? How can this be? He needs to go make another speech in Cairo.
Pray for America
Obama was PARTYING!!
APOLOGIZING for HURT FEELINGS????? REALLY??? This makes me sick.....HURT FEELING gets people KILLED and things BURN in the ARAB World!
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