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Middle East madness

Cincinnatus Redux Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 8:47 AM
What an amazing analysis. What we do in the USA is nothing like what happens in the Arab Street. How many Arab language newspapers have condemned the killing of our ambassador? Exactly...none. In a free our society, we condemn the actions of the extreme few which "go off the rails" In the Middle East, they embrace those actions...which means the Arab Street is not extreme, but mainstream. Get a grip on reality.
Last week, Muslim mobs took to the streets to murder the American ambassador in Libya and three of his staffers. American embassies were attacked from Egypt to Yemen.

Embarrassed White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice insisted that these assaults were just reactions to an insensitive video circulating on the Internet that disparaged Islam. As embassies burned, we were assured that there was no animosity directed at America in general, or at this administration and its foreign policy in particular.

That is hogwash. The weeks-old video was a mere...