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Background the US ambassador -- -- is dead killed in protests against American made moving.
The president is about to make a statement at this -- off on the rose -- is not just Libya.
Our embassy in Egypt also under siege yesterday supposedly because of that same movie this is the top stories across the world.
And Peggy Noonan joins me now -- your response to secretary of state Clinton's -- statement that.
I guess a few things to say about it one is that it had a very.
Apt and appropriate.
Tribute to the specific.
American diplomats and -- just -- killed.
But also to American diplomacy we forget these people risk their lives could be where they aren't to represent their country.
So that that that's one point.
A larger point I think is that she.
She's trying to.
But I think the secretary of state is trying to damp down emotions habit -- understandably by focusing a bit on other emotions.
But I think there are some very big questions here about this whole thing about the incidents last night.
You have to -- I think we need to know a lot more who got these -- so whipped -- how exactly did they do it who did it on what time line.
We -- this security forces in Egypt and later in Libya.
Why it was in Libya especially.
Where the US personnel not protected what was going non.
Now she said that the people who attacked the consulate and Bengals.
-- small and savage group.
There was no suggestion as to who they might be whether they work as dogs had suggested.
Maybe -- Qaeda linked there's no mention of who they won't -- what group they represented who people who who organized.
Especially in light of reports on the Internet that they were linked to extremists supporters of Sharia law do you think secretary of state was -- a little in retreat.
On pointing the finger and saying we're not gonna tolerated again -- I don't know I don't know what they know.
All I can tell you if there's a lot of questions here they run as it.
Cascade of questions that have gotten to be understood so that we understand exactly what happened but certainly and misses -- moment.
It's not only a tragedy this this has the feeling of something that.
Could begin a long term crisis now there is a movie at issue here now an American made moving.
Which I'm I've not seen we have told -- now separatists like Clinton called that inflammatory material on the Internet.
She did not come out with a ringing defense of America's right to free speech.
Implicitly -- condemned that movie as inflammatory.
What do you make of that.
You know I think we're living in -- time I've been thinking the past 24 hours of mr.
The man who shot the arch duke Franz Ferdinand -- 1914.
And started a war.
Are still being felt we are living in a culture now.
With the Internet with so many ways of communicating.
That everybody wants to be -- prince.
Everybody wants to cause some trouble everybody wants to -- How can I can get -- all excited so that he is that technological fact is I think part of this story.
A governor Romney yesterday.
Put out a statement about the Egyptian embassy occupation calling it disgraceful calling the White House's response to that occupation disgraceful.
Today the White House says don't you go using this full political gain.
Now do you think that this whole blow up in the Middle East could become a very important issue in the forthcoming election.
I do but I also think.
Hot times should be meant by cool words.
And I think.
Is very important and it should not.
Suddenly now everybody should absorb what happened in the us government should be very seriously deciding.
What to do so as -- and -- depress.
And how to press them as as you look across the spectrum of response from the White House from centrists like Clinton thus far off our official response to this outrage.
You think it's okay you think it's cool worlds to cool the emotions are a what I can tell you that I want to see is cool words.
Look at it it strikes me that the only appropriate response to what has happened in the past 24 hours.
Is almost oh my god.
Him in this position he moment yes and in moments of shocked when you know you don't have all the information.
Be cool but it -- point do we say in off.
It off you don't kill our ambassador having to get alimony you absolutely don't you don't say that they're -- -- -- I'm agreeing with your point but when do we -- when do we say enough.
It enough well I think the -- -- is speaking with them -- -- hopefully utility -- -- but there's one thing I believe should happen.
Next week when the president said he's otherwise -- campaigning in Ohio.
He darn well ought to get back to the White House and meet with prime minister Bibi Netanyahu.
And the only ally we have of a stable democratic regime in the middle -- -- almost like because I believe we've got -- an issue that's coming to your point as we said the president is about to speak about this incident at 10:35 this morning.
-- few minutes from now in the rose garden and now we've got this breaking news.
Fox News Ed Henry reports that President Obama make counsel his campaign trip today to -- Vegas and end up.
Those stocks are under review that's according to Fox News at.
Henry so underneath you're right so I think we're talking on the right course that it should cancel.
Those things this is not a day for politics on anybody's part but there's -- crisis -- is now a -- to the November campaign is it not.
But full front and that's like saying his history portion of the voting in two months yeah I think so.
You know this is a big thing and it's happened again -- and so glad that you -- here with us today on this particular -- thank you thanks so much.
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