Obama: Sacked consulate and dead ambassador “bumps in the road”

posted at 10:01 am on September 24, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

The next of a few problematic statements from Barack Obama’s 60 Minutes interview comes to us from The Weekly Standard, which catches Obama in an least an unfortunate bit of phraseology.  Steve Kroft asks Obama whether the attacks on American embassies around the Muslim world, and especially in Libya and Egypt following Obama’s military and diplomatic interventions, had changed his mind about the Arab Spring.  Obama gives a you-gotta-break-a-few-eggs-to-make-an-omelette response that’s pretty inappropriate, considering the outcome in Benghazi:

Well, I’d said even at the time that this is going to be a rocky path. The question presumes that somehow we could have stopped this wave of change. I think it was absolutely the right thing for us to do to align ourselves with democracy, universal rights– a notion that– people have- to be able to– participate– in– their own governance. But I was pretty certain and continue to be pretty certain that there are going to be bumps in the road because– you know, in a lot of these places– the one organizing principle– has been Islam. The one part of society that hasn’t been controlled completely by the government. There are strains of extremism, and anti-Americanism, and anti-Western sentiment. And you know can be tapped into by demagogues. There will probably be some times where we bump up against some of these countries and have strong disagreements, but I do think that over the long term, we are more likely to get a Middle East and North Africa that is more peaceful, more prosperous and more aligned with our interests.

In the longer answer, Obama says that he didn’t have much choice in the matter — but that’s not true at all.  Obama actively pushed Hosni Mubarak to give up power a mere eight days after protests started in Tahrir Square, even though the government hadn’t done anything to suppress them.  Obama made the decision to bomb Libya and depose Moammar Qaddafi militarily, which had the unfortunate and totally predictable consequence of allowing al-Qaeda and other radical Islamist terror networks (Ansar al-Sharia, especially) carte blanche to operate in the eastern part of the country.  In both countries, Obama allowed critical power vacuums to arise that could only be filled by radical groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and these terror networks.

The violence isn’t a mere “bump in the road,” and neither are the rise of these groups to power.  They are going to be national-security concerns for the next several decades.  That’s the outcome we wanted to avoid, and the one reason why we allied ourselves with Mubarak and ended up in an arms-length relationship with Qaddafi.  The assassination of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and the sacking of the Benghazi consulate weren’t “bumps in the road,” either, unless one thinks that kind of thing is normal even between diplomatic antagonists.

Finally, listen to Obama explain about how democratization trumped American security concerns in the region and the calculus of our alliances.  With that in mind, care to guess what the Saudis might be thinking?  I’d guess that they’re recalculating their own alliances to avoid becoming “bumps” in Obama’s road.


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CurtZHP on September 24, 2012 at 10:03 AM

The insensitive, incompetent dolt is lost in a thick fog without a compass or a map.

rplat on September 24, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Ya think the families of the murdered embassy workers will get an electronically signed letter of condolence for their loss from this clown ?
Or do you think Mr Owonderful Pimpin with a limp will actually take the time to sign a letter sent to them?

50 – 50 chance ?

FlaMurph on September 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM

I guess we can expect the media story line to be what a terrible week Obama’s having, right?

The Count on September 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM

An act of war isn’t a “bump in the road”.

Doughboy on September 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Obama is a great speaker good reader.

Basilsbest on September 24, 2012 at 10:06 AM

That guy is awesome! Definately one of the world’s greatest orators!

Ditkaca on September 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM

The pothole Presidency.

Flange on September 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM

…dead bodies are “bumps” to JugEars!…he cares about you!

KOOLAID2 on September 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM

Stevens was a bump in the road after being dragged onto it and run over by Libyan cars.

I hear that Officers Terry and Zapata were “bumps in the road” too.

Bishop on September 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM

President Euphemism still thinks everything he does is college term paper, all you have to do is say the right things and get an easy A+.

My take on Obama: “Noise” that I’m going to block out.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on September 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Israelis have been hearing for years from Americans that their murdered civilians were “bumps on the roadmap”.

Pretty insensitive, huh?

Ben Hur on September 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM

Steven’s is a bump in Obama’s road to re-election…and he won’t slow down for the bump…

My question to him would be, “If you are not attending security briefings, how do you know what could or could not be prevented?”

right2bright on September 24, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Team Mitt better “politicize” this Commander in Creep’s lack of judgement AND PATRIOTISM when it comes to America being disgraced.

