Call it counter-intuitive, but Mitt Romney shouldn’t focus heavily on what many conservatives are calling President Barack Obama’s biggest foreign policy blunder during Monday night’s upcoming presidential debate, according to New York Times columnist David Brooks. In his weekly appearance on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” Brooks said the debate, which will be dedicated to the topic of foreign affairs, is an opportunity for Romney to talk about other issues than the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya. “Don’t nitpick about Benghazi,” Brooks said.
Comments: If this (and the creased pants thing) is the kind of stuff you have to say to get invited to the lib cocktail parties, it's not worth it. Of course, of course!!! he said it on NPR.
If you read all over the internet, especially the liberal sites like Mother Jones, MSNBC, CNN, etc, that is their line: "Don't you dare talk about Benghazi." Brooks is the definition of a RINO. He admits he voted for Obama 2008. He's a liberal. He's just embarrassed about it.
Look who is giving the advice, then decide. Benghazi is the blue dress. The 1 to 1.18 million odds that a lie has been finally caught and exposed. The voters (At least the independents) fully understand this.
Let's review history, shall we? In 1972 there was a break-in that was politically motivated. No one got killed, or even injured. The dust-up by the Media and the Left was SO GREAT, a Republican President RESIGNED in shame (and to avoid Impeachment which would tear apart our nation).
In 2012, a Middle East Consulate BEGGED for more security forces, after there were many various terrorist attacks in the area for a few MONTHS. These requests were IGNORED and the Ambassador was SET UP for death by this administration. Four Americans were massacred horribly. The Media yawned. The prezdint went to Vegas. And they ALL covered up and LIED about the entire situation.
Up to date now? BTW - The prezdint took TWO WEEKS to admit that this was a TERRORIST ATTACK - after LYING TO AMERICA AND THE UN as to WHO WAS TO BLAME. He is STILL in office. No charges. No shame. No Impeachment. No jail time. He's a Leftist, of course. So are the Media folks.
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Mai Bad, 10/20/2012 6:58:09 AM (No. 8947311)
Yo..yo..Dave right. Better stick to things like giving up our rights to the United Nations!! Like letting the butt holes tax our personal bank accounts, take over the Internet and use some stinking Arms Treaty to disarm our citizens!! Mitt don't have to talk about Bengazi at all there is plenty of dirt without even getting to Libya.
At the ceremony/photo-op of the Americans coming home in coffins, obama seemed bored. Clinton seemed really upset. And brooks is a nitwit and should be classified as a typical liberal hack of the nytimes.
David Brooks is such a reliable Liberal Plantation tool.
Benghazi is a deadly microcosm showing the chaos and collapse of Obama's larger foreign policy. In Benghazi Obama threw our Ambassador under the bus, followed by Hillary, his 'intelligence' chief, and various strawmen and mini-movie makers to be named later. The little movie maker remains in jail as hostage to Obama's deadly foreign policy.
Obama has lied about Benghazi for 5 weeks. Benghazi is where the ugly and empty underside of Obama has been exposed.
David Brooks is a pathetic-loser-wannabe at the NYSlimes, and a tired old liberal-hack disguised as a "conservative". Is there anyone out here who actually CARES what he says about anything? Brooks and Peggy Noonan, the Frick and Frack of the old GOP. Keep your "advice" David, and continue to salivate over obama. Remember, he's the guy you said had the "perfect crease" in his trousers and was going to be a "great president". Jerk.
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Frank Dunn, 10/20/2012 7:13:27 AM (No. 8947352)
Hey! If PBS, NPR and the NYT can ignore Fast & Furious, the failed "Stimulus", increased poverty, U-6 unemployment frozen at 14.7%, the falsity of man caused global warming, and the delusional emperor in the White House, they can easily ignore Obama's lies and failures in the Middle East. Obama's promise of socialism outweighs all the misery he has inflicted for these highly paid elites.
Good grief. brooks & all the other barry supporters have really sold their souls in order to protect their messiah. Benghazi represents all that is wrong with this administration, which starts and ends with lies. Four Americans are dead & it's being swept under the rug by the sock puppet press for one reason & that's to protect a failed, disinterested, disengaged barack obama.
