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White House disavows Cairo apology
Politico ^ | Sept. 11, 2012 | BYRON TAU

Posted on 09/11/2012 7:44:05 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

The White House is disavowing a statement from its own Cairo embassy that apologized for anti-Muslim activity in the United States.

"The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government," a senior administration official told POLITICO.

The U.S. embassy in Cairo put out a statement early Tuesday that apologized for an anti-Muslim film being circulated by an Israeli-American real estate developer.

"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," the embassy said in a statement published online.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the film depicts the Muslim prophet Muhammed as a "womanizer, pedophile and fraud" — a depiction bound to offend many Muslims.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 9112012embassyattack; egyptembassyapology

1 posted on 09/11/2012 7:44:13 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bwwwwwwahahahhaaaaaaaaahhhh!


2 posted on 09/11/2012 7:47:08 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

These mother effers are always back tracking after they realized they stepped in it. Let us never forget this quote from Obama, “”When the ill winds blow, I will always stand with the Muslims.” It says it all.


3 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:00 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This issue needs to be shoved down Obama’s throat. Another apology!!!


4 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:06 PM PDT by CWW (Pray for God's Protection!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This issue needs to be shoved down Obama’s throat. Another apology!!!


5 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:06 PM PDT by CWW (Pray for God's Protection!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This issue needs to be shoved down Obama’s throat. Another apology!!!


6 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:12 PM PDT by CWW (Pray for God's Protection!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
the film depicts the Muslim prophet Muhammed as a "womanizer, pedophile and fraud" — a depiction bound to offend many Muslims.

It's OK, muzzies, I say the same thing about Bill Clinton and Bill Maher.

7 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:48 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Harry Truman: “The buck stops here.”

The Embassy was only saying what they have been told to say, again and again and again.


8 posted on 09/11/2012 7:49:55 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Really. What did people expect them to do? You are in a hostile environment surrounded by “people” screaming for your blood and you KNOW your boss isn’t going to lift a finger to help. Might as well kiss some ass. Good practice for when you kiss yours goodbye.


9 posted on 09/11/2012 7:50:14 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is the classic Clintonian strategy — when confronted over a servile course of action, simply say “oops, we were simply incompetent”.

Worked for him every time, and the LSM will make sure this works for Zero, too.


10 posted on 09/11/2012 7:50:25 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Was this released before or after Romney’s statement? I’m personally going to guess it was after until proved otherwise.


11 posted on 09/11/2012 7:51:41 PM PDT by pops88 (Standing with Breitbart for truth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
What a bunch of liars.

Everyday there are attacks by MUSLIMS on the Coptic Christian in Egypt.

And obama and the State Department DO and SAY NOTHING

as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions

12 posted on 09/11/2012 7:52:45 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"The statement by Embassy Cairo was not cleared by Washington and does not reflect the views of the United States government," a senior administration official told POLITICO.

Oh, my no. Of course not.

13 posted on 09/11/2012 7:53:20 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

14 posted on 09/11/2012 7:58:08 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama is gutless and a coward. He will throw his subordinates under the bus to make himself look better/not so bad.


15 posted on 09/11/2012 8:03:11 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Who is the Ambassador to Egypt?


16 posted on 09/11/2012 8:18:05 PM PDT by expat2
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Headline from past years..

Many U.S. diplomats refuse to work in Iraq - Africa & Middle East - International Herald Tribune

That was Iraq.. The Department of State asked "that military personnel temporarily fill more than one-third of 350 new jobs in Iraq that the State Department is supposed to be responsible for." Not enough GS-99 and higher-ranking SES employees had the courage to go to Iraq. They like inside the Beltway.. or perhaps France or someplace like that.

So now I guess these embassy people rush to submit to Islamism, cower, condemn and curse the United States to win the favor of the Muslim Brotherhood -- all the while collecting GS-99, higher-rankging SES, and diplomat's salaries and benefits. Get 'em out of there.

BTW.. an Air Force officer wrote an essay in 1992 called The Origins of the American Military Coup of 2012in which "he asserts that the blurring of the military role of the armed forces into civilian missions might be dangerous to democracy and civilian government."

The government in Washington had become so currupt and incompetent that the military had to perform the tasks of the civilians. No time for military training, disastrous results when ordered into battle, finally got fed up with the government.

The essay was well received by many in the chain of command. Notice that 1992 was the year the the first mob of aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus radical, psycho spoiled brats and their ideological issue took control of the government.

17 posted on 09/11/2012 8:18:20 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
We are expected to believe that an experienced career diplomat released that statement without clearing it without someone above her pay grade???? If she did, then she released the statement because she was confident it reflected the view of the Administration toward the Muslim world, which is apologise immediately and bend over later. TR would be appalled. Speak supinely and carry no stick at all. And on the same day dis the Prime Minister of Israel by refusing to meet with him when he is in our country.

Today perfectly demonstrates this Adminstration's attitude toward the Middle East: bend over for the Arabs and screw the Jews.

18 posted on 09/11/2012 8:38:36 PM PDT by p. henry
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I just read that Romney released a statement on today’s events in Egypt and Libya, calling the administration’s response “disgraceful.” Now I see why the White House is disavowing the apology.


19 posted on 09/11/2012 8:43:54 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: dead

LOL! Priceless!


20 posted on 09/11/2012 8:47:36 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: Cicero

To the crossed “t” and dotted “i”, these Marxist yocals parroted the Obama scripture.

Probably some fool Muslim donor to Obama runs that embassy.

I’d like to know actually who was given that assignment. Must have been a radical to want that assignment.


21 posted on 09/11/2012 8:53:48 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: RitaOK

U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Anne W. Patterson
http://egypt.usembassy.gov/ambassador.html


22 posted on 09/11/2012 8:58:15 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: Free ThinkerNY

do you think obama will apologise to christians for abortions for abortion clinic bombing?


23 posted on 09/11/2012 8:58:49 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All I know is Muslims attacked and killed again today.


24 posted on 09/11/2012 10:03:33 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is ANY further proof needed that this administration is "flying by the seat of it's pants" and has nary a clue WTF is going on.

LEADERSHIP??? NONE WHATSOEVER.

25 posted on 09/11/2012 10:07:56 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Advice to US Govt re Cairo:
STFU and get everybody out. Quit arguing over twittering for pete’s sake. You have unchained demons from hell and they are going to rampage. All Americans should leave now. Get out of the hemisphere if possible. All american assets in the Middle East are targets.


26 posted on 09/11/2012 10:30:35 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The “WH” opens his pie hole and more lies issue forth.


27 posted on 09/11/2012 10:37:19 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: RitaOK

“Probably some fool Muslim donor to Obama runs that embassy.”

A little tidbit Freepers may be unaware of:

“Barry” (that was the name he used all his life) had two roommates in his college days, Muhammad Hasan Chandoo and Wahid Hamid, both from Pakistan. During Obama’s prez campaign, they were in charge of all those “small” Internet campaign contributions for Obama. Where did that money come from? The poor and middle class in this country? Or could it be from the Middle East?


28 posted on 09/11/2012 11:27:27 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It is clear to me that the Embassy’s and Hillary’s statements are U.S. policy on the matter. WH statements are electoral posturing.


29 posted on 09/12/2012 4:07:12 AM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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