Skip to comments.How badly did Romney botch response to Libya attack? [Media Sucks Up To Obama]
Posted on 09/13/2012 4:17:57 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
The conventional wisdom emerged in Washington almost immediately on Wednesday: Mitt Romney's handling of the violence in Egypt and Libya was a disaster.
"The comments were a big mistake, and the decision to double down on them was an even bigger mistake," Steve Schmidt, senior campaign strategist to Sen. John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign, told CBS News. "There are legitimate criticisms to be made but you foreclose on your ability to make them when you try to score easy political points. And the American people, when the country is attacked, whether they're a Republican or Democrat or independent, want to see leaders who have measured responses, not leaders whose first instinct is to try to score political points."
I corrected that error in the article.
They're quoting Schmidt from the McLame campaign about what Romney did wrong? So far, Romney's response has been of the highlights in his campaign.
Romney’s response beat hell out of the one from our President. Romney didn’t fly to Las Vegas for a fund raiser when a real problem lay in Libya.
Does anyone find it unusual that someone leaks the fact that Obama doesn’t attend 56% of his morning briefings two days before all this terrorism happens? Sounds like someone was trying to tell the public and the President something. He is just not doing his job, never has never will. Even after this was leaked he did nothing to thwart apparent threats. The MSM will never look into this!!
This Arab Spring mess is a couple of years old now and is a by-product of this administration’s failed policies. Romney’s criticism is fair game and appropriate.
So far, Romney’s response has been “the” highlight in his campaign. Finally someone who is speaking as an American Patriot..
Freedom of Speech..
I hope cheap mideastern glass is for sale soon..
You know for all their wailing and nashing of teeth at Romney....I don’t see anything wrong with Romney’s response.
Add onto that some pundit yesterday pointed out that Romney has not yet been included on any security breifings. He’s been denied access. Why? Doesn’t that start right after the conventions bringing the candidate up to speed?
Backstabbing Attention Whore!
Mitt Romney yet to receive security briefings
They’re quoting Schmidt from the McLame campaign about what Romney did wrong?”
They know, just as we do, Schmidt is a dem-rat mole and therefore worthy of quoting his bilge.
THAT is masterful ! !
Funny - Romney’s response was the thing that made me finally decide to go down to the GOP headquarters and volunteer to work phones.
I still don’t like him much, but Obama has got to go, and I think Obama revealed the depth of his evil and hatred of America with his complicit non-response to the events in Egypt and Libya.
Romney revealed that he is not only concerned about his country (unlike Obama, it’s the US!) but that he had the guts to say something. So he scored big in my book.
But that’s what the press is afraid of and why they’ve launched a counterattack.
Because if he had, he would have known this was imminent and that obama did not do a damn thing to stop it...not even upgrade security at our embassies on 9/11.
(Watching the press compete to see who osculates President Ebola's backside most effectively is becoming the journalistic equivalent of proclaiming one's religious fanaticism: "You think you're a better jihadist than me? Okay, watch me cut my own daughter's head off! There. NOW who's the zealous one?")
I'm beginning to think Mitt needs protection from the McCain/dhimmi wing of the GOP-e.
Every other POTUS election in recent history has the nominated candidates given the briefings after the conventions.
The Commie Muslim has refused to do that this year.
It works like this. Romney responded because he had to. If he had made no response, the Obama shill media would have said Romney didn’t respond because he hasn’t a clue.
Either way, they would have ganged up on him.
All of this mess is brought on by Obama, may be purposeful or just cluelessness on Obama’s part, who knows? The MSM whores have to protect their worst president ever.
Either way it is very dangerous for America.
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