This is going to be as bad or worse as the Danish cartoon controversy. The Muslims hate us more than they hate the Danes, and the movie in question was much more directly anti-Muslim than those silly cartoons. Once the Muslims get riled up it goes on for weeks. The Danes had several of their embassies set on fire and their embassy in Pakistan was bombed. This will happen again. It will be the major story going into the elections. It will help Romney become president.
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It seems that Romney's response to the embassy attacks has hurt him; he really drew a lot of flak for immediately attacking the president. My prediction is that if he overseas chaos gets too much out of control, the media will sweep it under the rug for the sake of the president. As you know, they're all giant liberals and wouldn't want to report on things that would make the president look bad.
It is true that Romney drew “flak” for his response, but that’s an example of media bias in action. If a Democratic candidate had been attacking a Republican president, there wouldn’t have been as much, if any, flak.
And while I agree that the media will always spin things in a manner favorable to liberals, they are not going to sweep massive protests under the rug because they love reporting about this stuff, and it brings in ratings.
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And about what Romney said, that Obama sympathizes with the people attacking our embassies, he’s right about that. As I previously wrote, Obama is a crypto-anti-neo-colonialist.
And it’s also interesting that I wrote in that previous post that the obvious result of toppling Qaddafi would be “a lawless Libya that would be a haven for groups like Al Qaeda.” And sure enough, we have Americans massacred by a lawless mob possibly instigated by Al Qaeda.