Kirsten Powers: Yes, the media’s reaction to Romney’s Egypt statement yesterday was utterly insane

posted at 6:41 pm on September 13, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Mediaite, consider this a video complement to Erick Erickson’s piece at Red State this morning about yesterday’s virtuoso exercise in narrative-driven concern-trolling. If you only know KP from her Fox appearances, this clip will come as a surprise, as she’s as unsparing of O’s failures here as any pundit on the other side of the aisle would be. If you follow her Twitter feed, it’ll come as no surprise at all. She’s been lighting into the White House and the embassy for the past 36 hours, and in fact has lit into them frequently in the past on the topic of Egypt. She’s tweeted before too about having friends in the Copt community there, so this is no academic exercise in punditry. The stronger the Brotherhood gets, the more dangerous the situation becomes for the Copts and for the United States. Go figure that she’s more worried about the president’s reaction than Mitt Romney’s.

Speaking of the embassy, I’d sure like some more details on what this exchange is all about:

“Ikhwanweb” is the English-language account of the Muslim Brotherhood. The embassy didn’t specify what they saw on the MB’s Arab-language feeds, but this story on Ahram Online will give you an idea:

This reconciliatory tweet, however, was posted while the Brotherhood’s Arabic-language Twitter account and its official website were both praising the protests — staged against a US-made film judged defamatory towards Islam — and calling for a million man march on Friday.

One Arabic language article on the Brotherhood’s site sported the headline ‘Egyptians rise to defend the Prophet’.

The Times of Israel has much, much more about the Brotherhood’s reaction, including their calls to criminalize insults to Islam. It’s a long tradition in the Arab world for leaders to say one thing in English for international audiences and something else entirely for domestic consumption; Arafat in particular was infamous for talking out of both sides of his mouth. If the embassy has reason to believe that the Brotherhood supports what happened yesterday, which of course it does, I sure do wish the Foreign-Policy President would share that information with the American public. Might be relevant to the question of whether Egypt is or isn’t still an “ally,” no?


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Bmore will do.

CW on September 13, 2012 at 7:45 PM

So, are we going to get a post about the really bad NBC/WSJ polls of OH, VA and FL?

andy85719 on September 13, 2012 at 7:15 PM

If you’re going to go all eeyore over every poll, you need to stop following politics.

wargamer6 on September 13, 2012 at 7:49 PM

CW on September 13, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Now I checked. Wow. I did not know Morris was that bad.

But even a blind squirrel..

This is from a Huff Post article of June 2009:

Below are some nuggets that I pulled from Morris’ regular column in The Hill.

But before you read them, I want to point out his latest prediction about President Obama in his most recent column, titled “The Obama presidency: Here comes socialism”:

“Obama’s name will be mud by 2012 and probably by 2010 as well. And the Republican Party will make big gains and regain much of its lost power.”

Got that? Morris predicts an Obama collapse and a GOP renewal.

He needs 2012 to look really good in 2009.

IlikedAUH2O on September 13, 2012 at 7:49 PM

I thought about calling libfreeforlife by the name he meant to choose when he signed up. Can you believe the troll blew the spelling of his own moniker? He’s a professor no less. Funny!!! Funnier still is that he actually admitted the mistake. You can’t make this stuff up. Lol! I wish Axe would finish up on the screenplay. Should make a great movie. ; )

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 7:43 PM

Yes, I can believe the liblet’s own screw up. After decades of liberal plans and programs, what has gotten fixed?

For fun among us at HA (liberals excluded…FU if you don;t like it), how about we Conservatives and Republicans assign a song to each liblet? And, once we do, we call them to sing it every time they post, as a response to them?

Just for our own entertainment. Given the Conservatives here, this could be really entertaining!

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 7:50 PM

@kirstenpowers10

Wrong, wrong, so wrong: @USATODAY: Why Sam Bacile deserves arrest http://t.co/mK2s68MK by Anthea Butler

@kirstenpowers10

Oh and btw, the “Republican’s abhor Romney’s statement on Cairo” meme is BS: http://t.co/Ans0JI3W & http://t.co/Y4rfFFR4

Flora Duh on September 13, 2012 at 7:52 PM

I’ll start Bmore, to libfree…the song, “You’re Out of Touch.”

