Video: Obama criticizes Romney for politics of Libya statement while headin’ off for campaign fun in Vegas

posted at 5:11 pm on September 12, 2012 by Allahpundit

I kind of like that he’s going through with the campaign rally tonight — held in America’s quintessential vacation destination, no less — just because it helps further expose the media’s fake outrage over Romney’s statement this morning for the concern-trolling fraud that it is. If they really cared as much about “optics” as they pretended to a few hours ago, they’d destroy him over the callousness of a big rally in Sin City while people are wondering what the hell happened yesterday in Libya. There’d be no need to raise points like this:

As it is, Obama’s going to be given a pass from most of the press when he shows up in Vegas tonight for another speech about how righteous his foreign policy record is. Quick question for President Pitching Wedge if he’s not too busy with more important stuff: Did he have reason to know that jihadist groups have been threatening the consulate in Benghazi for months? International correspondents seem to have noticed:

The group suspected to be behind the assault — the Imprisoned Omar Abdul Rahman Brigades — first surfaced in May, when it claimed responsibility for an attack on the International Red Cross office in Benghazi. The following month the group claimed responsibility for detonating an explosive device outside the U.S. Consulate, and later released a video of that attack…

Benotman, who had earlier warned of the likelihood of renewed attacks against U.S. interest in Libya, said the Omar Abdul Rahman Brigades is a prime suspect in the Benghazi attack Tuesday. He believes it is likely the deadly attack was also linked to a video statement released by al-Zawahiri on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. In the video, al-Zawahiri confirmed the death of al-Libi — a prominent member of the al Qaeda-linked group — adding: “His blood is calling, urging and inciting you to fight and kill the crusaders.”

The video released by the Brigades in June showed nighttime explosions around the consulate, interlaced with footage of Osama bin Laden and al-Zawahiri, along with images from the 9/11 attacks. At the time the Brigades claimed it had launched the attack in response to the first reports of al-Libi’s death in a drone strike in the tribal areas of Pakistan.

Notably, the Brigades said the June 5 attack was also timed to coincide with preparations for the arrival of a senior U.S. State Department official.

Go figure that a jihadist group that had targeted the consulate before might try something on 9/11, just as the leader of Al Qaeda was putting out a message eulogizing one of AQ’s Libyan capos. The signs were there; one of the Marines at the consulate apparently even saw Libyan “security” taking photos of the compound beforehand. What did the State Department do to prepare? Why are Marines only being sent now, after the fact, to beef up security? Why was there no evacuation plan in place? Why, apparently, didn’t Obama attend any of his daily intel briefings this week with the anniversary of 9/11 bearing down? Why did his campaign move more quickly to condemn Romney for his statement than the White House did to condemn the mob activity in Cairo and Benghazi? Why do these questions only seem to get asked of presidents from the party disfavored by the concern trolls we call reporters?

Here’s O chatting with CBS this afternoon by accusing the most famously cautious presidential candidate in recent U.S. history of being a “shoot first, aim later” kind of guy. Question for CBS: Did you ask him any questions about the security failures in Benghazi yesterday? If so, why isn’t his answer to that being circulated as the clip du jour instead of this dial-tone critique of Romney?

Update: This is actually happening, guys. You’re not dreaming. We live in a country where “serious” political media is actually pushing this meme:


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Obama speech today sounded as if he was in a hurry, very cold look as he was reading his script.

jaboba on September 12, 2012 at 6:12 PM

His script. Lol.
He’s mailing it in. Present.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Am I missing something here?

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Yes. Research it. Obviously, gracie is old enough to remember the libtard OUTRAGE that President Bush finished his reading of a story to a classroom of children before he left to address the 9-11 attacks. Why did he finish his story? So as not to scare the children.

ladyingray on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Why do these questions only seem to get asked of presidents from the party disfavored by the concern trolls we call reporters?

Brilliantly and perfectly apt. AP should be credited for coining a new and what ought to be permanent denomination for the old in-the-tank media: concern trolls.

“In today’s White House briefing, no questions were permitted of the concern trolls…”

“The concern trolls have a responsibility for reporting all the facts…”

“The top story on all the concern troll shows… ”

“Concern trolls” is too lofty a title for the ones who post here. We should award it to those who are published in the Times, the Post, and who blather on tv. “Concern trogs” (for troglodytes) can be kept for the locals.

de rigueur on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

**********************RED ALERT ***************************

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Where are the trolls to defend the killings of Americans by Hussein’s co-terrorists ?

burrata on September 12, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Barry left the empty chair at the press conference.

