Mitt Romney shows he too will come together in a crisis

Haha, I’m just kidding:

Mitt Romney today accused President Obama of mishandling the initial response to the attack on the US Embassy in Egypt and a consulate in Libya, saying his administration had sent “mixed signals” to the world and had initially taken on an apologetic tone.

and he got it wrong:

Last night after 10:00 pm ET, Romney released a statement on the attacks on the U.S. embassies in Egypt and Libya. After saying he was “outraged” by these attacks and the death of an American consulate worker, Romney said, “It’s disgraceful that the Obama administration’s first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions, but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks.” Yet after learning every piece of new information about those attacks, the Romney statement looks worse and worse — and simply off-key. First, Romney was referring to a statement that the U.S. embassy in Egypt issued condemning the “efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims.” But that embassy statement, which the White House has distanced itself from, was in reference to an anti-Islam movie and anti-Islam pastor Terry Jones, and it came out BEFORE the embassy attacks began. Then this morning, we learned that the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and others died in one of the attacks.

There’s video of Romney showing how he reacts to a crisis on the anniversary of 9/11 here.

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