They better hit this hard as a sign of things to come from this Clown in the WH.

Repeal and replace this pile of feces from our Government.

FlaMurph on September 24, 2012 at 10:09 AM

An act of war isn’t a “bump in the road”.

Doughboy on September 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Says you. Mr. Calm and Cool says otherwise. Don’t harsh his mellow.

Fallon on September 24, 2012 at 10:10 AM

The Modern American Left (aka “Totalitarian Communism 2.0″) has no belief system so this comes as no great surprise.

clippermiami on September 24, 2012 at 10:10 AM

“bumps in the road”

The Middle East is shovel ready

faraway on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

I’m sure the Stevens family don’t consider his death “a bump in the road”.

Ward Cleaver on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Throwing up my hands at this point. I don’t know how much more incompetent these people can get at this point and I don’t want to know. And I’m frightened we will find out.

Red Cloud on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

I think it was absolutely the right thing for us to do to align ourselves with democracy, universal rights– a notion that– people have- to be able to– participate– in– their own governance.

-So can you explain why you distanced yourself from the Iranian democracy groups, Mr. Preznit?

“I have a tee time, this interview is over.”

Bishop on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Crosspost:

Since they dragged the Stevens corpse out of the embassy, onto the streets, “bump in the road” sounds about right. His use of plural on the other hand is frightening.

Valkyriepundit on September 24, 2012 at 8:04 AM

Valkyriepundit on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

So, when you get thrown under the bus, you’re a bump in the road. Lovely.

Pablo on September 24, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Rico Suave.

juanito on September 24, 2012 at 10:12 AM

Obama never has a Plan B because you need to realize your Plan A is not working before you need one. As all his plans are perfect by definition, the world will just have to get use to them and come around to his way of thinking.

Fred 2 on September 24, 2012 at 10:13 AM

January 20, 2009 thru January 20, 2013 – a pothole in American history.

Flora Duh on September 24, 2012 at 10:14 AM

An act of war isn’t a “bump in the road”.

Doughboy on September 24, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Bingo! And I’d love to see somebody tell obambi that he is “A bump on a log” when it comes to most things.

VegasRick on September 24, 2012 at 10:15 AM

I’m surprised the World’s Greatest Orator didn’t also mention facing headwinds on the bumps. Maybe next time on The View.

He’s so, ah, eloquent even, ah, when his, ah, foot is in his, ah, mouth.

Drained Brain on September 24, 2012 at 10:15 AM

There will probably be some times where we bump up against some of these countries and have strong disagreements, but I do think that over the long term, we are more likely to get a Middle East and North Africa that is more peaceful, more prosperous and more aligned with our interests.

‘the ambassador has quite a hole to dig himself out of on this but I am confident in his ability to do so’

dont taze me bro on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Like everything else Obama says, this is recycled rhetoric.

This RNC web ad highlights President Obama’s statement that continuing high unemployment is a “bump in the road” towards recovery.

Where’d the money go that was supposed to fix these bumps?

Fallon on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Wonder if the murdered Ambassador’s family considers their loss ‘a bump in the road’.

GarandFan on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

In both countries, Obama allowed critical power vacuums to arise that could only be filled by radical groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and these terror networks.

His biggest sin, especially in Libya, was doing so without word g0ddamned One from Congress. Not that, given recent days, they would have shown any spine. But doing so would have been good form…

JohnGalt23 on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

The pothole Presidency.

Flange on September 24, 2012 at 10:07 AM

Sorry, I should have read all the comments before rendering my own.

Flora Duh on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

To our Hero-President, this is all just one big academic discussion.

WordsMatter on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

One honest journalist…that’s all I ask. Just one. That sniveling dipsh*t wouldn’t even be close in this race without his fellating media and their slavish devotion to his magic melanin and sacred socialism.

swinia sutki on September 24, 2012 at 10:17 AM

there are going to be bumps in the road because– you know, in a lot of these places– the one organizing principle– has been Islam. The one part of society that hasn’t been controlled completely by the government.

Is he living on another planet?

This sounds like he wants Sharia law in place in these areas. He admits that Islam is behind the Arab Spring, it is the “organizing principle”. And it hasn’t been controlled completely by the government.