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 7:52 PM

CW on September 13, 2012 at 7:45 PM

; )

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Just for our own entertainment. Given the Conservatives here, this could be really entertaining!

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 7:50 PM

I like it! Kinda like a caption contest for trolls, only in tune. Potential for great fun. ; )

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Mitt Romney: Bravo!

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/09/mitt-romney-bravo.html

M2RB: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 7:55 PM

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/revealed-inside-story-of-us-envoys-assassination-8135797.html

According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and “lockdown”, under which movement is severely restricted.

Independent is not a conservative newspaper.

Can Barry and Hillary answer why no action was taken after the State Department was warned?

bayview on September 13, 2012 at 7:55 PM

Independent is not a conservative newspaper.

bayview on September 13, 2012 at 7:55 PM

It will be a conservative paper by the time our press gets done with them.

CW on September 13, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Found it! It’s a Wall Street Journal Poll. Hopefully Ed will analyze.

HotAirLib on September 13, 2012 at 7:37 PM

Hopefully the press will start covering ALL the news, and not just what makes Obama bin Biden look good. Oh well, one can hope….

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 7:57 PM

I like it! Kinda like a caption contest for trolls, only in tune. Potential for great fun. ; )

Bmore on September 13, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Just to shut them down. When you said to HAL to sing ‘Daisy’, you made a call so totally unique it can’t be beat.

The trolls need to be stopped, by popular demand. And with humor, because liberals take themselves soooo seriously.

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 7:59 PM

Plus, it’s been my experience with liberal women, they will call out to the Almighty every now and then, thus giving me hope for them. ;-)

Fake..,fake,fake fake, fake,fake.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on September 13, 2012 at 7:59 PM

https://twitter.com/kirstenpowers10/status/245977793937149952

I am not a fan of KP, but this was well stated. She was noticeably missing from the Fox panel tonight. I also found this story a bit disturbing.

http://freebeacon.com/podesta-in-cairo/

he companies whose representatives John Podesta accompanied to Egypt have collectively spent millions on firms run by his brother and sister-in-law, records show.

They include Boeing, Raytheon, Eli Lilly and Company, Johnson and Johnson, Lockheed Martin, Credit Suisse, Google Inc., Oracle, Pfizer, and General Electric.

None of the companies commented on the trip when approached by the Free Beacon.

FLconservative on September 13, 2012 at 8:00 PM

“Obama’s name will be mud by 2012 and probably by 2010 as well. And the Republican Party will make big gains and regain much of its lost power.”

Got that? Morris predicts an Obama collapse and a GOP renewal.

He needs 2012 to look really good in 2009.

IlikedAUH2O on September 13, 2012 at 7:49 PM

Considering that Obama turns everything he touches into manure, Morris just might get what he needs.

Terrye on September 13, 2012 at 8:02 PM

From Drudge headline story about attack:

In the meantime a Marine Corps FAST Anti-Terrorism Reaction Team has already arrived in the country from a base in Spain and other personnel are believed to be on the way.

The REAL question is:

will the Marines have real bullets of BP style bean bags?

Don’t want to offend anyone, do we????

fred5678 on September 13, 2012 at 8:07 PM

Hopefully the press will start covering ALL the news, and not just what makes Obama bin Biden look good. Oh well, one can hope….

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Don’t look to our press. Took a left-leaning UK paper to disclose that the U.S. knew the that Libyan consulate was targeted for attack, and did nothing.

According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and “lockdown”, under which movement is severely restricted.

And it gets worse.

The US administration is now facing a crisis in Libya. Sensitive documents have gone missing from the consulate in Benghazi and the supposedly secret location of the “safe house” in the city, where the staff had retreated, came under sustained mortar attack. Other such refuges across the country are no longer deemed “safe”.

Some of the missing papers from the consulate are said to list names of Libyans who are working with Americans, putting them potentially at risk from extremist groups, while some of the other documents are said to relate to oil contracts.

