White House: On second thought, Egypt is still kinda sorta an “ally”

posted at 4:01 pm on September 13, 2012 by Allahpundit

I’m not sure what this has to do with Romney’s gaffes, but I thought I’d toss it out there while we’re waiting on more gaffe news.

Alternate headline: “‘Foreign-Policy President’ terrible at foreign policy.”

“I don’t think that we would consider them an ally, but we don’t consider them an enemy,” Obama said. “They’re a new government that is trying to find its way. They were democratically elected. I think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident.”

That comment had Egypt watchers scratching their heads, especially since technically, Egypt was designated as a Major Non-NATO Ally in 1989 when Congress first passed the law creating that status, which gives them special privileges in cooperating with the United States, especially in the security and technology areanas…

“I think folks are reading way too much into this,” Vietor said. “‘Ally’ is a legal term of art. We don’t have a mutual defense treaty with Egypt like we do with our NATO allies. But as the president has said, Egypt is longstanding and close partner of the United States, and we have built on that foundation by supporting Egypt’s transition to democracy and working with the new government.”…

Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.

Egypt is indeed a U.S. ally as a matter of federal statute, although I wouldn’t put anything past a guy who defied the War Powers Act on Libya when it comes to ignoring laws duly enacted by Congress. In fairness to him, though, (a) statute or no, a country run by the Muslim Brotherhood is in no meaningful sense an “ally” of the United States and (b) I think his point last night, that at the moment Egypt isn’t an ally in the meaningful sense of the word, was clear enough. If you want to be annoyed with him, be annoyed that he apparently dropped that rhetorical bomb spontaneously, without discussing it with his diplomatic staff first. Who knows how the Muslim Brotherhood or the Salafists might exploit a cold shoulder like that from the president of the United States to consolidate power in Egypt. Obama wasn’t thinking of that, of course; he was thinking, as always, of his own reelection, knowing that he had to say something mildly disapproving of Egypt while voters here are ticked off over the swarming of the embassy. So he covered his own ass and gambled that what he said won’t come back to bite him later. Because he’s the Foreign-Policy President, you see.

For your entertainment, one of the more awkward press conference exchanges you’ll ever see. The State Department still considers Egypt an ally, it’s just their boss who’s a little iffy on the concept. Let’s call this clip “Smart Power.”


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I sure hope that Vietor is able to explain what “legal term of art” is to President Morsi soon’

It is hard enough to know what polititians are saying and now we have to have an understanding of “legal art” ?

Somehow, I doubt Obama was thinking alond the lines of “legal terms of art” when he answered the question.
He clearly meant that Egypt would have to earn our trust.
Legal bsing it will not fly with me.

Jabberwock on September 13, 2012 at 4:25 PM

I will go to Egypt … and play golf.

- The Imbecile Commie

OhEssYouCowboys on September 13, 2012 at 4:26 PM

It all depends on what the definition of “is” is.

The Rogue Tomato on September 13, 2012 at 4:26 PM

“Damn, I’m so good at this job. I know more about foreign policy than my advisors. I’m a better ambassador than my ambassadors.”

- Bambi O’bamba

PackerBronco on September 13, 2012 at 4:26 PM

Man, who was that man pressing her so hard? Get him on the WH Press Corps, or on CNN, or at the NYTimes.

dgarone on September 13, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Guess who’ll be losing his press credentials in 3… 2… 1…

What a befuddled look she had on her face.

vcferlita on September 13, 2012 at 4:14 PM

That’s Victoria Nuland’s regular expression – she always looks like she’s in waaaay over her head.

Hill60 on September 13, 2012 at 4:26 PM

If this is The Smartest Guy in the Room, what does this say about the room?

squint on September 13, 2012 at 4:18 PM

It’s empty.

AubieJon on September 13, 2012 at 4:22 PM

the chair at the front sure is!

bada bump tss!

ted c on September 13, 2012 at 4:26 PM

Obama is waiting for Morsi to post his golf handicap prior to saying for sure whether he is an ally or not.

Deano1952 on September 13, 2012 at 4:22 PM

Ever notice how the MSM never reports Obama’s golf scores?

Tiger Woods’ score are top news, but not Obama’s.

Why is that?

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 4:27 PM

isn’t Huma Abedin, Hillary’s handmaiden and Anthony (The meat Tweeter) Weiner’s wife related to some Muslim Brotherhood homies????

ted c on September 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

And the MSM accused Romney of sending “mixed messages”!!!