So, without saying it, he’s saying the government either does need to control Islam in those areas or Islam needs to control the government. Six of one, half a dozen of the other. Either way you look at it, he believes in an Islamic government rule.

Islamism and democracy can NEVER work hand in hand. You can’t claim to be for both, because they’re contradictory.

ButterflyDragon on September 24, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Obama is a POS

Aaaaargh!

workingclass artist on September 24, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Obama, creating more Shovel Ready jobs…

Electrongod on September 24, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Killing of US ambassador “Bump in the road” ??

antisocial on September 24, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Let’s have an ad with pictures of Chris Stevens alive and dead with this:”Ambassador Chris Stevens, just a bump in the road Mr. President?”

gracie on September 24, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Noises & Bumps

Prezidentin’ is hard ya’ll

workingclass artist on September 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM

The insensitive, incompetent dolt is lost in a thick fog without a compass or a map.

rplat on September 24, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Hate to break it to you but I dont even think if he had the map and compass he still be lost.

watertown on September 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Ah,………`The Question Presumes`,the old Liberal
rephrase the question sh*t!

canopfor on September 24, 2012 at 10:22 AM

This person is trying to paper over his failures. The ME is on fire, 4 Americans are dead, Iran is emboldened, so is Syria, and Egyptian extremists. There are hardly any examples, if any at all, where American interests — ie, a protected Israel, are being upheld. Mr. O is seriously misled and lost in the sauce on this one. His Middle East policy is the epitome of failure unless he views success as one where Americans are dying and influence is waning, wait, that just might be what he wants…..

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:23 AM

If I were a family member I would burn any letter from Obummer.

sherrimae on September 24, 2012 at 10:23 AM

in no rational scenario is the raising of a black flag of Al Qaeda where a US flag just flew considered a “bump”……

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Everything is a “bump in the road” for this guy.

He blithely brushes aside death, economic hardship, misery, fear and hopelessness as he proceeds on his way campaigning, golfing and vacationing.

He is so carefree about the state of affairs domestically and abroad that one might think things are proceeding as planned…..

Cody1991 on September 24, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Obama: Sacked consulate and dead ambassador “bumps in the road”
================================================================

And if a Republican said that…..
or Romney……..

too F’…..$%?&*()_(*&%?$%?&*()_+)(&*?%$/%?&*()_+)(*&?%$%?&*(
much,

and does the MSM know,for reporting purposes,that there
is an Election on the go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on September 24, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Israelis have been hearing for years from Americans Yitchak Rabin, Shimon Peres and Yossi Beilin that their murdered civilians were “bumps on the roadmap”.

Pretty insensitive, huh?

Ben Hur on September 24, 2012 at 10:08 AM

FIFY

Shy Guy on September 24, 2012 at 10:25 AM

One honest journalist…that’s all I ask. Just one.

swinia sutki on September 24, 2012 at 10:17 AM

Janet Napolitano thanks you for your concern but your request has been denied. Please report to your nearest reeducation camp. You may still be able to apply for a TSA job when you’ve completed your assimilation classes.

Fallon on September 24, 2012 at 10:25 AM

“bumps in the road” is akin to saying to the ambassador and his grieving family, “Hey, it sucks to be you.”

statements.

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:25 AM

Make no mistake, bumps in the road, compounded by strong headwinds and the sudden appearance of green shoots, has required robust leadership from behind.

petefrt on September 24, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Potheads… potholes… whatever, dude.

faraway on September 24, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Flora Duh on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

It’s always nice to see someone else thinking along the same lines.

Flange on September 24, 2012 at 10:26 AM

-So can you explain why you distanced yourself from the Iranian democracy groups, Mr. Preznit?

“I have a tee time, this interview is over.”

Bishop on September 24, 2012 at 10:11 AM

THIS +1000!!

Why do we look the other way when our ENEMY has an uprising, but we actively work toward the removal of “allies.” (I realize that is a very loose term, but compared to Iran….)

jjjdad on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

When the official olicy is “under the bus” there will always be bumps in the road. These idiots got people killed, slept through it, blamed it on something else, used Gestapo tactics on something else, lying through their teeth and getting away with it.I am starting to feel a sense of despair that enough Americans are mindless cattle to actually reelect the worst Prez in history. Please, for God’s sake prove me wrong.

Southernblogger on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Only under hoax and chains can ‘one death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic’ become ‘everything is a statistic; it’s past my bedtime’.