Viva Las Vegas!!!

albill on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Flash:

CNN Jim Acosta: The White House is supposed to be giving Romney regular daily briefings… and they are not

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

I bet Israel is.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

The MSMedia making excuses for their Affirmative Action President.

Grade him on the curve, but really he’s 1/2 black so you shouldn’t grade him at all you freaking rayyyyycists.

Lying Traitorous Media scum.

PappyD61 on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

What can they do now, use the gutted consulate for target practice?

Mark1971 on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Are they equipped with Marines?

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Flash:

CNN Jim Acosta: The White House is supposed to be giving Romney regular daily briefings… and they are not

[faraway on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM]

Not surprising at all.

It is surprising that CNN is willing to step up and report on this stuff. It’ looks like they’re taking the public criticism seriously, or at least their plunge in the ratings. In either event, kudos to CNN here.

Dusty on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Flash:

CNN Jim Acosta: The White House is supposed to be giving Romney regular daily briefings… and they are not

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

I thought it was only if he won and he had access to the briefings between the election and taking office. Interesting if he is able to see them now.

sherry on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

I am BOILING. You are exactly right; the boy king who “shot, and then took aim”, back at the beginning of his reign did decree that his subjects avoid “fancy get-together’s” at places like Vegas. This little turd reeks of hypocrisy to the extent that I can’t articulate. I know there are a lot of smart people who post here, so what can we do to express our disdain for the media and how they’re covering up for this creep in the White House?

BettyRut on September 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

With you, Betty.

Disdain is a mild word for what I’ve been thinking since last night. Turd comes a little closer, though. And, I thought I hated Clinton……

avagreen on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

I’m sure somebody has already said this…

BARACK OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY BEGAN WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT
AND IT ENDED WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM

I sincerely wish, hope and pray that it was possible to end Hussein’s presidency,but I’m afraid he started this islamic spring to never end his presidency.

burrata on September 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

BTW… here’s the trailer for ‘that movie’.

CPT. Charles on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Very high production values I see. /

sharrukin on September 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

I bet Israel is.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Bibi and Mitt are buds for 30-years . I’ll bet you’re right.

Who is John Galt on September 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

CNN guy saying the Ambassador ‘passed away’. arrrgggghhh

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 6:23 PM

How about we just don’t patronize (as in buy stuff) the liberal media?

Paddington on September 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM

I am BOILING. You are exactly right; the boy king who “shot, and then took aim”, back at the beginning of his reign did decree that his subjects avoid “fancy get-together’s” at places like Vegas. This little turd reeks of hypocrisy to the extent that I can’t articulate. I know there are a lot of smart people who post here, so what can we do to express our disdain for the media and how they’re covering up for this creep in the White House?

BettyRuth on September 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

..work off that anger by getting Romney elected, ma’am.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

What can they do now, use the gutted consulate for target practice?

Mark1971 on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Launch a missile strike on some random targets in an attempt to get Obama reelected?

sharrukin on September 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Finally the PAPPY PLAN for American Foreign policy.

1. You kill one of ours, we kill 1,000 of yours.

Simple, easy to communicate and filled with “dog whistles” for our friends and foes.

PappyD61 on September 12, 2012 at 6:24 PM

Flash:

CNN Jim Acosta: The White House is supposed to be giving Romney regular daily briefings… and they are not

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

I bet Israel is.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

I’d trust a friendly Israel’s intel over a Dem government’s. Romney’s better off if that’s the case.

kim roy on September 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Is this the same president who weighs in on every issue that doesn’t concern him and then has to back track since he doesn’t know the facts?

tommer74 on September 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Aren’t we supposed to boycott Las Vegas? That’s what Obama said.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM

As lil barry explained quite succinctly, SHUT! UP! YOU!

Solaratov on September 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Quick question for President Pitching Wedge if he’s not too busy with more important stuff: Did he have reason to know that jihadist groups have been threatening the consulate in Benghazi for months

Wouldn’t that necessitate showing up at his own intel briefings? That’s not the way the rat-eared bastard rolls.

