Ambassador to Libya Killed

U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens Killed in Consulate Attack in Benghazi

The U.S. ambassador to Libya died as Libya militants stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

The death of Christopher Stevens, 52, on Tuesday came as two American State Department employees were also killed in Benghazi as an 20 gun-wielding attackers stormed the U.S. consulate, angry about an American made film that depicts Prophet Mohammad as a fraud and womanizer.

This reminds Murdoc about all the deadly attacks when things like ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ and ‘Piss Jesus’ are made.

There were about 20 attackers with small arms who stormed the consulate. There was a firefight with Libyan security officers guarding the consulate, according to the U.S. official. One of the buildings was completely destroyed by fire set by the militants.

The group that attacked the consulate is called Ansar al Sharia, according to Libyan sources. The group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but did not mention the movie as motivation. The group is close to al Qaeda ideology and exists in east Libya.

Protesters in Cairo, Egypt, also mobbed, tearing down the US flag at the embassy.

No doubt we’re going to be hearing all about how insensitive Americans caused this.

Comments

  1. Well obviously the solution is to keep importing more and more muslims into the West to show them how really, really nice we are.

  2. Obama is already apologizing for our free speech rights forcing Muslims to kill people because their feelings got butthurt.

    1. Mathew do you have any evidence to back up your claim?

      I don’t see any evidence of Obama giving any kind of apology or synomym thereof.

      The following is an analysis of statemens so far, from Politifact:
      http://tinyurl.com/8kwbtot

      Factcheck.org has not issued an analysis yet.

          1. Unless you are a birther, Obama is the President. So if the State Department says something, he is directly responsible for it.

          2. Matthew,

            Is congress responsible for it as well (Dem and Rep)?

            The State Department is a US federal executive department and is thus directly under the control of head of the executive branch, the President, and not directly under the control of the legislative branch, the Congress.

          3. @Mathew,
            Well I’d only say that the president is responsible for establishing the climate at the various embassies but largely is (should) not be ‘directly’ responsible for emergency statements by individual embassies. He’s trying to get reelected…takes a lot of time, focus, and energy.

            anyway, FactCheck.org has posted something in this regards which seems to agree with Politifact:
            http://factcheck.org/2012/09/romney-gets-it-backward/

  3. How’s your “Arab Spring” working out for you now Barack HUSSEIN Obama?

    OH, just as planned, you say?

    Figured!

    1. Toejam,

      I wouldn’t limit my criticism to Obama about the “Arab Spring”. The whole insane project to spread democracy came from the neocons and the GOP. Not only did they support regime change in Egypt and Libya, but they continue to cheer lead for regime change in Syria. It was also their insane idea to bring democracy to Iraq and the Palestinian Authority. How is that working out?

      Democracy is not the be-all and end-all to civilization. The type of democracy you get depends upon the people and culture of the electorate. That is why folks like me are so adamant about changing our demographics so drastically through mass immigration. People and culture matter.

  4. I agree 11 Bravo,

    American democracy barely works in America. How can we export it to countries where the culture is, shall we say, not as evolved?

    I spend lots of time in Europe because my wife is European and I’m retired.

    Even countries America considers to be allies, like England, France and Germany, which we figure would at least understand “American Democracy” and respect it for what it is don’t “get it” and in fact resent America as a country of Gun-loving, Conservative, evangelastic fanatics. At least the “native” Europeans aren’t running around killing our ambassadors because it’s not part of the European culture.

    Arab countries, which are mostly Islamic don’t abide by the same rules. They are guided by Sharia and don’t have the same regard for human life as Christians and Jews. How can members of these radically opposed cultures relate to one another and “respect” the other’s mores?

    Maybe, thinking back, that’s why America didn’t win over the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese? Two cultures like oil and water can be put in the same container, but remain seperate.

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