Everybody knows this IS the issue & will be the final nail. That's why the left doesn't want to talk about it. Period.
Obama provided Mitt a baseball bat for the next debate, and the small minded Obama will focus on Benghazi in preparations as to what lies to tell. And then Mitt "will" strike O out by focusing on the entire collapse in foreign policy taking place right now. None of it in response to Brooks. As someone who closely (military viewpoint) observed the collapse of the Shah and replacement by the Ayatollahs under Carter and the 30 years of attacks on Americans that has led to, Obama has made a much worse situation that our children will be dealing with if a World War doesn't cause it all to go up in smoke first.
Four Americans were murdered including our Ambassador who had said that there was a hit put out on him and he needed security. He was still asking for help on the day he was murdered. Hillary and Obama did not have his back. He was too busy campaigning, running off to one party after another. Partying with Beyonze and her crowd was more important to him. Who knows where Hillary was; she was obviously not at home for that 3AM call. The MSM talked about Travon Martin and called for more attention to his killer than they have for our Ambassador. Shame on them and this regime.
Brooks is unable to see this as a question of competence. This President has been totally disengaged throughout his Presidency. He has been campaigning since the first week of his term and is "addicted" to the adoring, nodding crowds.(this will be what he will miss most - while the wife will miss all the perks). It also comes down to integrity and doing the right thing - where he has clearly shown his stripes.
Some 'small foreign issue of the past?' Hey .... What's a dead person or 4 when you have more important things on your mind, like Las Vegas and Hollywood!
No doubt Brooks also believes that the hundreds of persons murdered by Eric Holder's weapons of Fast and Furious is ALSO a 'small foreign issue.' Hey, a few dead border guys and some Hispanics here and there don't matter much. s/o
Hey, Mother Jones is NOT liberal...it is a Communist publication. The others are not liberal either--they are LEFTIST. We really need to stop helping the left mislead the public with the false use of the word "liberal". The truth is they are tyrants and control-freaks who hate freedom.
Romney hit Obamas Las Vegas Fund Raising Trip in the last debate and Obama was offended by it. Romney should pour it on about Obamas Benghazi excuses quagmire at the debate Monday. Let Obama get offended big time about his abysmal Foreign Policy Failures...maybe Obama will cry a little for the cameras?
"Knee Jerk At Le Cirque: David Brooks Calls Palin A 'Fatal Cancer' On The GOP."
NEWSBUSTERS October 9, 2008
The New York Times's ace columnist and NPR/PBS media super star, Professor Brooks, claims he is a conservative in the tradition of Edmund Burke and Alexander Hamilton. And yet, I can never recall him being a guest on the radio or television shows of Mark Levin, The Maha Rushie, Doc Savage or Sean Hannity. Did I just fail to tune in?
I heard some of this yesterday. The lisping E.J. Deionne was the other half of the discussion. When it was over I said to myself, out loud, "Well that was a very balanced discussion." (Note: sarcasm)
NPR has declared war on Romney. But they are not going to do it like MSNBC, but while stating the most damning lies possible about Romney in a very calm soothing tone and in a way that suggest of course, everyone knows that Romney eats children for breakfast.
The New York Times's genuflecting panting anorchus RINO mollycoddle strikes again. Yeah, we know, Mr. Brooks. If the voters come to understand what happened at Benghazi and why, the man you so eagerly voted for in 2008 will lose ignominiously. You and your employers can't bear the thought of that happening. That hopium is addictive, ain't it?
Just get it over with, David, follow Arlen S.P.E.C.T.R.E.'s footsteps over to the dark side, and admit that you're a Democrat for whom the sight of Obama gives a sexually electric charge up your crease. Standing beside Brooks, the principle free David Gergen looks like Ronald Reagan.
Wow. Breath-taking. The mask hasn't slipped, its completely discarded. An active attempt at sabotaging Romney's campaign, or to some degree, the last debate at very least. I think I'm starting to honestly hate Brooks. What a disgusting little reptile.
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