I’m more pissed off this evening than I was this morning as Obama goes on the campaign trail and complains that Gov. Romney shoots first and aims later and you just can’t do that as President. You know what else you can’t do as President? Ignore reality and go partying in Vegas when there are serious issues to be dealt with. You also can’t snub our allies because you are too busy the same day it is announced that you’re going on late night television to yuck it up with David Letterman.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

From Ted Turners BroadCast!

US moving Navy destroyers off coast of Libya

From Barbara Starr, Pentagon Correspondent

September 12th, 2012
06:07 PM ET

Two US Navy warships are moving towards the coast of Libya, two US officials tell CNN. The destroyers are the USS Laboon and the USS McFaul. Both ships are equipped with tomahawk missiles that could be used if a strike was ordered. Tomahawks are satellite-guided cruise missiles that can be programmed to hit specific targets.

“These ships will give the administration flexibility,” a senior official said, if the administration orders action against targets in Libya.

The USS Laboon was making a port call in Crete, a few hours from Libya, when it was ordered to reposition. The USS McFaul was outside the Strait of Gibraltar, a few days sail from Libya, and is headed to the Libyan coast.

The US Navy typically keeps up to four Aegis-equipped missile warships ships in the eastern Mediterranean to aid in defending Israel and missile defense for southern Europe. The McFaul and Laboon were part of that deployment.

http://inagist.com/all/246008479008034816/

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

..translation: the Axelturd conference call is not over.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

So besides partying in Vegas, what is our response?

tommer74 on September 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

While in Vegas, I hope NObama is photographed with an Elvis impersonator. Considering the events of the last two days, that would be cherry on the sundae.

joejm65 on September 12, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Then the Romney campaign needs to take that, add the graphic from this HA post of Obama waving as he gets on the plane, plus a few other relevant bits of info like how Obama hasn’t attended a daily WH intelligence briefing since Sep 5, and play them against video clips of the embassy assaults for a new campaign commercial.

stukinIL4now on September 12, 2012 at 6:27 PM

I’m sure somebody has already said this…

BARACK OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY BEGAN WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT
AND IT ENDED WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Wasn’t that Burge?

Christien on September 12, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Am I missing something here?

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Yes. Research it. Obviously, gracie is old enough to remember the libtard OUTRAGE that President Bush finished his reading of a story to a classroom of children before he left to address the 9-11 attacks. Why did he finish his story? So as not to scare the children.

ladyingray on September 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM

What does that have to do with her post?

And, that movie, fighting over the bone, you are a sick one, CPT. Charles.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Time for another round of golf already?

How the MFM would be in hysterics if this were Bush on the campaign trail during such an attack… it would be a crisis of world dominating proportions that would require him to be locked in the WH 24×7…

Under Obama: crickets.

ajacksonian on September 12, 2012 at 6:28 PM

If Romney buckles it’s over. And make no mistake that is what the media is trying to get him to do.

bgibbs1000 on September 12, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Aww, concern troll is concerned…According to you it’s been over for romney at least ten times the past few weeks…are you sure this is is the big one? :)….oh, and while you’re t it, how’s that barkey’s post convention hoax bounce working out for ya? :)…. The sky was falling and romney was over then too, remember? )….fluking stupid trolls….

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

What can they do now, use the gutted consulate for target practice?

Mark1971 on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Mark1971:

To Qoute,from the Sci-Fi “BattleShip Movie”,just released a few
months ago,

“There about to Rain Hell Down on the “!!:)

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Oh please! Libfree is pacing his mom’s basement and checking for his defense to be e-mailed to him by the Obama campaign. He’s not smart enough to make any sort of an argument on his own, which is why the least amount of common sense breaks down the whole house of cards he builds.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Aren’t we supposed to boycott Las Vegas? That’s what Obama said.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:02 PM

As lil barry explained quite succinctly, SHUT! UP! YOU!

Solaratov on September 12, 2012 at 6:25 PM

I know, remembering all my lies is hard.
- Lil Barry.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Are they ours, or are they part of the Black Sea Fleet?