One saving grace to the story, it now seems likely that Ambassador Stevens was already dead of smoke inhalation by the time the mob got him.

Mr Stevens, it is believed, was left in the building by the rest of the staff after they failed to find him in dense smoke caused by a blaze which had engulfed the building. He was discovered lying unconscious by local people and taken to a hospital, the Benghazi Medical Centre, where, according to a doctor, Ziad Abu Ziad, he died from smoke inhalation.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 8:08 PM

Yes, the world is upside down.

The feds are investigating the filmmaker, to arrest him under any pretext.

The press has found his home and are surrounding him in hysteria. It’s only a matter of time before some radical Islamist comes and kills him.

No one on the news, again, is talking about the actual unraveling of the Middle East, thanks to Obama.

PattyJ on September 13, 2012 at 8:12 PM

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 8:08 PM

When you linked to the disastrous rescue from the consulate the other night, I said this just goes from bad to worse, and it seems it is not done yet. Now Obama, Biden, Kerry and Hillary are going to be responsible for the deaths of the Libyans helping us.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:17 PM

So lets recap.

0bama decides to oust Gaddafi, who forged a new, more stable relationship under Bush 43, for no clear national interest or reason.

He uses a NO-FLY Zone to bomb tanks which apparently are flying, and to destroy Gaddafi’s ground forces, unconstitutionally refusing to consult Congress while doing so.

He then, after having used U.S. military power to kill a lot of Libyan citizens who supported Gaddafi, leaves the embassy in Benghazi unprotected on 9/11, despite advance warning, and despite the fact that many pro-Gaddafi people remained in Benghazi, with blood vengeace to exact on Americans.

This is far worse than any Bush failing in Iraq.

This entire incident should be printed on the presidential ballot in 57 languages, with a “Yes” and “No” box to check for the fire/re-hire decision.

Oh, and a traditional president, following the rules, accepts Secretary-of-State Clinton’s resignation tomorrow.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:30 PM

When you linked to the disastrous rescue from the consulate the other night, I said this just goes from bad to worse, and it seems it is not done yet. Now Obama, Biden, Kerry and Hillary are going to be responsible for the deaths of the Libyans helping us.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Cyrus Vance would have resigned.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:34 PM

When you linked to the disastrous rescue from the consulate the other night, I said this just goes from bad to worse, and it seems it is not done yet. Now Obama, Biden, Kerry and Hillary are going to be responsible for the deaths of the Libyans helping us.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Hold your breath for tomorrow’s Jumu’ah– the Friday prayer– and accompanying sermon in mosques all over the world. We may see how much worse this can get.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 8:37 PM

Cyrus Vance would have resigned.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Dang, I AM old, I knew who you meant! None of these people think they have done anything wrong.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Hold your breath for tomorrow’s Jumu’ah– the Friday prayer– and accompanying sermon in mosques all over the world. We may see how much worse this can get.

de rigueur on September 13, 2012 at 8:37 PM

I hope all our people are evacuated and then I hope they (muslims) kill each other all day long.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:41 PM

I believe the word “Morsi” is arabic for “hellfire target”.

MTF on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Cyrus Vance would have resigned.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Dang, I AM old, I knew who you meant! None of these people think they have done anything wrong.

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:39 PM

No one resigns anymore on principle. NO ONE. They only leave for greener pastures, a la Rahm Emanuel.

Secretary of State Clinton has too much invested in her political career, because she has very little fallback, except to wash Bill’s boxers.

A dignified Secretary of State would submit his/her resignation to the president tomorrow, to become a firewall to protect him.

If Washington was functioning as it did even 20 years ago, Hillary Clinton must resign in response to the sacking of our embassies despite prior warning.

If she doesn’t resign, it’s going to consume 0bama.

Now…. I’d rather she stay, and let the SOB take the heat… but, as an American who does not wish my government to become more of a laughing stock than it is, Hillary Clinton must resign.

