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The politics of what's happening overseas and how it affects our election back at home sharp new criticism from team Romney up.
The president's handling of this week's crisis overseas former ambassador -- is advising governor Romney saying quote.
The president can even keep track of who's our ally or not this is amateur hour it's.
Amateur hour meanwhile governor Romney is hitting the president for not taking the lead.
President of the United States we will restore our military commitment I give America.
The strongest military in the -- The world needs American leadership the Middle East meets our needs American leadership and I intend to be a president the provides the leadership that America respects at a much -- gave us admired throughout the world.
Say -- -- if -- went on to say we're at the mercy of events instead of shaping events reaction after the former.
New Hampshire governor John Sununu former White House chief of staff under the first President Bush and his senior advisor to the Romney team -- -- good morning welcome back.
Good morning how we added I'm doing fine define amateur hour for us well look as much as we.
Regret and more -- -- the tragic loss of life.
That occurred in Libya we have to recognize that this is.
The the emperor has no clothes moment for the Obama foreign policy.
This is an administration who has thought that.
On the basis of their ego and their arrogance and their hubris.
And delivering a speech in Cairo.
That somehow they were going to calm a very fragile and unstable part of the world.
It's amateur hour because they have done nothing to constructively deal with.
The amazing transition that's taking place there.
But the president summed it up himself with the phrase he wanted to lead from behind.
That defines amateur hour there is no way you lead from behind.
The advisor that I just quoted Richard Williamson also said -- get a present a Romney being a different situation right now that's his quote and quote.
Why or how how Heidi about -- Look at what what this president has done is is do -- eroded respect for America.
Respect is important to keep our allies comfortable.
Respect is important to keep those that aren't so friendly to us.
Recognizing that the United States is a -- -- and is willing to project its power to deal with bad issues.
But when you have a president that -- that wants to.
Conduct a charm offensive an apology offensive and based foreign policy on that then you have problems this this president.
Does not in my opinion understand the seriousness of the role of the presidency in leading the free world.
Would it -- to a statement that just came out from the White House what can -- to finish that answer a moment but this is what the statements -- It's astonishing that the Romney campaign continues to shamelessly politicize.
A sensitive international situation the fact is that any president of either party is going to be confronted by crisis while in office.
And governor Romney continues to demonstrate that he is not at all prepared to manage them shamelessly.
-- what he's really what he's merely saying there is please don't pay attention to my dramatic screw ups right now.
Look what -- shameless is that the day after Chris Stevens was killed the president again skipped.
His presidential daily briefing from the CIA.
That this president thought he could be president while skipping more than half of those CIA briefings.
His arrogance and ego is such that he thinks all -- to do is read the outline material they send a many understands it.
The PDB is written.
To conduct dialogue with the intelligent professionals that come down to talk to you the big problem this president has he's been avoiding that.
He thinks he's so Smart and so good that he doesn't have to do what all his predecessors did.
We're in trouble because it is amateur hour with a president who does not understand what's going on in the world.
And has never had to make a leadership decision to -- sat.
-- -- off at what point is governor Romney addressed this head on does -- make a speech does he make a statement as a call another press conference what do you advising him to do.
Now well I think I think the governor -- and his advisors are -- Trying to balance what is an appropriate.
Of waiting for for a time in which it will be not be perceived so political.
It is not easy to do in this climate.
It is not easy to do with a president who is is more eager to go out do was fundraisers.
Than to pay attention to his intelligence briefings but they'll find an appropriate -- And do the appropriate thing we are I have tried to tell them how to do what to do Johnson and thank you for your -- reaction to the Romney team what's going on here between the White House Cairo Libya.
And other places so many to account today Johnson and -- thank you for your time to our viewers at home certainly you have questions.
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