/

Christien on September 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

http://reason.com/blog/2012/09/12/does-the-anti-mohammed-film-exist-does-t

well, if the movie is a fake…and Mohamed is a cut and paste op…and Terry Jones isn’t involved…well, then the only think that we actually seeing is the up front and proud bigotry of the pundits/press

so we have some fake protests, real assassinations, and a bunch of bigoted journos who just repeats what State tells them to say…with a little bigotry thrown in

wonderful

r keller on September 12, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

Oh please! Libfree is pacing his mom’s basement and checking for his defense to be e-mailed to him by the Obama campaign. He’s not smart enough to make any sort of an argument on his own, which is why the least amount of common sense breaks down the whole house of cards he builds.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

Lol! And, mom is making lasagne hamburger helper tonight too. He might be a little late.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

How long does it take to compose a few sentences to blame Bush, Cheney, Halliburton, Palin and Rush ,besides Romney and Ryan for this ? Or are the trolls waiting for lotion ?

burrata on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

It’s time for Romney to pick up the phone and request a meeting with Netanyahu. I’ve been advocating it all day and I think it’s time for Obama to be shown up for the deadbeat slacker prezuhdunce that he is. And give the feces-faced traitorous slimestream media something to really soil their pants over.

stukinIL4now on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Are they equipped with Marines?

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Guided-missile destroyers? Not likely. You’d only need Marines if you wanted to launch an assault and guided missiles can be much more effective if it comes to that. But this is really more about showing the flag than any planned offensive. Keep in mind this is the rat-eared traitor that dithered about coming up with a plan for nearly eight months while our troops were being slaughtered in Afghanistan.

The other purpose for the ships off the coast is to be there in case there is a need to evacuate American citizens quickly.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Some O’bamna Traveling Music…

Bright light city gonna set my soul
Gonna set my soul on fire
Got a whole lot of money that’s ready to burn,
So get those stakes up higher
There’s a thousand pretty women waitin out there
And they’re all livin devil may care
And I’m just the devil with love to spare
Viva Las Vegas, Viva Las Vegas

Del Dolemonte on September 12, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Looks like 0 has that whole Libyan crisis under control. Its almost like 9 11 never happened. Security wise. Or something. Roulette?

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Oh…..wait…. Drudge is still covered up with it. Racist!!!

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:36 PM

It’s time for Romney to pick up the phone and request a meeting with Netanyahu.

stukinIL4now on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

Yes and no. Yes, he should talk to Netanyahu but it has to be covert. The last thing you want is the perception that, ahead of the election, Romney is setting up a shadow government. Were this after he wins in November it would be a good thing but not now when the reality is that he is a candidate and not in any way responsible for foreign policy.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:37 PM

I really HATE IT when Bozo comes to Vegas. It delays flights and makes my customers at the airport grumpy and in a no-buying mood. It directly costs me and my employees income. Also, I just had to cancel a business meeting because the rat-eared b*stard’s motorcade is about to close down I-15 and the I-95 interchange in the middle of the afternoon rush to get to his little mental-midget gathering at Cashman center.

Harbingeing on September 12, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Aww, concern troll is concerned…According to you it’s been over for romney at least ten times the past few weeks…are you sure this is is the big one? :)….oh, and while you’re t it, how’s that barkey’s post convention hoax bounce working out for ya? :)…. The sky was falling and romney was over then too, remember? )….fluking stupid trolls….

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I would think by now that you would have used a little common sense but I guess that’s asking too much. I’ve never said I dislike Romney. I’ve never said I wouldn’t vote for him, and I’ve never said he would not be better than the crap that’s in there now, but hey go ahead and criticize someone who will vote and support Romney because afterall offering constructive criticism towards Romney is a no no with the RINO squish. He finally showed some backbone today and looked more presidential than the marxist crap in the WH and all you can do is criticize me for it.

bgibbs1000 on September 12, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Lol! And, mom is making lasagne hamburger helper tonight too. He might be a little late.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

HA!

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

..translation: the Axelturd conference call is not over.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Any minute now…we’ll know soon enough what the garbage meme du jour is once the trolls start their lather,rinse,repeat ritual of the same tired and recycled talking points…though as it looks right now, i think they will somehow make the connection between the ambassador’s death and romney’s statement the night before…who knows, maybe romney’s statement incited he mob, thus causing the diplomat’s death…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:39 PM

stukinIL4now on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

They already met, in Israel a few weeks ago, remember?