I hope that Limbaugh and Hannity realize that the resignation of the Secretary of State is warranted, under the current situation.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Everything you say is true, especially the part where nothing will be done by them or to them. I am starting to think the country is lost. No, not really. They need to all go in November though!

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:49 PM

I have been engaged in a running battle for two days now with two large nests of yellow jackets near my front door.

I hadn’t noticed them building the nests. It wasn’t until I innocently walked out my front door Tuesday and one of them stuung me in the head without provocation, that I noticed the large nests that they had built, and their aggressive flight near my door. I was stung three times, without provocation, later that day.

For two days now I have been leaving my back door unlocked, walking as close to the nests over the front porch as I dare, with two large cans of hornet killer in my hands, blasting the nests full force, and running around back, into the house.

Each time I look, there are fewer hornets going in and out of the nests. I’ve given them about 10 doses now.

Why won’t they learn?

I really didn’t want to kill them; but one hornet that decided to sting me for no reason just doomed the entire colony.

I’m down to the last few now, but won’t stop until there’s not one hornet left to sting me as I come and go.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:51 PM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

The little buggers go for your ears too, they seem to know that’s where it hurts the most.

Pet peeve, yes, no one gets fired anymore, and no one quits in disgrace. It’s one of the signs that our society has gone soft. No consequences, no responsibilities.

slickwillie2001 on September 13, 2012 at 9:05 PM

PAPER: U.S. WARNED OF EMBASSY ATTACK BUT DID NOTHING

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/revealed-inside-story-of-us-envoys-assassination-8135797.html

Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s all Bush, Romney, and Terry Jones’ fault.

The Obama administration is blameless.

“I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you’re not patriotic. We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration.”

- Hillary Clinton, 2003

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Does anyone know where the president is?

Are reporters ready to spring questions on him the second he steps off his private jet?

WHERE IS FRIKKIN’ SAM DONALDSON?

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

The media’s going to get this clown elected again.

Oxymoron on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

When the Koranimals have eatn all the foreigners, they will turn on each other….it’s traditional.

dirtengineer on September 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

How people cannot or simply continue to refuse to acknowledge the obvious fact that the American MSM/Press is the number one enemy America’s Constitutional Republic has in this World.

aposematic on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

How people cannot or simply continue to refuse to acknowledge the obvious fact that the American MSM/Press is the number one enemy America’s Constitutional Republic has in this World.

aposematic on September 13, 2012 at 9:18 PM

THIS.

If I am on a death-penalty jury, and the defendants have narrowed down to either the president, or the heads of MSNBC, CNN, CBS, NBC and ABC, I vote the needle for the media bosses and let the president live.

Presidents come and go.

The MSM continues to collapse our nation.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Islam sucks, Muslims are its suckers, and Mohammad is its suckiest.

profitsbeard on September 13, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Thank God for KP being an honest Democrat. I was really starting to feel like everything was upside down and I couldn’t recognize my country. This is a good portion of Democrats used to look like on foreign policy before the blame America first crowd took over.

willamettevalley on September 13, 2012 at 10:18 PM

i commented earlier today that the difference between the Fox and msnbc new coverage of the libya crisis was “surreal.

KP, at the end of the day is an American. Its against our nature to watch a fellow American drug naked through the streets of a foreign country.

Folks, as of now (doesn’t mean i won’t kvetch after he wins the election) but imma gonna vote romney.

gag me with a maggot.

renalin on September 13, 2012 at 10:34 PM

KP is the dems version of peggy noonan – but younger and far more attractive. She will be shunned by the dems while Noonan is revered by the rhinos and detested by the rest of the republicans.

Fuquay Steve on September 13, 2012 at 10:50 PM

gag me with a maggot.

renalin on September 13, 2012 at 10:34 PM

I’d be happy to do it with something explosive or massive if it got the job done :)_

tom daschle concerned on September 13, 2012 at 10:53 PM

i commented earlier today that the difference between the Fox and msnbc new coverage of the libya crisis was “surreal.

KP, at the end of the day is an American. Its against our nature to watch a fellow American drug naked through the streets of a foreign country.

