So the American embassies got whacked in Egypt and Libya, followed by American embassies all over the place. Not much happened to the perpetrators. In Libya, a bunch of people were rounded up and arrested, but it's doubtful they were the right ones. The CSI: Benghazi team probably doesn't measure up to American standards.
Here in the US, we sent a police force in the middle of the night to drag the film maker the Muslims allegedly hated in for questioning. While the rioters attacking the embassies might not understand our criminal justice system, they most certainly understand images like this.
|Everybody living in a Muslim police state has seen this before. A beating must have followed.|
Our "allies" are seeing this, too. Right about now, anyone who lined themselves up with the Great Satan must be cashing in their bonds and booking a cab ride to the airport. If the Yanks can't manage to protect one of their ambassadors and the President is telling everyone that Egypt isn't an ally any more, all confidence in our ability to protect pro-American politicians in Muslim countries must have evaporated.
Can you imagine the conversations over the family dinner tables in those houses?
"Saeed, what were you thinking? I told you the Americans couldn't protect us!"Meanwhile, our reporting is fixated on how this affects the Presidential race and whether or not Mitt Romney will make a gaffe.
"Quiet, Laila! I'm calling the airport to get tickets on the next flight to Istanbul!"
Didn't we used to be a serious country?