Who is John Galt on September 12, 2012 at 6:40 PM

What can they do now, use the gutted consulate for target practice?
Mark1971 on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Milk factory ??

pambi on September 12, 2012 at 6:41 PM

I’m sure somebody has already said this…

BARACK OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY BEGAN WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT
AND IT ENDED WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM

~~~~~~~

Beautiful…

ellifint on September 12, 2012 at 6:43 PM

FoxNews just released a poll (9/9-11)

1056 LV Barry/Biden 48 Romney/Ran 43 (Aug 44/45)

Barry +5 , MOE +/-3

D 42 R 36 I 19
+6 load for Dem

In this poll, Barry lead 44 to 39 among independents

This has to be called a moron or low information voters poll
when asked to associate characteristics with each candidate

Intelligent :Barry 41 Romney 25 Both 29
Hard worker :Barry 39 Romney 32 Both 25

Really

bayview on September 12, 2012 at 6:43 PM

**********************RED ALERT ***************************

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Let’s be honest.

Considering that it is all but inevitable at this juncture, let’s move the destroyers out of the way and have a couple of Ohio class boats take care of business.

No, I’m not kidding.

It’s either them or us, and I haven’t seen one iota of evidence that the Islamists have any intention of backing down.

Take your pick: Twenty-first Century or Seventh.

Otherwise, you will live to see a day when you will not be able to visit New York and/or Washington.

turfmann on September 12, 2012 at 6:43 PM

What we are up against. Just an analogy.

MSNBC host: ‘Who’s More Dangerous, the Supreme Leader in Tehran or Netanyahu?’

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Are they equipped with Marines?

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 6:22 PM

Guided-missile destroyers? Not likely. You’d only need Marines if you wanted to launch an assault and guided missiles can be much more effective if it comes to that.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Well, traditionally the Navy would have a Marine detachment on many of their ships, solely for security purposes. They have been doing that since the 1700s. Typically they were used on battleships and cruisers and carriers. But we’re not talking huge numbers of Marines on each ship. In fact some friends and I toured the Battleship Missouri a few years back, and their final Marine Detachment detail before the ship was retired appeared to be rather small. The carriers on the other hand would have as many as 75 Marines.

That practice ended in 1998 (thank you Bill Clintoon) but in 2007 they started to explore bringing them back on board.

Del Dolemonte on September 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

A CALL HAS BEEN SENT OUT…………………..

From “Complicit” Gen. Dempsey to Pastor Jones!
_______________________________________________

US military chief asks pastor to reject inflammatory film
1 Hour Ago
***********

In the wake of a deadly assault on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi possibly sparked by the movie,

General Martin Dempsey made a direct appeal to Pastor Terry Jones
******************************************************************

to reject it to defuse tensions.
**********************************
(More….)
==========

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5icROCYoUxUoFmGci2YyCLIie5cIw?docId=CNG.4194738242b39dee406aba2f904942df.651

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

bgibbs1000 on September 12, 2012 at 6:38 PM

We have heard you the first 100 times you have posted it in the last two days!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 12, 2012 at 6:47 PM

I just can’t believe he’s still actually going to Vegas! McCain suspended his campaign in 2008 for a financial crisis…this is so much worse, and yet, nothing from the media. No outrage, no calling him out for missing the past week of briefings, NO ONE IS HOLDING HIM ACCOUNTABLE!!

ellifint on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

..translation: the Axelturd conference call is not over.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 6:26 PM

You wouldn’t think that any sane con pays for any product by the lib media :)…well, save for ictionla holywood movies, I suppose….unfortunately, most of the lib tv networks/programs are included in the cable and satellite basic packages, it’s not like you can detach them from the rest…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

We have heard you the first 100 times you have posted it in the last two days!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 12, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Maybe bgibbs should go with extra bold. How we doing Dire? ; )

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

We have heard you the first 100 times you have posted it in the last two days!!..:)

Dire Straits on September 12, 2012 at 6:47 PM

Actually he has been pretty complimentary of Romney today.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:49 PM

NO ONE IS HOLDING HIM ACCOUNTABLE!!

ellifint on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Lets hope the American people do come November ellifint. ; )

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:50 PM

Actually he has been pretty complimentary of Romney today.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:49 PM

The day is not over yet. ; )

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:51 PM

The MSM knows any fair reporting of this disaster would crush Obama. Their hysteria today is without bounds – probably should give us comfort that they are in an absolute meltdown.

Romney must stand firm on this.