What the hell are our allies supposed to make of this?

LASue on September 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

TFG: “EGYPT? Oh, I thought you said, ‘England.’”

Christien on September 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Total amateur hour.

Kunta Kinte hardest hit.

BuckeyeSam on September 13, 2012 at 4:29 PM

The moose are quite lovely.

Doughboy on September 13, 2012 at 4:19 PM

A Møøse once bit my sister … No realli!

Midas on September 13, 2012 at 4:29 PM

Obama is Obama. Obama should be able to say whatever he wants, whenever he wants. That he’ll meet with Iran dinnerjacketPresidentguy. That Egypt is not an ally. That cops acted stupidly. That Romney shoots first and aims later. That I, I, I, uh, uh, uh ………. Uh.

Paul-Cincy on September 13, 2012 at 4:29 PM

Q: Mr President, is Egypt an ally?

A: I delegated the authority to determine who is an ally to a team at the state department. But if I were to guess, I’d say they probably aren’t????

portlandon on September 13, 2012 at 4:29 PM

Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.

…wouldn’t be shocked if the moderators of the debates are feeding his staff the questions to be asked ahead of time…so he can use the telepromters during the ‘debate’.

KOOLAID2 on September 13, 2012 at 4:30 PM

Who is the reporter who asked the tough questions?
If he’s not from Fox News, I’ll be shocked.

LASue on September 13, 2012 at 4:31 PM

“The question about whether Egypt is an ally or not, is above my pay grade.”

– Bambi O’bamaramarama

PackerBronco on September 13, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Follow The Pappy Plan for Foreign policy.

1. If they kill one of us, we kill 1,000 of them.

Let’s see how that works.

PappyD61 on September 13, 2012 at 4:20 PM

That does not sound like a bad plan.

Terrye on September 13, 2012 at 4:32 PM

With ally’s like this, who needs enemies?

redguy on September 13, 2012 at 4:32 PM

…so, when’s Joe Biteme the foriegn policy expert going to weigh in on this?

KOOLAID2 on September 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM

I think I know what happened here.

Obama was thinking of Ally Bank. Ally Bank used to be GMAC Bank, the finance arm of GM. Ally is now owned in large part by U.S. taxpayers, thanks to Obama’s multi-billion-dollar bailout of GM.

Ally Bank, much like Egypt, is a black hole down which Obama has pissed away billions of U.S. taxpayer dollars. So you can see how Obama might confuse the two.

AZCoyote on September 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM

“Isn’t Ally an evil bank?”
/SCOAMF

Bitter Clinger on September 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Y’all, we have to admit that, when The Commie Imbecile wants to illustrate the perils of affirmative action, he does a pretty damn good job.

At last, he is very good at something.

OhEssYouCowboys on September 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM

So, who was that masked man asking such a well-informed question? I haven’t heard such an educated press person in my life.

He’ll be the subject of an IRS audit by morning.

Hannibal on September 13, 2012 at 4:35 PM

…so, when’s Joe Biteme the foriegn policy expert going to weigh in on this?

KOOLAID2 on September 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Romney’s gonna put your goats in chains.
Inept/Ignorant 2012

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Is the Obama Administration an ally?

Americans want to know.

PappyD61 on September 13, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Obama said. “They’re a new government that is trying to find its way. They were democratically elected. I think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident.”

We want to know how you’re going to respond to it, choom-head!

SailorMark on September 13, 2012 at 4:35 PM

“Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.”

Err, so I guess that’s supposed to make us feel better? Our president is so inexperienced and unsophisticated in foreign affairs that he needs every word scripted for him or else he’s liable to do something embarassing like bow to a foreign leader or say someone’s not an ally. Nice. 4 more years?

smfic on September 13, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Hello, Israel! How ya doin’!

- Stupid Joe
[gone to Cairo]

OhEssYouCowboys on September 13, 2012 at 4:36 PM

BTW the film seems to be a fairly accurate description of the life of Mohammad all derived from Islams OWN writings about him in the Hadith. They describe how he married his favorite wife Aisha when she was 6 YEARS OLD and CONSUMMATED that marriage when she was NINE YEARS OLD in the intervening years he used to pleasure her by rubbing her between her thighs on his knee. He was also a SLAVE OWNING WARLORD and demanded, and got, 20% of all the booty his Muslim thugs took when they raided caravans. He also took is choice of the women captured as his SEX SLAVES. The men and boys he had BEHEADED. Including 900 male members of a Jewish Tribe the Muslims captured , Mohammad made one of their leaders women his WIFE the same day he had him beheaded. Its all there in ISLAMS OWN writings on the life of Mohammad.