Folks, as of now (doesn’t mean i won’t kvetch after he wins the election) but imma gonna vote romney.

gag me with a maggot.

renalin on September 13, 2012 at 10:34 PM

All party affiliations aside, we are Americans. The guy in there right now is a disaster for all of us. What would a second term bring? He’s just getting warmed up. America’s like an F-14 fighter – which was old enough that it required a lot of pilot skill – with a 10-year-old at the controls.

Your vote for Romney would be a vote away from crazy unpredictable rookie danger in the form of 0bama.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 10:57 PM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 10:57 PM

its what separates us from the pikers. we can’t vote against our country, ergo we must vote for Romney.

renalin on September 13, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Pic & Reminder of the Day: “We Are Americans And We Have A Right To Debate And Disagree With Any Administration.”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/09/reminder-of-day-we-are-americans-and-we.html

M2RB: Queen, Wembley Stadium

Resist We Much on September 13, 2012 at 11:23 PM

She wants to continue to get the fat check from Fox.

She’s as shallow as is Gretchen on the other side. Never found her intelligent. Over here she’s been hyped for years.

Schadenfreude on September 13, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Folks, as of now (doesn’t mean i won’t kvetch after he wins the election) but imma gonna vote romney.
gag me with a maggot.
renalin on September 13, 2012 at 10:34 PM

I know. I’m on the verge of actually putting a Romney sign in my yard. O.O

pannw on September 13, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Oh Good Lord, she’s gonna hate that she’s looked at favorbaly on HA.

Don’t you all know that we are the devil incarnate…

ccrosby on September 14, 2012 at 12:32 AM

It helps the Liberal cause to appear to be sane every once in a while.

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 14, 2012 at 5:45 AM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Everything you say is true, especially the part where nothing will be done by them or to them. I am starting to think the country is lost. No, not really. They need to all go in November though!

Night Owl on September 13, 2012 at 8:49 PM

+10

Then we need to put all the dishonest, seditious, and useful idiot main stream reporters in the block and exact vengeance. I hope everybody is keeping track of who they are, along with the anti-constitutional political appointees. They need attitude readjustments and re-education.

Old Country Boy on September 14, 2012 at 9:11 AM

About Egypt, Obama and Islam Pat Condell has said it all so well (as usual):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQ3KOZCM91c&list=UUWOkEnBl5TO4SCLfSlosjgg&index=4&feature=plcp

Chessplayer on September 14, 2012 at 9:42 AM

Now, we hold our breath in hopes Romney doesn’t come out and apologize. You just never know.

JellyToast on September 14, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Insane?

Romney’s statement is definitely bad taste, looking for free score points.

We don’t have a hostage like in 1980 as many Conservative pundits are trying to insinuate.

We have a casualty, although not as many as compared to 9/11 attack. But we have a US Ambassador who died serving this country.

Romney Campaign callously made the statement. Be honest, Mittbots. His statement is more of a “bad taste campaign strategy looking for points” at the wake of a dead American ambassador than a “strategic/informed analysis of the situation”.

Even the tingling-between-my-legs Chrissie Matthews called a “time out” to his daily dose of slandering Bush2 at the wake of 9/11 tragedy.

Romney should have waited like what Reagan did in 1980. Reagan waited for Carter to make the first move in using the 1980 Hostage drama in Iran into his campaign. Later, Reagan vigorously attacked Carter to every misstep of his Administration in handling the situation.

Aahh! The lust for power by the GOP-E is sometimes its own greatest weakness. It forgot that patience is always a virtue.

No wonder why Romney’s poll numbers are down despite of the insanities of Obamao Administration.

TheAlamos on September 14, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Wondering if people were behaving like maniacs over criticisms of this film-maker or his movie, would the critics then be silent?

ohellno on September 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM

Now, we hold our breath in hopes Romney doesn’t come out and apologize. You just never know.

JellyToast on September 14, 2012 at 9:50 AM

In politics, always expect the worst.

TheAlamos on September 14, 2012 at 10:18 AM

There’s alot to digest about this story. Hayes put a great big circle around the key point of the issue in his remarks at 6:40 of the clip. The media bias is most reflected in how they decide what is news: The story of the week is the collapse of Obama’s foreign policy, and not whether Romney made a gaffe in his remarks.

