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And the growing thousand -- sparking new criticism of President Obama Republican congressman Allen -- suggestion it was the Obama administration's support for the -- spring.
That and -- -- attacks Dick Morris a former advisor to president clay and good evening day.
-- Well I think that I think absolutely this is what happens when you have.
A weak presidency.
Maybe bush -- -- strong.
And the casualty there is that people start.
Turning against the war but Obama is -- too weak and like with Jimmy Carter when the American president is week.
Our enemies -- gonna take advantage up.
How do we separate out and that lamented that the crisis right now we're looking at the beginning several gang camp protest and of course that's.
Now I'm I'm not gonna and -- that the four murders -- keep repeating that line.
I'm -- -- -- separate out then will the real crisis that the nation is facing tonight there.
And the political impact because this does have a political impact back how it's being used as a you know weapon back and forth.
Well I think that the administration has some explaining to do.
Why there's a newspaper in Britain -- credible source the independent.
Which says that senior diplomatic officials in the United States.
Report that we had 48 hours warning of the Libyan attack.
And in any case it doesn't take a genius to know that it's going to be September 11.
And that that's a time when you need to bolster security particularly in -- -- and let me hear -- there so many weapons around.
I saw what -- reported -- just know we've been trying to Trace it -- that one down to see if we could corroborated.
And only so far are people here are unable to then -- -- -- a great debt as being as they million.
But any -- -- British newspaper one of the major.
Dailies in the United Kingdom is not gonna run with that story unless they've sources -- -- -- senior diplomatic source.
That means American sources.
Not -- not Hillary or hurt people but from the diplomatic corps and I suspect that what's going on here.
Is that they've lost one of their own and they raising hell for this leak into question why the administration didn't act to correct to protect them.
Are vitally important point here from for politics.
Because that's what I'm just I'm here to talk about -- Is not so much why -- the Muslims came after us.
Probably was retaliation for the killing of one of the -- Qaeda leaders and possibly September 11 I don't like the movie was anything more than a pretext.
But the real question is what -- the political impact of a president who is so busy campaigning.
That number one he can't meet with Netanyahu during a period of crisis because he's far too busy -- on Letterman that night.
And secondly who misses half and his intelligence briefings.
And thirdly didn't take serious warnings 48 hours in advance that this attack was going to happen.
And finally approved.
The American diplomatic embassy statement.
For the video and condemning it rather than condemning the violence.
Then what I what I don't -- half and I -- in Riyadh the statement and they and tried to criticize Romney for that.
Well I would I don't standing -- -- -- whether those 48 hours notice or not what -- we've been on an island verified but certainly this play in this in this region is a powder cake.
And we -- should have known that because there's such a swift reaction frankly I I don't I'm I'm curious whether any of our.
And the people who have spoken out on behalf of the administration about this move we have actually looked at the movie or whether they're just relying on the words about what -- and got nothing to do.
No I I propaganda put out there is it's not it's got nothing it's got nothing to them with the movie I.
I got definitely does not an analyst and -- must take its part of the narrative because it's being used I agreed to pretty wise and it may be completely phony but that is at least the pretext and is part of the narrative of part of the thing that we're now dealing -- tonight and as this crisis is growing.
Why would they have why would the United States government.
Have four Marines guarding this embassy in Libya and with the instruction.
That they should carry no ammunition in the guns.
What is this about.
They knew it was September 11.
That you knew that something was gonna happen if they didn't have specific 48 hours notice every September 11 and went -- talking about the American Embassy in.
You know Bangladesh or something we're talking about it right in the middle of the Middle East in a country that's enormously -- -- -- Let me say this about how this is -- -- I responded deficit I have friends -- it I just -- -- means it seems so.
Amateurish that we didn't -- that this was an extremely volatile situation and I say that as a as a reverse engineering you don't have all these places erupted all at once if this is not what I simmering serious problem and it's very amateur that we didn't see this coming that would at least that's what I think tonight based on the limited information I have tonight.
I think there's another dimension that's even more important.
When things went wrong in Iraq we blamed bush when things went wrong in Vietnam -- -- Nixon or Johnson.
When things went wrong in Korea we blamed Truman.
When things go wrong in Iraq we blame Obama I'm -- in Libya.
Libya is Obama's war.
He started it he -- he spent two billion dollars on -- secrets if did the no fly zone.
And the Arab Spring is something that he's encouraged from the very beginning.
And now it's exploding on his watch and I think that this is his crisis.
-- thank him and thank you.