RasThavas on September 13, 2012 at 4:05 PM

Lovely, if true, and I have no reason to doubt you. A lot of this is already out there.

Paul-Cincy on September 13, 2012 at 4:36 PM

In other words, it better be in the teleprompter or Odumbo is liable to say any stupid thing that comes to mind.

UnderstandingisPower on September 13, 2012 at 4:39 PM

…wouldn’t be shocked if the moderators of the debates are feeding his staff the questions to be asked ahead of time…so he can use the telepromters during the ‘debate’.

KOOLAID2 on September 13, 2012 at 4:30 PM

This IS how the debates will happen… Except, the trouble for Barry will be when Mitt slams him on unscripted points just as he did to Newton in FL. At that moment, Barry cries, stutters and has a head-pounding tantrum. Moderators and pundits will ignore this display, however.

Slainte on September 13, 2012 at 4:40 PM

It will be nice toonce again have someone in our house who actually gives a rat’s rear about our naton.

This idiot’s toast.

kingsjester on September 13, 2012 at 4:40 PM

Hello, Israel! How ya doin’!

- Stupid Joe
[gone to Cairo]

OhEssYouCowboys on September 13, 2012 at 4:36 PM

You would definitely see the religion of pieces come out.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Obama’s version of the “who’s on first” routine, foreign policy style. And just a mere 24 hrs after he accused Romney of being the guy that is “shooting first and aiming later.” So typical.

rcpjr on September 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM

“Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.”

Not only that but the question was not anticipated, Does that mean every question asked of him to date has been prearranged and the answer given? Damn!

D-fusit on September 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM

The answer to the ally question will come tomorrow.
Not sure what Egypt’s yut will do, but our embassy better be protected.
The Clerics will be having a field day at morning prayers.

Jabberwock on September 13, 2012 at 4:43 PM

This is a poor jest.

sandbagger on September 13, 2012 at 4:44 PM

I pray this idiot’s day of reckoning comes on November 6. I honestly don’t see how we survive 4 more years of this.

matthew8787 on September 13, 2012 at 4:44 PM

And the MSM accused Romney of sending “mixed messages”!!!

What the hell are our allies supposed to make of this?

LASue on September 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

According to MSM presentations, everyone in history is simply too beneath Obama (and the MSM)to fully grasp his brilliance and magnificence.

We’re all just a bunch of Philistines, don’tcha know? /

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 4:46 PM

This State dept is a ‘”freakin nightmare” in the way the lovely Mona Lisa Vito would say.

Geeez. Bring back the Secret Service prostitution crap, anything but this.

Please.

FlaMurph on September 13, 2012 at 4:46 PM

BHO: I’ll need to check with Valerie to see what I think…

d1carter on September 13, 2012 at 4:48 PM

I want to see that serial failure Anne Peterson explain the issue to the Muslim Brotherhood. If she ever returns to her embassy post in Cairo. Before the Marines she ordered disarmed get swarmed tomorrow.

rayra on September 13, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Not only that but the question was not anticipated, Does that mean every question asked of him to date has been prearranged and the answer given? Damn!

D-fusit on September 13, 2012 at 4:42 PM

.
This really is not any different than having those UN-BIASED reporters who colluded to coordinate their questions and try to corner Super Mitt at his Embassy meltdown presser.

The Emperor not only has no clothes…..he needs to be spoon fed.

FlaMurph on September 13, 2012 at 4:50 PM

isn’t Huma Abedin, Hillary’s handmaiden and Anthony (The meat Tweeter) Weiner’s wife related to some Muslim Brotherhood homies????

ted c on September 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

her mother is BFFs with the Egyptian President’s wife. Muslim Sisterhood. Right there in Hillary’s slumber party.

rayra on September 13, 2012 at 4:52 PM

FlaMurph on September 13, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Exactly

I loathe the media almost as much as I do SCOMAF, almost.

