Mr. Romney has been condemned by the usual suspects for actually speaking the truth to power when he made his remarks regarding, at the time, the pressing issue of the Islamist thugs storming the United States embassy gates in Cairo, taking down the American flag and replacing it with a black, Islamic flag.
Oh, the usual suspects and in no particular order.
The Worthless Leader, President Obama, the sycophant Obamawhore
But back to the comments.
What Mr. Romney was referring to is this statement put out by the United States embassy in Cairo:
The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others.
Ok, maybe there is no direct apology in that statement, but it certainly shreds the First Amendment to the constitution.
Oh yeah, were are these people when Jesus Christ is defamed in so-called "art" as being on the crucifix and then in a jar of urine and the "art" work is named "Piss Christ"? Yup, the crickets have been chirping on that one for many a moon.
But it certainly is the tone of appeasement. That really, we are on your side.
And supposedly, this tirade by these radical Islamics is regarding a movie that I nor the overwhelming number of Americans had never heard of, The Innocence of Muslims. And this was actually shown in a movie house with less than 10 people, yes you read that right, 10 people in attendance. And yet in a world away, this D-movie riles the Islamonazis.
This is the statement that Mr. Romney released this past Tuesday, when at that point, the situation in Egypt was on the front pages:
“I'm outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi. It's disgraceful that the Obama Administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.”
Spot on. Mr. Romney.
It took a long time for the Worthless Leader, President Obama's, administration to walk back from that disgusting statement from the embassy in Cairo. And when the statement was released, no one knew the full extent of the savagery that took place in Benghazi.
Now, this is what Mr. Romney said prior to taking questions from
Good morning. Americans woke up this morning with tragic news and felt heavy hearts as they considered that individuals who have served in our diplomatic core were brutally murdered across the world.
This attack on American individuals and embassies is outrageous, it’s disgusting, it breaks the hearts of all of us who think of these people who have served during their lives for the cause of freedom, and justice and honor. We mourn their loss and join together in prayer that the spirit of the All Mighty might comfort the families of those who have been so brutally slain.
Four diplomats lost their life, including the U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens in the attack on our embassy at Benghazi, Libya – and of course with these words I extend my condolences to the grieving loved ones who have been left behind as a result of these who have lost their lives in the service of our Nation, and I know that the people across America are grateful for their service, and we mourn their sacrifice.
America will not tolerate attacks against our citizens and against our embassies. We’ll defend also our constitutional rights of speech, and assembly, and religion. We have confidence in our cause in America. We respect our Constitution. We stand for the principles our Constitution protects. We encourage other nations to understand and respect the principles of our Constitution, because we recognize that these principles are the ultimate source of freedom for individuals around the world.
Possibly the Administration was wrong to standby a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt instead of condemning their actions.
Its never too early for the United States Government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values. The White House distanced itself last night from the statement saying it wasn’t cleared by Washington. That reflects the mixed signals they are sending to the world. The attacks in Libya and Egypt underscore that the world remains a dangerous place and that American leadership is still sorely needed.
In the face of this violence, America cannot shrink from the responsibility to lead. American leadership is necessary to insure that events in the region don’t spin out of control. We cannot hesitate to use our influence in the region to support those who share our values and our interests.
Over the last several years we’ve stood witness to an Arab Spring that presents an opportunity for a more peaceful and prosperous region, but also poses the potential for peril if the forces of extremism and violence are allowed to control the course of events.
We must strive to insure that the Arab Spring does not become an Arab Winter. With that I’m happy to take any questions you may have.
Once again, spot on and no cowardice. Understand that Mr. Romney stood up for the constitution and what it means for us as Americans. It protects people that want to make a D-movie condemning Islam and Mohammad as well as "art" depicting a crucified Jesus in a jar of urine. And he did try to put something positive about the so-called "Arab Spring". However , he also stated what many of us believe is already there, an Arab Winter.
But to read the
Note to the uninitiated.
It is perfectly OK for a Democrat to do what then Sen. Messiah Barack did in blasting then-President George W. Bush. If a Republican does anything like that, well he is a disaster. And un-patriotic. And blah, blah, blah.
And if any of these reports are accurate, that our brave embassy marine guards guns were unloaded window-dressing, that the State Department had credible evidence that something bad was going to happen, then Worthless Leader, President Obama, man up and take what comes your way. Because your sir are the commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the United States of America.
So, why is the former Dear Leader, now Worthless Leader, President Obama, deemed worthless by your humble blogger?
Because he chose to attend a fundraiser, what else is new, in Las Vegas, he dared to make this obscene comparison:
'The sacrifices that our troops and our diplomats make are obviously very different from the challenges that we face here domestically but, like them, you guys are Americans who sense that we can do better than we’re doing….I’m just really proud of you.'
Really? You are comparing coddled campaign workers to soldiers and diplomats who actually gave and will give their lives so said campaign workers can continued to be entranced by your "Hope" and "Change" skulduggery?
No sir, I will write that I am not proud of my president making such a statement.
You know who got in trouble for making a similar comment?
Why it was Mitt Romney in 2008 when he made the grievous attempt to compare his son's serving his presidential campaign then as serving in the armed forces. He was wrong to make such a comparison and was rightly rebuked.
But the difference is that Mr. Romney was a candidate in the Republican primaries in 2008. The above comment came from the president of the United States.
I am sorry, but a president can not compare a political campaign to those serving in harms' way. Period.
Hence, he is now the Worthless Leader, President Obama.
This has been a bad week for our nation. We do need leadership. We need new leadership. One that is not afraid to speak for America and not passively. One that does not shirk from the responsibility of governing. One that will not send our best and brightest to be sitting ducks and get killed when they may not have had to.
Mitt Romney is right and the now Worthless Leader, President Obama, is wrong.