U.S. Embassy In Cairo Condemns Hurting Muslims’ “Religious Feelings”

And Obama gets compared to Carter. A lot. posted on

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo released this statement condemning religious intolerance — particularly intolerance directed at Muslims — hours before Egyptian protestors attacked the embassy, destroying the American flag and replacing it with a black flag declaring “There is no God but Allah and Mohammad is his messenger.”

The protesters were demonstrating against a U.S. film in development about Mohammad. The statement continues:

On Special Report, columnist Charles Krauthammer replied to the statement with outrage:

That outrage spread to Twitter, where President Obama was compared to President Carter. A lot.

Carter admin: US Embassy in Tehran attacked. Obama admin: US Embassies in Cairo and Benghazi attacked. Coincidence?

As crowds storm US embassy in Egypt, one instantly thinks of 1979, Iran, Pres. Carter. Not the comparison Obama wants.

Jimmy Carter can sleep peacefully at night. Obama has long surpassed him as being the most inept President.

I think that we can all agree that when our embassies get attacked and Americans killed, Obama has failed at diplomacy. Jimmy Carter anyone?

Carter 2.0 - We apologized to the trash who attacked our embassy in Cairo for 'abuse of free speech'. And Obama is the foreign policy wiz?

Somebody mail Obama a cardigan! Embassies being attacked! We need a misery index! The metamorphosis to Carter is almost complete! #tcot" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23tcot">#tcot

Carter lost 1 embassy; can Obama beat total? Multiple concurrent incidents re US embassies–consulates. Technical acts of war: as was Iran.

This just in - Obama sending helicopters to free the embassy! #Carter" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Carter">#Carter

UPDATE: The White House has disavowed the embassy’s statement. A senior official told Politico that it “does not reflect the views of the United States government.”

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