D-fusit on September 13, 2012 at 4:52 PM

McCain would have handled all this soooo much better. Despite his shortcomings, I still feel that he was very much the better candidate.

Unfortunately, it is doubtful that this latest incidence of dumb-a$$edness on the part of the Emperor Jones will not trickle down very much to the rank and file voters.

Dr. ZhivBlago on September 13, 2012 at 4:53 PM

“Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.”

How I wish Mark Steyn could be a moderator at one (or better yet, all) of the presidential debates.

There’s a good reason why Obama had his flunkies tote his teleprompter into a classroom full of 6-year-olds when he went to speak to the kids. DingleBarry is a blithering idiot when he’s off script.

AZCoyote on September 13, 2012 at 4:56 PM

Instapundit had a link that kind of surprised me…this is Libya today I think..it seems there are some people over there not happy with the terrorists.

hmmmm

Terrye on September 13, 2012 at 4:57 PM

On Twitter:

The first adolescent POTUS to declare a new category of nation: Frenemy!

nor on September 13, 2012 at 4:58 PM

BTW – What happened in Lybia? Did an offical lybian security detail lead the ambassador and co to a safe house and then finger their whereabouts to the lynch mob? If so , what is Lybia doing about it? Someone have a link?

BoxHead1 on September 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM

In other news .. the feds release true name of filmaker ..

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/09/13/us-identifies-anti-muslim-filmmaker/

Oh, so responsible, these folks.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM

“Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.”

“I think that I’m a better speechwriter than my speechwriters,” Mr. Obama told Patrick Gaspard, his political director, at the start of the 2008 campaign, according to The New Yorker. “I know more about policies on any particular issue than my policy directors. And I’ll tell you right now that I’m going to think I’m a better political director than my political director.”

Indeed.

sandbagger on September 13, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Just heard on FNC .. Egyptian troops forced to actively defend emabassy in Cairo … crowds very dangerous, threatening.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:04 PM

Meanwhile…Scooter is voting “Present”…again.

kingsjester on September 13, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Every Time this mental-midget speaks off-prompter, we’re treated to his genius.

He’s a dope.

Come November, he’ll also be a loser.

Tim_CA on September 13, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Why is the left(Bob Beckel) so adamant about the reasons being different concerning the attacks in Libya and the attacks in Cairo..?

d1carter on September 13, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Not fair! Not fair! Nobody said this would be on the test!!!

The trouble with going to less than half of your classes is that you never know when you are going to miss crucial information that will be on an all-important pop-quiz.

Next time go to the security briefings, champ. Then you won’t look like such an ignoramus when the tough questions come up.

Lily on September 13, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.

So what they’re saying is that it’s some sort of acceptable excuse that 0bama wasn’t ready for the pitch and swung and missed.

Atsa real shovel-ready president for ya.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:12 PM

CNN Situation Room has a question up on facebook…they want to know what people think…Did Mitt Romney kill his chances of becoming president by his reaction to the violence in Egypt and Libya…the very question is obnoxious…for anyone who cares to tell them what you think here is a link

Terrye on September 13, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Listen you Kenyan jerk or whatever you are:

IF YOU WERE IN THE OVAL OFFICE INSTEAD OF IN COLORADO TODAY, YOU MIGHT HAVE HAD THE FOCUS TO ANSWER THE QUESTION CORRECTLY!

IMPEACH THIS SON OF PERDITION NOW!!!!

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Instead of spending 2 days dissecting, categorizing, and analyzing an authentic misstep of consequence gaffe nausem, state media will speak in hushed and reverent tones of legal definitions and nuances.

LetsBfrank on September 13, 2012 at 5:14 PM

The Kenyan jerk or whaever he is reminds me of an air-traffic controller refusing to go to the control tower, and instead insisting on directing LAX air traffic from hi smart phone while he’s partying at a club.

Fire this SOB already!

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Sorry I am missing letters in my comments – I am AS IRATE OR IRATER TAN MICHELLE MALKIN LAST NIGHT —

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. THIS NATIONAL DISGRACE MUST GO, NOW!

IMPEACH
IMPEACH
IMPEACH

LOCK THE OVAL OFFICE AND DON’T LET HIM BACK IN!

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Administration sources told The Cable that Obama’s “ally” comment was not pre-arranged or prepared by staff and that the question was not anticipated.

Was the Administration even asked about that or did they offer it up freely, you know, just for media consumption?