Dusty on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:25 AM

That exactly the attitude his words display: “You got killed? It sucks to be you.”

petefrt on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

Well,ya know,Obama…..

was *miss-qouted*
heard wrong
had words put in his moùth
was taken out of *Context*
his words were *twisted*…..

….and on to MSM Proxy InFinity!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

obama: anyone or anything that gets in my way are “bumps in the road”

ConservativePartyNow on September 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM

I guess that the death of the ambassador and his posse isn’t nearly as impacting upon Mr. Obama’s plans as earthquakes, tsunamis and hurricanes.

May plagues befall him.

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM

“Well, now, Mr. President, you can’t really consider an attack on American sovereign territory which left four dead as simply bumps in the road, now can you?”

DO YOUR FREAKIN’ JOB YOU PATHETIC JOURNALISTS!

Pest on September 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM

petefrt on September 24, 2012 at 10:27 AM

hay, i saw your stripes pic thingy last night. chilling, and thanks for sharing.

ted c on September 24, 2012 at 10:29 AM

Romney says 47% won’t vote for him… OUTRAGEOUS OUTRAGE!! What a horrible man!

Obama says the Ambassadors slaughter by rioting Libyans is a bump in the road… What an interesting statement…

I live in bizzaro USA…

How CAN Romney use it to campaign on? If he tells the truth (like he did) he’s attacked by the media for not coming up with a constructive solution. If he says we should leave Libya he’ll be attacked for being isolationist. You cannot win in this climate where the media will lock hands and refuse to criticize Obama for his unlawful and acts and felonious irresponsibility in the office of the President while pillorying anyone who says otherwise.

Thank you Michelle Obama… I have never been more disgusted with my country.

Skywise on September 24, 2012 at 10:29 AM

This guy, away from a teleprompter is a piece of work. At some point, we will see him muzzled.
Someone should tell him that someday he will be referred to as a bump in the road.

Dead poeple are a tragedy, not a bump in the road. A President for ALL Americans would never say that about the death of any AMERICAN.

Jabberwock on September 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Look you know, these folks, they get worried and they…the cling to their AK47s and their RPGs.

CorporatePiggy on September 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Excellent points, ButterflyDragon.

Islam by its very nature is incompatible with democracy.

onlineanalyst on September 24, 2012 at 10:32 AM

Obama made the decision to bomb Libya and depose Moammar Qaddafi militarily, which had the unfortunate and totally predictable consequence of allowing al-Qaeda and other radical Islamist terror networks (Ansar al-Sharia, especially) carte blanche to operate in the eastern part of the country.

Obama made the decision to UNILATERALLY bomb Libya. And after deposing the regime, walked away from the instability he caused.

The worst part is that there is no over-arching plan like greater democracy in an oppresive part of the world. Merely random half-hearted operations designed to make the rat-eared bastard look “Presidential.”

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 10:33 AM

Like everything else Obama says, this is recycled rhetoric.

This RNC web ad highlights President Obama’s statement that continuing high unemployment is a “bump in the road” towards recovery.

Where’d the money go that was supposed to fix these bumps?

Fallon on September 24, 2012 at 10:16 AM

I knew someone else would remember (and find) this.

Thank you.

VibrioCocci on September 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Obama: Sacked consulate and dead ambassador “bumps in the road”
POSTED AT 10:01 AM ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 BY ED MORRISSEY

Sure…that’s what he meant, Ed.
Just given up on any real debate here?
Seems more and more the approach is to falsely contextualize a few words and then kick up some ‘offense’ or ‘outrage’.
Care to (just as easily) miss-characterize a George Bush or Rumsfeld quote from a few years back to suggest they weren’t all that bothered or concerned by the deaths of soldiers?
No, I didn’t think so.

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

It’s just terrible that the ambassador has become a problem for the narrative. And then, to top things off, the chief moron goes out in public and stutters through a brick of a statement like this one! The MSM is really going to need to go into fifth gear to spin this little nugget of Obamaness. Can’t wait to see how it turns out.

MTF on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

When the end (tyrannical collectivism) always justifies the means, every setback, no matter what the human cost, is merely a “bump in the road.” Just ask Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, etc. etc.

Pest on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Dead poeple are a tragedy, not a bump in the road. A President for ALL Americans would never say that about the death of any AMERICAN.

