Politicizing Terrorism While Americans Die?

Elongated Thoughts: How can Romney be president if he doesn't understand when to be quiet?

Mitt Romney (Getty/David Calvert)
Mitt Romney (Getty/David Calvert)

(The Root) — So this happened.

From CBS News:

A movie attacking Islam’s prophet Muhammad sparked assaults on U.S. diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt on Tuesday. A Libyan security official reported an American was shot to death as protesters burned the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, and in Cairo, protesters scaled the walls of the U.S. embassy walls and replaced an American flag with an Islamic banner.

Then …

From the U.S. Embassy in Cairo:

The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims — as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. 

Then …

From Reuters:

“I’m outraged by the attacks on American diplomatic missions in Libya and Egypt and by the death of an American consulate worker in Benghazi,” Romney said in a statement.