Skip to comments.How Libya Makes Obama Vulnerable—and the GOP Knows It
Posted on 09/21/2012 2:56:56 PM PDT by neverdem
Rally around the flag time is over. For the most part, Republicanswith the exception of Mitt Romney–had held their fire in the wake of Sept. 11 attacks against U.S. embassies in Cairo and Libya, which claimed the lives of four Americans including U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens. But as questions emerge about how the Libya attack, in particular, went down, Republicans are starting to criticize the Obama Administration for not anticipating the violence and not doing enough to secure Libya after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.
Republicans almost universally reacted with skepticism and scorn after a briefing Thursday by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. They’re trying to cover their behinds, Rep. Bill Flores, a Texas Republican, told The Hill upon leaving the House briefing. Senator Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, echoed the sentiment: That is the most useless worthless briefing I have attended in a long time.
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In the days following the attacks, the White House at first said it believed the attack in Benghazi in eastern Libya that claimed Stevens life was spontaneous, born of protests over an inflammatory California-made video mocking the Prophet Muhammad. We do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditated or preplanned, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice told CBSs Face the Nation on Sept...
An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Sept. 18 found Obamas foreign policy approval rating among registered voters to be 49%, down from 54% a month earlier. Among independents that fall was steeper, down to 41% from 53% a month prior...
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Republicans -- with the exception of Mitt Romney -- had held their fire in the wake of Sept. 11 attacks against U.S. embassies in Cairo and Libya... But as questions emerge about how the Libya attack, in particular, went down, Republicans are starting to criticize the Obama Administration for not anticipating the violence and not doing enough to secure Libya after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi...Obama's on the side of the jihadists, but the partisan shill author wanted to remind readers that Mitt Romney criticized the Kenyan right away.
TIME. Republicans are starting to criticize Obama for the failure in Libya. TIME, why are you socialist commies NOT criticizing Obama FOR HIS FAILURES. You don’t have to answer that questions because you socialist frauds are to busy covering his anti american rear end, which you totally agree with. Your magazine is pathetic. As a matter of fact you should change the name to SOCIALIST TIMES.
They do not want a honorable person to be in the White House. They want someone that has their mind in the gutter with them too. They want good company with bottom feeders. Anyone with dignity or integrity must be destroyed. Their mindless thinking will destroy the country.
Thanks for the link.