The previous piece explains how Muslims in Libya and Cairo exploded into violence, attacking the Cairo Embassy, and killing the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, dragging his dead body through the streets, with updated reports showing that anti-American protests were breaking out in Sudan, Kuwait and Morocco as well.
Yet in a second schedule updated released by the White House on Wednesday around around 10:42 a.m., they say Obama will continue on with a scheduled fundraiser in Vegas?
(Update: In a second schedule update issued around 10:42 a.m. on Wednesday, the White House indicated that President Obama would continue with his campaign trip to Las Vegas after issuing a statement on events in Libya and Egypt in the Rose Garden.
The only change in the updated schedule is this: "Shortly after (the Rose Garden statement), the President and Secretary Clinton will visit the State Department in Washington, DC. This visit is closed press." The updated schedule still states that "In the afternoon, the President will depart the White House en route Las Vegas, Nevada.")
(CNSNews.com) - On the day after the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed in Benghazi, the White House on Wednesday morning released a schedule showing that President Obama would continue with his planned campaign trip to Las Vegas.
Even if he cancels it now, the damage is done, that kind of election activity should have immediately been taken off the table last night.
No one can be this crass.
White House website schedule, still has the Vegas fundraiser listed.
I guess Obama is that crass.
[Update 9/13/12] Obama did attend his Vegas Fundraiser.
[Update] The American embassies in Algeria and Tunisia warned of more protests Wednesday.- AP
[Update] New reports show Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi asked the Egyptian embassy in Washington to take legal action in the United States against makers of a film attacking the Muslim Prophet Mohammad, the official state news agency said on Wednesday.
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