Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked in response to the murder of our ambassador in Libya: “How could this happen in a country we helped liberate, in a city we helped save from destruction?”
Ambassador Stevens was left in an unprotected compound where he was murdered (and possibly raped) in a country we helped liberate. Why were U.S. Personnel in an unprotected facility after we knew this attack was underway in Libya and Egypt? That 3:00 a.m. phone call never happened because President Obama went to bed and slept through this attack. It happened because Secretary Clinton and President Obama did not anticipate it could happen. Especially when President Barack Obama was too busy playing golf and fundraising for his campaign to attend security briefing.
Mitt Romney is absolutely correct that you do not apologize for American values. And when Candidate Mitt Romney called President Obama out on his immediate blaming of this attack on some stupid film and not the murderous thugs who did it (because there is a Presidential election going on) he was attacked by the media for criticizing the President during war. Really now? Mitt Romney was correct to say what he said. Funny, I do not recall a similar gloves off approach when George W. Bush was President? So Candidate Barack Obama was okay with shooting first back then and criticizing the President. Here is Candidate Barack Obama criticizing George Bush and John McCain after terrorist attacks on our troops:
So if that criticism back in 2008 was okay, why can't Mitt Romney criticize Barack Obama's failed Arab Spring strategy? Why is the media attacking Mitt Romney for a the complete lack of security at the Benghazi Consulate (which had no Marines or even typical hardened building security measures)? President Barack Obama is responsible for that, along with Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State. Mitt Romney had the temerity to question it, so the media loyal to Barack Obama has to attack Romney to cover for the failures of President Obama.
Now Hillary Clinton is agreeing with Mitt Romney: Violence in response to free speech is not acceptable. Maybe she should fire those embassy staffers who said otherwise.
The report on Ambassador Stevens being raped is still unconfirmed.
More on this rape allegation from The Examiner and from The Other McCain
Even from Left leaning Mediate: Obama's Gaffe Prone Week goes unreported...