This is so embarrassing. We are tweeters in the heart of darkness. The Taliban, the Muslim Brothers, the Ayatollahs and most other fellows paying attention already understand American impotence, the lack of will and strategic honesty, all too well. We could at least cancel the Twitter account and stop advertising it quite so explicitly.
InÂ an AM640 interview, the e’er sagacious John R. Bolton comments on current events in the “Arab Spring-y” Middle East (beseiged American embassy in Cairo;Â American ambassador murdered in Libya), andthe U.S.’s so-far-feckless response.Here’s a great reason to vote for Mitt: it could mean that Bolton will be back protecting American interests at the UN.
Meanwhile he also assured Egyptian security forces will do everything in their power to protect foreigners in the country. Â Morsi askedÂ also his US counterpart Barack Obama to ”take dissuasive measures against those trying to demolish relations with the US”;. Morsi also expressed his condolences for the death of the US ambassador in Libya in statements to Egypt’s state television.Talking about the ”dissuasive measures” requested, Morsi cited Father Terry Jones stressing that ”he is the same person who tried to burn the Koran and is now trying to offend the Prophet”….
“The problem I have is how far do you back down?,” he said. “…Honestly, no matter what you do if you speak out against the Quran in any form, that is reason for them to retaliate. They do not tolerate any type of criticism.”—More “controversy” atÂ The Bellingham Herald
You can bet your sweet fanny he did.
“In light of the recent developments, if the president were to come back and demand that the amount of money that’s in that CR [continuing resolution] for Libya and Egypt be stripped out, that would be tremendous leadership because,Â remember, the regimes that are in place in those two countries came under his policies â€“ he built that, okay,” Landry said at a press conference on Wednesday.