Skip to comments.Lame Excuse of the Month ( “Not his views?” )
Posted on 10/22/2006 10:29:40 PM PDT by george76
Tonight State Department official Alberto Fernandez apologized for his outrageous statements to Al Jazeera televisionbut the damage is done: Envoy Sorry for Iraq Stupidity Comment :
(AP) A senior U.S. diplomat apologized Sunday night for saying U.S. policy in Iraq displayed arrogance and stupidity.
A day after his remarks in an interview were broadcast by the pan-Arab satellite channel Al-Jazeera, Alberto Fernandez issued a written apology through the State Department press office.
Upon reading the transcript of my appearance on Al-Jazeera, I realized that I seriously misspoke by using the phrase there has been arrogance and stupidity by the U.S. in Iraq, said Fernandez, director of public diplomacy in States Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
This represents neither my views nor those of the State Department, Fernandez added. I apologize.
(Excerpt) Read more at littlegreenfootballs.com ...
Then why did he say it? "
He should resign.
or be terminated
a Clinton left over ?
Yesterday would have been too slow.
right before our elections
You mean, this wasn't a Scott Ott parody about the State Department? . . .
Fernandez spoke in fluent Arabic in the interview, which Al-Jazeera said was taped in Washington on Friday.
His remarks were translated into English by The Associated Press.
must have been visiting with Anderson Cooper and maybe Jimmah Carter and got all swept up in the love....
previous discussion link:
" Envoy Sorry for Iraq 'Stupidity' Comment..."
turd. Go away.
should be fired.
" State Department Official Apologizes for Criticism of U.S. Iraq Policy..."
This represents neither my views nor those of the State Department, Fernandez added.
Then people wonder why Rumsfeld doesn't return Condi's calls. Please, Foggy Bottom is full of Foggy Minds. The Department of State is dangerous and is either out of its league or it has sided with the enemy.
He still has a job?
State Department weasel apologizes
Fire his A$$!
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