matthew8787 on September 12, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Any journalist who fails to see that Romney is the President as of today is whistling past the graveyard. Hell, he might as well yank Obama’s chain and get a POTUS-like emblem for his podium.

Mutnodjmet on September 12, 2012 at 6:52 PM

Chris Matthews: The tragedy in Benghazi that cost Ambassador Stevens his life has been overshadowed by the desperate reach by Mitt Romney

Governor Romney: what does your willingness to make political hay from the dead bodies of American diplomats and Marines tell us about your character and the desparate state if your campaign?

urban elitist on September 12, 2012 at 2:03

It’s neat how certain words come up. One might almost think its coordinated.

rogerb on September 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

27 secs ago by editor

canopfor on September 12, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Are they ours, or are they part of the Black Sea Fleet?

/

Christien on September 12, 2012 at 6:30 PM

One of ours and one of russia’s black sea fleet….barkey’s flexibility with putin started to show results :), from now on we will co-ordinate our attacks in the middle east with russia :)…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

LoLz..Good evening sir!..Hope all is well..:)

Dire Straits on September 12, 2012 at 6:55 PM

NO ONE IS HOLDING HIM ACCOUNTABLE!!

ellifint on September 12, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Lets hope the American people do come November ellifint. ; )

Bmore on September 12, 2012 at 6:50 PM

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Yes indeed, Bmore…I certainly hope so!

ellifint on September 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

when will we begin to have elections for the office of journalist?

jp on September 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Actually he has been pretty complimentary of Romney today.

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Good deal..Maybe things have changed for him\her..:)

Dire Straits on September 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I would think by now that you would have used a little common sense but I guess that’s asking too much. I’ve never said I dislike Romney. I’ve never said I wouldn’t vote for him, and I’ve never said he would not be better than the crap that’s in there now, but hey go ahead and criticize someone who will vote and support Romney because afterall offering constructive criticism towards Romney is a no no with the RINO squish. He finally showed some backbone today and looked more presidential than the marxist crap in the WH and all you can do is criticize me for it.

bgibbs1000 on September 12, 2012 at 6:38 PM

Tearjerker…will refer you to someone in holywood …..

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:57 PM

US officials: Navy positioning 2 guided-missile destroyers off the coast of Libya – @NBCNews

Does rockybama allow them to travel the open oceans loaded with weapons?

tommer74 on September 12, 2012 at 6:58 PM

I may get mad at Fox but when they do reporting like this I still feel they are on our side.

http://www.foxnews.com/

gophergirl on September 12, 2012 at 6:58 PM

He finally showed some backbone today and looked more presidential than the marxist crap in the WH and all you can do is criticize me for it.

bgibbs1000 on September 12, 2012 at 6:38 PM

..show us more.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Chris Matthews: The tragedy in Benghazi that cost Ambassador Stevens his life has been overshadowed by the desperate reach by Mitt Romney

Governor Romney: what does your willingness to make political hay from the dead bodies of American diplomats and Marines tell us about your character and the desparate state if your campaign?

urban elitist on September 12, 2012 at 2:03

It’s neat how certain words come up. One might almost think its coordinated.

rogerb on September 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Mais voila, Axelturd has just released the talking points….

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Del Dolemonte on September 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Destroyers aren’t going to have Marines onboard.

And other than contingency operations (read get Americans out if things get worse) this is about showing the flag in the wake of the killing of our Ambassador that may or may not have been condoned by the government. May or may not have occurred because the local security ratted them out.

The only thing that is clear is that those people were not “helping” get Ambassador Stevens to the hospital. That is clearly a complete lie.

Happy Nomad on September 12, 2012 at 6:59 PM

In Special Report, Ed Henry reported what has happened in Egypt and Libya through time lines. It should be the attack on the Libya Embassy was a planned attack,as other networks are reporting. Like CBS, it has also alleged that Libyan Security Forces reveal the location of the safe house.

How did Barry not be aware of a planned attack and be prepared in some ways, on 9/11 particular?

One surprising note from today, Sununu went off message and said Romney should not have said what he said last night. WTF?

bayview on September 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Del Dolemonte on September 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Thanks for the info. I did not know they stopped the Marine security.

It’s hard to understand a man that cares so little for his country that he would walk off the job in the middle of a situation like this and go campaigning. Zero is AWOL.

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM

How did Barry not be aware of a planned attack and be prepared in some ways, on 9/11 particular?

One surprising note from today, Sununu went off message and said Romney should not have said what he said last night. WTF?

