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Chaos in Middle East, US Ambassador Murdered, Media Fixated on Romney "Gaffe"

Happy Jake Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 6:35 AM
What did he say that was wrong? Should we run around the world apologizing for our principles? Should we blame freedom of speech for Muslim violence? Is it America's fault that Muslims are so easily enraged? Is THAT what Romney should have said? And before you say it, no, people of other religions (by which is usually meant "Christianity") do NOT act that way. If they did Hollywood would have burned 30 years ago. How many people died in violent protests over: Priest (1994), The Last Temptation of Christ, Dogma, Paul, Footloose (either one), Van Helsing, The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Demons, TV's Nothing Sacred, South Park, The Life of Brian, Stigmata, Nacho Libre, Showtime's The Borgias, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Sin City...
Happy Jake Wrote: Sep 13, 2012 6:41 AM
... The Invention of Lying, The Devil Inside, Easy A, and who knows how many others?

This has been an extremely disquieting day, for several reasons.  First and foremost, the US Ambassador to Libya was murdered in cold blood last night, along with three other diplomats -- and horrifying images of the carnage are being beamed around the world.  A few basic facts via Reuters:

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three embassy staff were killed in an attack on the Benghazi consulate and a safe house refuge, stormed by Islamist gunmen blaming America for a film they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad. Gunmen had attacked and...