SEARCH BLOG: OBAMA and ROMNEY
The U.S. was physically attacked again on 9/11. Yes, this U.S. soil was located in both Egypt and Libya, but it was part of the U.S. since U.S. embassies were on that soil.
Mitt Romney was critical of the initial response which tried to deflect the fact that it was an attack on the U.S. with a statement about the obscure film which was purported to be the flimsy excuse for the attacks. Romney wasn't the only one who was critical of the State Department's Casper Milktoast response.
Blasting Obama on Libya [they are so grateful for U.S. aid in removing Qaddafi] and Egypt, [they are so grateful for U.S. aid in removing Mubarak] Romney accused of opportunism
Yet, from The New York Times:
By HELENE COOPER and MARK LANDLER
The tepid response from the Egyptian government to violence at the embassy in Cairo worried American officials.