Jabberwock on September 24, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Who ever said Obama was an American? And no, I’m not talking about his damned birth certificate. Wherever the bastard was born, he was not raised as an American and it shows in the way he thinks, the way he wants to humble this nation, the way he grovels to terrorist supporting Muslims but can’t be bothered to meet with an ally.

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

The bus just made a thumping noise as it rolled over Ambassador Stevens and his three dead helpers.

unclesmrgol on September 24, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Sure…that’s what he meant, Ed.
Just given up on any real debate here?
Seems more and more the approach is to falsely contextualize a few words and then kick up some ‘offense’ or ‘outrage’.
Care to (just as easily) miss-characterize a George Bush or Rumsfeld quote from a few years back to suggest they weren’t all that bothered or concerned by the deaths of soldiers?
No, I didn’t think so.

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

This POS has never come clean with the American people about what happened. Instead he hid under Hillary’s skirt as she lied through her teeth (“carried to the hospital” my a$$). So until he does, he does NOT get the benefit of the doubt.

Pest on September 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Now he’s throwing corpses under the bus.

Blacklake on September 24, 2012 at 10:39 AM

America, in fact the whole world, is like the scene in Police Story, and Obama and the Dems are just sitting there saying, “Move along. Nothing to see here”

vcferlita on September 24, 2012 at 10:39 AM

I’m trying to contextualize why Stevens was running around Benghazi with no protection.

I’m also trying to contextualize why the White House has had to change its official story 25 times since Stevens was killed.

Bishop on September 24, 2012 at 10:41 AM

With Obama as our spokesdude, we will never come to any accommodation with the islamic world. Obama will kiss their hairy heinies, but never, ever, deliver the message that islam is centuries behind the times and really needs to seriously evaluate whether the advocates want to remain in the 21st century, or revert fully back to their medieval cultural level.

The problem is their’s not ours, and expecting any changes on their part is a dead end.

dockywocky on September 24, 2012 at 10:42 AM

I never thought I would see the day when the President of the United States would have this much hate for America. Was 9/11 a “bump in the road” too?

lea on September 24, 2012 at 10:43 AM

I’m trying to contextualize why Stevens was running around Benghazi with no protection.

I’m also trying to contextualize why the White House has had to change its official story 25 times since Stevens was killed.

Bishop on September 24, 2012 at 10:41 AM

Bishop:H*llavu good point(s)!:)

canopfor on September 24, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Cold cold heart of the narcissist on full display.

When will the slow learners among us realize that having a narc in charge makes everybody unsafe? And I mean like dead Americans unsafe.

Bumps in the road to the greater glory of O.

perries on September 24, 2012 at 10:46 AM

For an empty chair he sure does a lot of damage.

dont taze me bro on September 24, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Such a mindset exposes this pro “culture of death” cool man’s soul.

Don L on September 24, 2012 at 10:47 AM

I guess navigating a Chevy Volt over “bumps in the road” instead of 4×4 with some horsepower isn’t Obama’s vision of America. Keep that price of fuel up there Mr. President, (it’s working so well). Is 10% real unemployment also a bump in the road? How about Bernanke’s $40 billion a month spending spree? Who’s going to pay for this “bump” in the future?

Obama and Hillary have already proved they are totally without experience in foreign policy decisions—talk about shooting first, before aiming. It’s still the economy, OUR ECONOMY AND JOBS folks. (the price of food and fuel has been skyrocketing and the media ignores it—we’ve been paying around $4.39 a gallon for months now up in Nor Cal) Four years of excuses—more bumps in Obama’s world—isn’t going to cut it.

Rovin on September 24, 2012 at 10:47 AM

Who ever said Obama was an American? And no, I’m not talking about his damned birth certificate. Wherever the bastard was born, he was not raised as an American and it shows in the way he thinks, the way he wants to humble this nation, the way he grovels to terrorist supporting Muslims but can’t be bothered to meet with an ally.

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

And the way he’s always flying off in his spaceship…and lighting things on fire with his laser beam eyes…
I mean, right?

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:48 AM

The term is Act of War, not road bump.

Philly on September 24, 2012 at 10:48 AM

the one organizing principle– has been Islam. The one part of society that hasn’t been controlled completely by the government.

Oh!!! So that’s the problem!!!

If only everything would be controlled, completely by the government then it would be smoooooth sailing.

This is Obama’s whole focus. Complete control by the government.