Dusty on September 13, 2012 at 5:16 PM

Tell the Egyptian crowds we are giving out free iPhone 5s at the embassy.

Wait until the right moment and drop a Daisy Cutter.

Rinse and repeat at every American embassy currently surrounded.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:18 PM

Question for everyone:

If this situation devolves to war, and 0bama refuses to consult the U.S. Congress, WHAT DO WE DO?

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:20 PM

The cops acted stupidly…

George, it’s not a tax…

Egypt is not our ally…

Shooting first, then aim.

Mallard T. Drake on September 13, 2012 at 5:22 PM

I hope the media will coordinate questions and statements of regret with the President so he can talk about how humiliating it is to be so important and misspeak.

Fleuries on September 13, 2012 at 5:22 PM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:20 PM

Dang, my psyche has struggled all day to NOT go there.
Eek.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:23 PM

“I don’t think that we would consider them an ally, but we don’t consider them an enemy,” Obama said. “They’re a new government that is trying to find its way. They were democratically elected. I think that we are going to have to see how they respond to this incident.”

The governments of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were democratically* elected too. I don’t recall previous administrations struggling with the question of whether they were allies or not.

*Relatively speaking of course.

RobertE on September 13, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Ah for the days when the Democrats claimed oral sex wasn’t sex.

rhombus on September 13, 2012 at 4:07 PM

They also said Lying Under Oath About Sex wasn’t a Felony offense.

Del Dolemonte on September 13, 2012 at 5:27 PM

OBAMA IS GOING TO GET US ALL KILLED.

Mutnodjmet on September 13, 2012 at 5:27 PM

Nothing goes on in Egypt now that isn’t blessed by the government.

Seriously, the US government has a little room, a tiny bit, make that teensy tiny, for not anticipating the the consequences of the Grand Mufti of Egypt on September 9th condemning the profaning of Mohammed with a video produced in the United States. There is no way on Allah’s green earth that the Muslim Brotherhood led Egyptian government wouldn’t know what the consequences would be. That they weren’t ready for it, that they did nothing to stop it, makes it clear that they consented to it happening.

Need more proof it was blessed? The mob didn’t go any further than the breaching of the wall. That was Morsi’s red line for the clerics.

Dusty on September 13, 2012 at 5:30 PM

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:20 PM

Dang, my psyche has struggled all day to NOT go there.
Eek.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:23 PM

I know this sounds dramatic.

This country is on the knife edge of an abyss. Today.

Look outside. See the trees. Hear the traffic. Look at the ignorant Americans walking around.

September 13, 2012:

America has an absent president.
The Oval office is empty.
Our embassies are surrounded.
Our flag is burning.
War is uncomfortably close.
The Constitution is in eclipse.

Black flag rising.

All patriots who are not mortally afraid for their country right now are not paying attention.

S.O.S.

DOT DOT DOT DASH DASH DASH DOT DOT DOT.

Hang the flag upside down.

All patriots watch carefully.

Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:31 PM

But don’t worry. His camp said those briefings are delivered to his residence, so he’ll read them once he’s done partying in Vegas.

That explains why he never gets to his office before 10am. He reads the daily briefings while nursing hangovers.

RobertE on September 13, 2012 at 5:31 PM

Inartful.

Oh, and boneheaded.

TexasDan on September 13, 2012 at 5:38 PM

I don’t think a beer summit will fix this.

ElectricPhase on September 13, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Spine of jelly.

Philly on September 13, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Any undecided or 0bama voter you knowm HAMMER with this:

“The Oval Office is empty while our embassies are surrounded. Where is the president?”

“Uh,,,,, I dunno, doing his president thing I guess.”

“NO! He’s in Las Vegas and Colorado raising money and schmoozing Democrat politicians!!”

“That’s not true. You’re lying. You’ve been watching Fox News again I guess.”

SLAP. SLAPSLAPSLAPSLAP.

Now is the time for all good men to slap the snot out of all their Democrat friends.

cane_loader on September 13, 2012 at 5:45 PM

I love this.
“I gonna refer you to the White House for further parsing on this.”
Lol.
Allow me to translate: “We didn’t have enough time to sit around a conference table and scrape-up the lies required to answer your question.”
Lol.
“Parsing.”