For the record, Romney’s remarks were dead on. But he badly bungled the politics of his response. If he had said the essentially same thing in a slightly different matter, he could have scored huge points against Obama without taking this beating from the press. This incident is not as bad as McCain’s blunder of suspending his campaign, but it does make me nervous about whether Romney might wind up blowing this election.

One thing that I know for sure is that right-wingers whining about the unfairness of media bias isn’t going to beat Obama. Nobody cares about that. We need to be smarter than them to win; that’s all there is to it.

ghostwriter on September 14, 2012 at 10:40 AM

Then we need to put all the dishonest, seditious, and useful idiot main stream reporters in the block and exact vengeance. I hope everybody is keeping track of who they are, along with the anti-constitutional political appointees. They need attitude readjustments and re-education.

Old Country Boy on September 14, 2012 at 9:11 AM

They really are: just. so. frickin’. dumb. I really can’t believe how vapid, stupid, and shallow most of these media hacks are. They won’t stop to question their preconceptions for a second. This is just like following a sports team for them: They’re are going to root for their guys no matter what–blindly, unquestioningly loyal. It really is unbelievable.

ghostwriter on September 14, 2012 at 10:45 AM

No one resigns anymore on principle. NO ONE. They only leave for greener pastures, a la Rahm Emanuel.

Secretary of State Clinton has too much invested in her political career, because she has very little fallback, except to wash Bill’s boxers.

A dignified Secretary of State would submit his/her resignation to the president tomorrow, to become a firewall to protect him.

If Washington was functioning as it did even 20 years ago, Hillary Clinton must resign in response to the sacking of our embassies despite prior warning.

If she doesn’t resign, it’s going to consume 0bama.

Now…. I’d rather she stay, and let the SOB take the heat… but, as an American who does not wish my government to become more of a laughing stock than it is, Hillary Clinton must resign.

I hope that Limbaugh and Hannity realize that the resignation of the Secretary of State is warranted, under the current situation.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 8:45 PM

Spot on!! The truth is that there are several Democratic members (and former members) of the Senate that should have resigned in the wake of the Iraq war: The folks that voted for the war, and later turned against on the grounds that Bush had deceived them should have resigned, because they made–if you believe their story–a terrible error in judgment on a crucial issue for the country. This cohort of failed Democratic sentors, of course, includes Hillary. Instead of resigning, she asked voters for–and very nearly received–a promotion, playing the victim on her failure.

Heads need to roll here, and it shouldn’t be some low-level functionary. Good luck with that though, because they’ll never admit that their strategy was wrong. They’ll just try to spin it.

ghostwriter on September 14, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Thank God for KP being an honest Democrat. I was really starting to feel like everything was upside down and I couldn’t recognize my country. This is a good portion of Democrats used to look like on foreign policy before the blame America first crowd took over.

willamettevalley on September 13, 2012 at 10:18 PM

I suspect that she’ll be one of us within the next five years or so if the Dems don’t tack back to the middle.

ghostwriter on September 14, 2012 at 10:57 AM

And the only papers talking about the actual attack and what led up to it are British!

In the US papers, it’s all about the filmmaker! In Eric Holder’s worst offense yet, he sicced the whole freaking government on him and exposed him. Holder is responsible for anything that happens to him.

PattyJ on September 14, 2012 at 11:07 AM

Does anyone know where the president is?

Are reporters ready to spring questions on him the second he steps off his private jet?

WHERE IS FRIKKIN’ SAM DONALDSON?

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 9:13 PM

According to the White House schedule once he and Crazy Joe finish their Wagyu beef Po-Boys he has about three or four hours for a nap before another fundraiser this evening……….

Tenwheeler on September 14, 2012 at 1:11 PM

I’m impressed. Kiersten Powers gets it and spells it out in a panel. My hat is off to her. A breath of fresh air from a liberal. Who would have thought?

nikophil on September 16, 2012 at 9:11 AM

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