Vince on September 24, 2012 at 10:49 AM

This POS has never come clean with the American people about what happened. Instead he hid under Hillary’s skirt as she lied through her teeth (“carried to the hospital” my a$$). So until he does, he does NOT get the benefit of the doubt.

Pest on September 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM

So tell us, what happened?
What did Hilary lie about?

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:49 AM

We’re gonna drown out your noise in 43 days, you pompous azzhole.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 24, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Care to (just as easily) miss-characterize a George Bush or Rumsfeld quote from a few years back to suggest they weren’t all that bothered or concerned by the deaths of soldiers?
No, I didn’t think so.

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Do you have a link to this?

Vince on September 24, 2012 at 10:52 AM

Again- this was a TAPED interview. Obama had advisers nearby that could have said, “Poorly phrased, Sir”. He wanted it to be said that way! This man is a pig, plain and simple. Why don’t you write a column about that Peggy Noonan.

BettyRuth on September 24, 2012 at 10:52 AM

Was 9/11 a “bump in the road” too?

lea on September 24, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Let’s remember that the Sunday after the 9/11/01 atrocities Obama’s pastor declared that America brought the attacks on themselves (chickens coming home to roost). I’m positive that the rat-eared bastard believes the same thing.

Lets also remember on 9/11/12 that Obama and Hillary Clinton got in front of cameras and lied their arses off concerning the circumstances of the attack on the consulate and Americans there. While they’ve been forced into having the story “evolve” they’ve never walked back on the idea that there were caring Libyans that rushed Ambassador Stevens to the hospital.

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 10:53 AM

So tell us, what happened?
What did Hilary lie about?

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Hillary’s skirt as she lied through her teeth (“carried to the hospital” my a$$)

You just highlighed it dumbass.

VegasRick on September 24, 2012 at 10:54 AM

I loathe this POTUS

SmallGovtGuy on September 24, 2012 at 10:56 AM

Care to (just as easily) miss-characterize a George Bush or Rumsfeld quote from a few years back to suggest they weren’t all that bothered or concerned by the deaths of soldiers?
No, I didn’t think so.

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

George Bush didn’t sign condolence lettery by autopen.

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 10:57 AM

Sure…that’s what he meant, Ed.
Just given up on any real debate here?
Seems more and more the approach is to falsely contextualize a few words and then kick up some ‘offense’ or ‘outrage’.
Care to (just as easily) miss-characterize a George Bush or Rumsfeld quote from a few years back to suggest they weren’t all that bothered or concerned by the deaths of soldiers?
No, I didn’t think so.

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:35 AM

Wow. Kettle meet pot. Both black. You liberal/dems invented this line of “argument” so can’t be heard to complain when it is turned against you.

And, there are plenty of other posts that have arguments about Obama’s incompetence and idiocy and about how liberal ideas not only don’t work, but make things worse. Arguing that because one post makes a political argument based on an Obama gaffe (I thought the most brilliant and studious man in the world never made gaffes and could not be made fund of?) means that conservatives have “given up” is to ignore the fact that liberals have not made a substantive argument in 4 years. Where is the Dem Senate budget? where is the dem plan to reduce the deficit? where is the dem plan to reform Medicare? Where is the dem plan to do anything other than spend more and raise taxes on the rich (which will accomplish nothing but further harming the economy)?

Liberals are nothing but children pissing in the wind. they are all idiots who have been mis-educated, if educated at all, and believe things that are not true (raising taxes on the 1% will make us all rich and will totally get rid of the debt and deficit!! 11!!).

Monkeytoe on September 24, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Too bad for O’Butthead that TOTUS won’t be debating Romney.

I’m sure a few more “gems” like this will come spilling out of his mouth.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM

So tell us, what happened?
What did Hilary lie about?

verbaluce on September 24, 2012 at 10:49 AM

They claimed it was not a terror attack.

They claimed it was not pre-planned.

They claimed they had no advance warning.

Even though they knew all such claims to be completely false.

Those are called lies.

I know, to a liberal “lies” are facts you disagree with, so you don’t understand the above.

Monkeytoe on September 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM

I know, to a liberal “lies” are facts you disagree with, so you don’t understand the above.

Monkeytoe on September 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM

And let’s not forget he lied, took no questions, and immediately flew off to Vegas for parties and fundraising.

Happy Nomad on September 24, 2012 at 11:04 AM

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