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State Department Attacks Free Speech With Taxpayer Dollars in Pakistan

coveyrise Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 5:33 PM
I think we would have been better off spending about $300 running an ad that says SCREW YOU! Then drop pamplets telling them that if they don't stop the B-52s with Daisy Cutter Cluster Bombs will follow shortly.

The State Department has spent $70,000 in taxpayer funds to purchase advertisements on seven different Pakistani television stations. No, the ads don't defend the First Amendment, or the right for a private American citizen to make a film about whatever they want, instead the ads essentially apologize to radical Islamists for the actions of an American filmmaker who insulted their Prophet Muhammed.

Seven Pakistani television stations broadcast U.S. government public service messages Thursday featuring President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing a film clip insulting Mohammed. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland confirmed the ads were...