GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney told donors in a video clip, newly released by San Francisco based Mother Jones, that Palestinians “have no interest” in peace with Israel and suggested that efforts at Mideast peace under his administration would languish.
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
Last week Romney had yet another gaffe and error filled week. Week after week Romney and his campaign can’t get it together.
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at UC Berkeley sponsored a particularly timely conference this week: “Democracy Rising?” sought to address “the challenges of democracy transition and development in countries emerging from authoritarian regimes,” according to the event website.
In seeking to define President Obama as a foreign policy failure, sympathetic to Muslim protesters, Mitt Romney ignored the fact that Americans were killed and under threat overseas.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.
As unfortunate as the events are, Romney’s comments about Obama ring true. Prior to the tragic event and even after, President Obama appears to excuse and apologize for the horrendous events that take place in the world – including those against Americans.
Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.