in Libyan riots. Media waiting for confirmation from State Department. Has been reported by Reuters according to CNN morning news. Ambassador is J. Christopher Stevens.
It may be that a total of 4 people were killed.
Pictures of large American flag being to torn down in Egypt. The optics stink!
News is coming in and details may change, but the two attacks are to be condemned. No excuses, please.
I'm not only looking at this as the tragic death of one of ours, but from the vantage point of the election.
I dearly hope the President and Sec of State take a much stronger stand then as been reported so far.
Yes, it may have been our crazies that have incited their crazies. That's not an reason. We do have freedom of speech even if it's hate speech.
Aapparently in Egypt, their security forces were delayed in being deployed to protect the Embassy. They are now reported to be surrounding the building/compound(?).
Obama was winning the foreign policy numbers in this election. In the past it's not an area that has been viewed as a strength of the Dems. Obama has changed this.
Unfortunately, the R's have already jumped on this due to a statement made by a State Department person and which they attributed to Obama.