bayview on September 12, 2012 at 7:00 PM

He doesn’t attend the security briefings. That was reported late last week.

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 7:01 PM

It’s neat how certain words come up. One might almost think its coordinated.

rogerb on September 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

..well, I guess the Axelturd daily conference call just ended.

The War Planner on September 12, 2012 at 7:01 PM

He doesn’t attend the security briefings. That was reported late last week.

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 7:01 PM

CNN reported that Obama is supposed to be giving Romney (as GOP nominee) daily briefings as well… and he’s not

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Chris Matthews: The tragedy in Benghazi that cost Ambassador Stevens his life has been overshadowed by the desperate reach by Mitt Romney

Governor Romney: what does your willingness to make political hay from the dead bodies of American diplomats and Marines tell us about your character and the desparate state if your campaign?

urban elitist on September 12, 2012 at 2:03

It’s neat how certain words come up. One might almost think its coordinated.

rogerb on September 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM

And, somebody needs spell check. Good as usual, rogerb.

RovesChins on September 12, 2012 at 7:03 PM

jp on September 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Why don’t we conservatives pool together and start buying the media… That would really be fun….

antisocial on September 12, 2012 at 7:04 PM

Worry not…..Libfree whill soon offer a ‘cogent’ defence in the form of some rationalization of sorts……he’s still working on it though…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 6:21 PM

How long does it take to compose a few sentences to blame Bush, Cheney, Halliburton, Palin and Rush ,besides Romney and Ryan for this ?

Or are the trolls waiting for lotion ?

burrata on September 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM

That, and axelturd’s conferene call to finish so that thy can go into the world (or HA :) to spread the word…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 7:04 PM

I’m sure somebody has already said this…

BARACK OBAMA’S PRESIDENCY BEGAN WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT
AND IT ENDED WITH AN APOLOGY TO EGYPT

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 6:14 PM
Wasn’t that Burge?

Christien on September 12, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Likely…. I read it on Instapundit this morning at around 4am… Not my quote but it does sound like Iowa

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 7:05 PM

jp on September 12, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Why don’t we conservatives pool together and start buying the media… That would really be fun….

antisocial on September 12, 2012 at 7:04 PM

Never thought about that :)… And we know there are more money on our side (alas, not for long if barry wins) than on their moocher side….

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 7:07 PM

CNN reported that Obama is supposed to be giving Romney (as GOP nominee) daily briefings as well… and he’s not

faraway on September 12, 2012 at 7:02 PM

Maybe Zero canceled the briefings? After all, he is very busy fundraising golfing and vacationing.

dogsoldier on September 12, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Is tonight’s Vegas event being covered by the Palace Guard? Will Obama be all happy and fluffy and preacher like?

What kind of leader does it take to have an act of war declared on your nation and then hop a flight to Vegas?

This is surrealville.

Key West Reader on September 12, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Still can’t believe he went on with the scheduled fundraiser after his idiotic middle east policy blew up in his face carter-style…wonde who makes the Middle East decisions in th WH right now…and then there’s Jarrett…. and mochelle…

jimver on September 12, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Del Dolemonte on September 12, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Been a while since I dealt in that arena, but back in the day we used to keep an Amphibious Ready Group in the med at all times – an MEU was always something they had to keep in the back of their minds…

affenhauer on September 12, 2012 at 7:15 PM

I hope Obama gets the Prince Harry treatment in Vegas.

portlandon on September 12, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Hey it sure looks like there is rioting and clashes right now at the US Embassy in Cairo- why can’t these peace loving Muslims allow Obama some Vegas “me time”.

jjshaka on September 12, 2012 at 7:20 PM

How does the latest Fox News poll look?

gumbyandpokey on September 12, 2012 at 7:21 PM

All I have left anymore on the topic of The Empty Chair is a string of expletives.

And it’s worse on the topic of the MSM.

I’ve heard street corner psychotics make more rational sense than TingleBoy.

This is how it ends, not with a bang, but with gibbering lunatics who think themselves wise and witty.

ConservativeLA on September 12, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Does anybody remember where Gov Kasich was in the polls in mid-Sept 2010? And Gov Scott in Florida?

matthew8787 on September 12, 2012 at 7:29 PM

Can we just make Romney President now???
redguy on September 12, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Yep, I saw that interview, too. Romney IS the President, now.

No one looks to Zero for anything, at this point. He’s as defunct as a taxidermied weasel.

TheClearRiver on September 12, 2012 at 7:30 PM

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