RedCrow on September 13, 2012 at 5:53 PM

Egypt is now just a blank slate upon which you can reflect whatever you want. If you think they should be an ally . . . then they are. If you think they shouldn’t be an ally . . . then they’re not. Simple!

TarheelBen on September 13, 2012 at 5:54 PM

El Presidente Nobelgenuis Downgrade needs a vacation….cause foreign politickin’ is hard…

workingclass artist on September 13, 2012 at 5:56 PM

El Presidente Nobelgenuis Downgrade needs a vacation….cause foreign politickin’ is hard…

workingclass artist on September 13, 2012 at 5:56 PM

I think you’re right. He would have done a better job just sucking on an ice cream cone on Martha’s Vineturd.

RovesChins on September 13, 2012 at 6:05 PM

I think the people in the Middle East are tired of getting droned for the last 10 years. I don’t think you can blame all these anti-US riots on a nonsensical youtube video.

ModerateMan on September 13, 2012 at 6:05 PM

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/12/weekinreview/12golf.html

Speaker Boehner, who has worked hard to maintain his single-digit handicap, is a better golfer than the president (by as many as 15 strokes, according to reliable estimates) and is not expected to dutifully tank his own game.

That puts Obama solidly in the 15-24 handicap range. Typical twice-a-month hacker.

peski on September 13, 2012 at 6:06 PM

Ever notice how the MSM never reports Obama’s golf scores?

Tiger Woods’ score are top news, but not Obama’s.

Why is that?

Liam on September 13, 2012 at 4:27 PM

peski on September 13, 2012 at 6:06 PM

That was for you…

peski on September 13, 2012 at 6:08 PM

In other news .. the feds release true name of filmaker ..

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/09/13/us-identifies-anti-muslim-filmmaker/

Oh, so responsible, these folks.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM

SQUIRREL !!!

Don’t look at Obama and his failures.

Don’t look at the reported “fact” that the State Department failed to secure the embassies on 9/11…..

…..DON’T LOOK ANYONE.

PappyD61 on September 13, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Get this out, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=fdc_1347560702

President of Egypt implicated in Benghazi attack?

Hat tip to above poster.
golembythehudson on September 13, 2012 at 4:08 PM

PappyD61 on September 13, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Perhaps the Podesta connections explain Obysmal’s back-pedaling. This is a peculiar nexus of coincidences and alliances.
http://thespeechatimeforchoosing.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/report-obama-cronies-in-egypt-looking-to-cash-in-as-embassies-attacked/

onlineanalyst on September 13, 2012 at 6:24 PM

OT: ‘Subtle’ Tweet attempting to link that film with Romney ..

@SamuelCookIII
“The only question I have is how much [filmaker's name Pambi doesn't want to repeat] has donated to the Romney campaign.”

Former OFA coordinator

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 6:28 PM

In other news .. the feds release true name of filmaker ..

http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/09/13/us-identifies-anti-muslim-filmmaker/

Oh, so responsible, these folks.

pambi on September 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM

What, no google map of his residence? Eric Holder is losing his touch!

slickwillie2001 on September 13, 2012 at 6:29 PM

The Amateur. The Empty Chair. President Zero. Who in Hell thinks this guy is qualified to run anything?

RobertMN on September 13, 2012 at 6:38 PM

I think the people in the Middle East are tired of getting droned for the last 10 years. I don’t think you can blame all these anti-US riots on a nonsensical youtube video.

ModerateMan on September 13, 2012 at 6:05 PM

Well, we didn’t start using drones to attack the bad guys until 2004, so your math is off.

Since they did in fact start in 2004, that means Chimpy Bush only got to use drones for 5 years. O’bamna has now been using them for almost 4 years.

In the almost 4 years O’bamna has been using drones, so far he’s killed almost 5 times as many people with drones than Bush did in 5 years of using them.

And yet It’s All Bush’s Fault.

Del Dolemonte on September 13, 2012 at 6:41 PM

“gaffes”=things that Romney says that the media doesn’t like.
.
The prime directive is ‘protect Prince Precious no matter what’.
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Welcome to Sarah Palin’s world, Mitz.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on September 13, 2012 at 6:45 PM

slickwillie2001 on September 13, 2012 at 6:29 PM

That story was leaked to the press by an unidentified person because that person was not allowed to discuss an ongoing investigation…LOL.

d1carter on September 13, 2012 at 6:48 PM

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