On September 11th, Islamic groups staged coordinated acts of war on our US embassies in Egypt and Libya, torturing and murdering 4 US diplomats, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The body of the Ambassador was paraded through Benghazi.
The Bush response to the 9/11/01 jihad was anger, national resolve, and the promise to defeat the enemy.
The Obama response to 9/11/12 jihad was to attack Mitt Romney and promise to institute the Shari'a. This is what surrender looks like. This will never satiate the bloodlust and Islamic imperialism of the jihadist revolution. On the contrary -- it emboldens and empowers it.
Obama say, "respect it!"
In other words, the freedom of speech is a goner.
"White House: anti-Islam film 'truly abhorrent,'" by Josh Gerstein for Politico, September 13 (thanks to David):A top White House official has blasted as "truly abhorrent" the anti-Islam film which appears to have triggered an outpouring of violence against U.S. diplomatic posts in Egypt and Libya.
Speaking to an international religious freedom conference in Washington Wednesday, Deputy National Security Adviser Denis McDonough endorsed efforts to create "a world where the dignity of all people—and all faiths—is respected."
According to his prepared remarks released by the White House, he then added: "This work takes on added urgency given the truly abhorrent video that has offended so many people--Muslims, and non-Muslims alike—in our country and around the world."
President Barack Obama's criticism earlier Wednesday of the "Innocence of Muslims" film, or film trailer in question, was a bit more reserved.
In an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes," Obama said: "This film is not representative of who we are and our values, and I think it's important for us to communicate that."
And in a statement in the Rose Garden Wednesday morning, Obama said in apparent reference to the video: "We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others."
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also described the video as "inflammatory."...