Skip to comments.U.S. Ambassador Rice: Of Course Americans Aren't Unpopular in the Middle East
Posted on 09/17/2012 7:42:52 AM PDT by Kaslin
It seems the administration is hell bent on sticking with the "this isn't about America, it's about a film," argument when it comes to increasing violence from radical Islamists around the world. Despite images of rioters burning in effigy the American flag and photos and dolls representing President Obama in dozens of countries around the world, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said over the weekend that America isn't "impotent" in the Middle East and that the popularity of the United States hasn't been degraded.
After showing Rice a map of protests in 33 countries around the world in recent days, I asked Rice, “President Obama pledged to repair America’s relationships with the Muslim world. Why does the U.S. seem so impotent? And why is the U.S. even less popular today in some of these Muslim and Arab countries than it was four years ago?”
“We’re not impotent, we’re not even less popular, to challenge that assessment,” Rice said in response. “What happened this week in Cairo, in Benghazi and many other parts of the region was a result, a direct result, of a heinous and offensive video that was widely disseminated, that the U.S. government had nothing to do with, which we have made clear is reprehensible and disgusting.”
Apparently, the burning of Americans flags just isn't a strong enough indicator for this administration to understand what's really going on here.
Interesting phrasing, but exactly which planet is she referring to?
Maybe she meant “Americans” like Obama.
There was video on Fox this morning of militant Muslims in Pah-kee-stan burning a picture of Obama ...or maybe it was Alfred E. Newman.
The title should read:
U.S. Ambassador Rice: Of Course American’s money not Unpopular in the Middle East
that isn’t really what the administration is saying. rice’s comments, taken together with carney’s statement about the attacks not being about administration policy can only boil down to one thing:
the administration is saying, “this isn’t about us obamites. they love us. it’s the rest of you bass-ackwards americans that they hate”.
watch and listen. see if that isn’t the consistent theme running just beneath the surface.
So, when does Ambassador Susie plan to embark on a good will tour so the muslim peoples can show her how much they admire obama and the USA? Maybe she could travel with Cankles and Huma, the mother of all Weiners
It’s called : “ DIPLOSPEAK “ i.e. all BS, all the time.
this isnt about us obamites. they love us. its the rest of you bass-ackwards americans that they hate.
See, there are some “shared values” between muslims and the current administration- they all despise America and Americans
Today in “Pok-e-ston” they’re burning pictures of Obama while chanting “Obama, Obama, we are all Osama”.
I guess they didn’t get the WH memo.
What a tool this woman is. Worse, she actually believes what she’s saying.
It seems the administration is hell bent on sticking with the “this isn’t about America, it’s about a film,” argument
What alternate universe do these creatures come from? They are so freaking arrogant that they actually believe people will believe that crap instead of what they are seeing on tv. And the stinking, lap dog media echos it.
This “ambassador” looks like one of Napolitano’s girls.
I would advise Ambassador Rice to walk the streets of Libya or Egypt and suck up the love and take Barry, Pelosi, Reid, and Boxer along for the love feast.
The Romney campaign should be jumping all over this - any administration that doesn’t even recognize a terrorist attack when it hits them in the face should NOT be in charge of anything.
Remember “connecting the dots”? These dots came to them already connected and they didn’t see it!
I arrived at a completely different conclusion after getting off my flight in Kuwait. Later reinforced when regular Iraqis were allowed in the Green Zone.
But what do I know...?
We are truly living in a George Orwell dystopia here. Down is up, black is white, coming is going.
incredibly blatant liar!
Pew polls have shown for years, how much Muslims hate us, all over the world. and it has gotten WORSE under Obama!
A Pew Research Center Global Attitudes Project poll completed in June showed that in places like Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Pakistan, U.S. favorability is lower now than it was at the end of President Bush’s tenure.
Egyptians Hate America and Want Islamic Rule (Zogby, Pew Polling Data)
The Pew Poll Exposes Muslim Hate For America
The non-Christian and non-Jewish elements in the Middle East despise America for what it is, that is, not Muslim.
The Noble Islamic Gentlemen, given exceptional respect, are all the more extraordinary in that they have done very little to EARN that respect, and have, in fact, attempted in every way and at every opportunity to heap upon themselves a well-deserved reputation for being liars, murderers, thieves and generally unreliable people.
Scorpions and vipers have a more well-developed conscience and sense of decency. At least, if one stays out of range of their stinging apparatus. But militant Islamic Jihadists, they have to make predatory attacks, it is a categorical imperative, infiltrating and damaging perceived enemies at close range, the world’s ultimate knife fighters, coming in by stealth and guile, only so they may be close enough to work their treachery.
The world grows weary of this mendacity.