It wasn’t the movie
posted by Tom Patterson
at 23 September, 12:16 AM 0
It wasn’t the movie Yes, that’s what the Obama administration wanted you to think. The sacking of the Libyan embassy, the killing of the Ambassador and other Americans and the murderous rampages rolling through the Arab world were protests against an obscure YouTube video that “hurt the feelings” of Muslims. Jay Carney, UN Ambassador Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton all insisted nobody could have imagined anything coming on 9/11, while the ever reliable mainstream media emphasized that the riots were all about that darn movie. But the whole thing doesn’t pass the laugh test. In a world full of billions of electronic messages, worldwide murder and mayhem in objection to a video nobody had ever seen or even heard just doesn’t make sense. It was just a flimsy pretext, nothing more. Four years ago the Left and their newfound champion, BHO, told us that Muslims hated us because that hard nosed W was our face to the world. If we just got someone in there who understood them, who taught and negotiated and was, you know, nice to them everything would be better. That’s not how it worked out, like just about everything else we were promised back then. It’s not Obama’s fault that they really, really don’t like us – it’s been going on for centuries – just like it wasn’t Bush’s. But appeasement and apologies and bowing just look like weakness to Islamists. They like and respect us less than ever according to international polls. Their terrorist actions across the region are all you need to know about the success of the Obama approach. Of course, the administration, which includes the mainstream media, doesn’t want that out with an election looming. It must be the video.
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