President Obama, his campaign spokesman, Ben LaBolt, and the mainstream media on Wednesday tried to deflect attention from the administration's failure to protect and rescue four U.S.diplomats killed in Libya on Tuesday by rebuking Mitt Romney.
Mr. Romney criticized the administration's actions during the crisis and its failure to focus solely on the task at hand: protecting and rescuing the U.S. diplomats.
The four diplomats were killed by a group of armed Al Qaeda sympathizers in a coordinated attack that was planned well in advance to coincide with the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
The President responded to Mr. Romney's criticism:
"Most Americans understand that there are times when we put politics aside," the President said.
In truth, it is Barack Obama who refuses to put politics aside, even when American lives are at stake.
A case in point:
In 2007, then-Sen. Obama voted against funding the troops in Iraq, a move that was harshly criticized by then-Sen. Joe Biden, who said the funds were needed to procure the necessary supplies to protect the troops.
Biden said that Obama's vote to cut off funding of the troops was political, and harmful to the troops.
Just one example, among several......