Is the President's foreign policy falling apart?
Talking Points 10/2
- Duration 3:17
- Date Oct 2, 2012
Talking Points 10/2
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Hi -- Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight is the president's foreign policy falling apart that is -- subject of this evening's talking points memo.
Jon Stewart now mocking President Obama over the Libyan assassination situation that's not good news for the president because up until now.
Much of the liberal media has ignored the facts surrounding the terror attack on ambassador Christopher Stephens but last night Stewart went to town.
Administration story was at one anti -- video on YouTube having -- touch of a massive protests that -- -- occur on the anniversary of September 11 had happened to spread quickly -- 27 other.
-- Implausible to two days after Carter's press conference they had an explanation for that too.
Our current assessment is that what happened and then -- Was in fact initially a spontaneous.
Reaction to what had just transpired hours before in Cairo.
-- almost a copycat.
Of the demonstrations against our facility in Cairo.
Which were prompted of course by the video speech.
So when he wasn't the -- it was the ring to.
To five days after the attacks the White House was still sticking to the video story but on the eighth day.
The director of National Counterterrorism Center went in front of congress from a slightly different assessment I would say yes.
They were killed in the course of the terrorist attack on our embassy courses themselves terrorist attack -- counterterrorism -- -- -- as early against the ghost busters they -- goats she and I.
Parasitic would argue that the president's been willing to admit our embassies were targeted by terrorists is that we'll make you look badly before an election -- maybe on his back and forth as just an honest confusion.
Mean not likely.
As we discuss -- -- -- last night Libyan situation and foreign policy in general.
Has not arrested the attention of casual voters who remain locked into the economy and in many cases ideology.
But Mitt Romney would be Smart to seize on the Libyan controversy is part of an overall competence challenge to mr.
If the economy remains bad and it does just check out earnings from Ford -- GM today.
And America's overseas strategy is wobbly and which it seems today.
Governor -- should have some heavy verbal ammunition to use in the debate tomorrow night.
For his part president will remain steadfast that everything is going according to plan.
Four years ago I -- I've been more of a lot.
I -- we're gonna wind down of the war in Afghanistan we are.
And -- -- tower a new while a new tower rises.
Above the New York skyline Al -- on the -- -- and Osama bin Laden is dead.
But according to the American commander in Afghanistan al-Qaeda fighters how are again causing trouble -- that for -- -- country.
And the terror group might even be responsible for murdering ambassador Stevens.
Tony Lewis believes that many voters are still persuade.
And that support for the president is -- among some independence.
Recent Rasmussen poll says just 42% of those backing the president are locked in stone.
That gives -- governor some room tomorrow night but he needs to be surgical.
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