Skip to comments.Did Stephanie Cutter Just Win The Foreign Policy Debate For Romney?
Posted on 10/11/2012 1:58:38 PM PDT by maggief
In case you havent seen the video, watch it. Drink it in. Obama campaign Deputy Communications Director Stephanie Cutter, in a craven and flailing attempt to salvage the White Houses ebbing credibility surrounding their response to the 9/11/12 attacks in Libya, said that it was her estimation that the attacks were only an issue because Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan made it one.
In effect, Cutter said that this attack, one of the most comprehensive and successful Al Qaeda attacks on American assets since September 11, 20001 in which an American ambassador overseas was killed for the first time since the Carter administration, was only on the medias radar because it is an election year. Stephanie Cutter has just provided Mitt Romney a stronger argument against President Barack Obamas handling of foreign affairs he could have hoped for. In a single bound, Cutter revealed the administrations thinking about how to respond to this deadly attack it is not about American security, it is about politics. Fair or not, that is how Romney will frame Cutters glib remark.
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Paul Ryan needs to jump all over this too. Just an incredible gift/gaffe for obami’s babies.
So we’ve gone from a “bump in the road” to “not an issue at all”. What’s next - it never happened at all?
Looks like the author needs a proofreader. I guess I've been writing the year wrong all this time.
I found her comments/attitude to be extremely offensive. After watching the entire hearing on Benghazi yesterday, it totally pissed me off.
Why does she still have a job with the Obama campaign?
How, after saying something so callous and odious as this?
I’m betting the questions will be carefully crafted to avoid giving Ryan an opportunity to discuss those attacks.
Biden: “ It was that Wee Willie Winkie video that caused this”
The first killing of a US ambassador in 33 years and it’s no big deal she says, had Romney not opened his big yap about it. Kansas, we’re not in Dorothy anymore.
“Whats next - it never happened at all?”
I’m sure they wish it hadn’t (I think???).
And if Biden bashes Ryan over the head with ‘Republicans are responsible for Benghazi’, Ryan needs to simply respond, ‘Did Republicans put Stevens in the Benghazi Embassy on the most dangerous day of the year?’
Full Blown Tangled Web now, they wove it themselves and now in the process of entraping themselves in it, it don't get any better than this, just in time for halloween too.
Sit back and enjoy, relish, delight in all of it now, but pray they don't get any more KILLED with their foolishness.
For Romney, everything is FAIR game now.
Mitt Romney responds.
President Obamas campaign today said that Libya is only an issue because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Theyre wrong. The reason it is an issue is because, for the first time since 1979, an American ambassador was assassinated and President Obamas foreign policy strategy of leading from behind is failing. This administration has continually misled the American public about what happened in Benghazi and, rather than be truthful about the sequence of events, has instead skirted responsibility and dodged questions. The American people deserve straight answers about this tragic event and a president who can provide leadership, not excuses.
Just post a campaign ad with shots of the damage, including the blood streaks, and then cut to Stephanie. Let her rant, and then say, “Obama’s surrogate says if it weren’t for politics, this wouldn’t be important.”
I’m Pearls Before Swine, and I approved this message.
I think it would be a nasty, effective ad.
So the murder of an American Ambassador by an Al Queda that is supposedly neutered, and the death of other good Americans by the neglect and complete disdain of this White Hourse for requested security is simply blown out of proportion?
Get the hook and get these clowns off the stage.
If we were talking about the year 20,001, it would still take A BILLION DOLLARS per year to pay off the national debt by then.
Just sayin'. Wasted years indeed!
TRANSLATION: If the Republicans would stop bringing this up, the media could have buried it by now.
Thank you for Romney’s response.
Here’s a link.
I got the name from this.
That is a really good response.
Did Stephanie Cutter Just Win The Foreign Policy Debate For Romney?
She may have just won the election for Romney.
This lady is one heartless little bitch!! It was NO gaffe, this is how liberals feel..they dont give a damn about Americans serving abroad, they only care when it helps them politically..what this heartless hack said is exactly what the Obama Administration feels
Up until now Carter still had that going in his favor for the title of "Worst.President.Ever"
1949 - 20001 = 18,052
I don’t feel *that* old.
I do need a shave, though. LOL.
I heard a rumor that she also said that it was her estimation that the economy was only an issue because Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan made it one.
How can they fire her - she’s a woman. The affirmative action mentality in full effect here...
Have they ‘walked it back’ yet?.......
No, it's -18,052. That's 18,052 BC!
One of the Obama scandals buried by their media toadies long ago was the story of how much less female employees are paid compared to the men.
I guess you get what you pay for.
In the political Super Bowl of 2012, Obama just fumbled on the one yard line. Romney has recovered and there’s less than 30 seconds to play. Take a knee.
Don’t you remember the first debate Barack Obama said we are all better off than 4 years ago because of his tax cuts that allows us to buy a car or a computer....
Steph will be shopping her resume tomorrow. She’s freaking gone. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Imam himself cuts off her head -
with his boxcutter
Stephanie Cutter is a silly woman who has “whored” herself out for the Obama Administration. She is worthy of only ridicule. Steph, honey, Obama won’t even remember your sorry a$$ once the party is over.
Full Blown Tangled Web now, they wove it themselves and now in the process of entraping themselves in it, it don’t get any better than this, just in time for halloween too.
Reminds me of the movie “Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World”, where the bumbling Col. Wilberforce (Paul Ford) at the aiport eventually wraps himself up in the microphone cable as he is directing Ding (Mickey Rooney) and Benji (Buddy Hackett) how to land the airplane, whose regular pilot, Tyler Fitzgerald (Jim Backus), is knocked out.
“Cutter”...unfortunate last name
Obama just got MITTSLAPPED!!
Not yet ...
-——once the party is over.-———
She’s looking forward to the Stephie and Steph show on ABC. That’s her goal, to be a presstitute
“How, after saying something so callous and odious as this?”
Her mistake is not in saying it. It is saying it in public.
At the next R-O debate:
Romney turns to the moderator and says, “Before we go any further I think there is a subject that needs clarification on the part of the President. That would be the murder of our ambassador in Libya and the events leading up to it. Until now the American people have not heard a complete and honest account of what transpired. I am granting as much of my time to President Obama as he might require to address the American people on this subject. All I ask is 10 minutes for rebuttal”
Now THAT would be fun to watch.
Mitt Romney’s initial comments were accurate and spot on with regard to this that he was raked over the coals for saying by Obama and his campaign and the media - a massive firestorm of saying Romney spoke before the “facts” were known, etc. Well the “facts” being put out were completely false by the administration which the media gleefully reported as accurate without any skepticism. Everyone of us supposed little peons sitting here knew it did not make sense to have what was an obviously coordinated terrorist attack just randomly took place as a riot on the date of September 11 in response to a movie that had been out there for months.
Even better win for the debate would be to repeat the talking points of Ed Brayton, who blamed Romney for Iraq, when it’s not practically possible for him to have commanded Iraq, since he was in MA as governor at the time. That and repeating the all Republicans want to do is bomb foreigners. If that’s all they want to say, then alright, go ahead, make my day..
The good news is that the National Debt is being paid off by now. The bad news is it's from that overdue library book you borrowed back in the 21st century...
You got that right! Cutter is an evil ill tempered woman (bitch). You can look into her eyes and see vile hatred.
20001 already, I must have missed 20000 New Year celebration.
Could it be the numbnuts thought that is how you write "two-thousand one"?