Originally posted by campanionator
Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus
reply to post by jibeho
That's what stuns me... The RNC has agreed to all three liberal moderator journalists who all have network gigs to sell.... I don't understand why
the RNC did not hold out for at least one moderator not connected to a major liberal leaning network with their own TV show to plug....
Candy frequently appears on Fox news as a contributor, so perhaps they (mistakenly) thought she would be fair and balanced.
oops Bob Schieffer is set to moderate the final one. I hope he does better than the last two.
edit on 18-10-2012 by ThirdEyeofHorus because:
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What was unfair about Candy calling out a lie.
"No acts of terror", referring the event in question, Romney was trying to sell a blatant lie, have
Quit spinning this. We may have to change the ATS tag line soon to "Accept a little Ignorance"
Obama: "Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs
of others. But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None. The world must stand together to unequivocally reject
these brutal acts."
He references the movie as the cause.
The no acts of terror crap was a broad generalization at the end and in reference to the 9/11 part of the speech.
OK for everyone who has not seen the rose garden speech or it's transcript here it is.
10:43 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Every day, all across the world, American diplomats and civilians work tirelessly to advance the interests and values
of our nation. Often, they are away from their families. Sometimes, they brave great danger.
Yesterday, four of these extraordinary Americans were killed in an attack on our diplomatic post in Benghazi. Among those killed was our Ambassador,
Chris Stevens, as well as Foreign Service Officer Sean Smith. We are still notifying the families of the others who were killed. And today, the
American people stand united in holding the families of the four Americans in our thoughts and in our prayers.
The United States condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. We’re working with the government of Libya to secure our
diplomats. I’ve also directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. And make no mistake, we will work
with the Libyan government to bring to justice the killers who attacked our people.
Since our founding, the United States has been a nation that respects all faiths. We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.
But there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. None. The world must stand together to unequivocally reject these
Already, many Libyans have joined us in doing so, and this attack will not break the bonds between the United States and Libya. Libyan security
personnel fought back against the attackers alongside Americans. Libyans helped some of our diplomats find safety, and they carried Ambassador
Stevens’s body to the hospital, where we tragically learned that he had died.
It’s especially tragic that Chris Stevens died in Benghazi because it is a city that he helped to save. At the height of the Libyan revolution,
Chris led our diplomatic post in Benghazi. With characteristic skill, courage, and resolve, he built partnerships with Libyan revolutionaries, and
helped them as they planned to build a new Libya. When the Qaddafi regime came to an end, Chris was there to serve as our ambassador to the new
Libya, and he worked tirelessly to support this young democracy, and I think both Secretary Clinton and I relied deeply on his knowledge of the
situation on the ground there. He was a role model to all who worked with him and to the young diplomats who aspire to walk in his footsteps.
Along with his colleagues, Chris died in a country that is still striving to emerge from the recent experience of war. Today, the loss of these four
Americans is fresh, but our memories of them linger on. I have no doubt that their legacy will live on through the work that they did far from our
shores and in the hearts of those who love them back home.
Of course, yesterday was already a painful day for our nation as we marked the solemn memory of the 9/11 attacks. We mourned with the families who
were lost on that day. I visited the graves of troops who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan at the hallowed grounds of Arlington
Cemetery, and had the opportunity to say thank you and visit some of our wounded warriors at Walter Reed. And then last night, we learned the news of
this attack in Benghazi.