Hillarys motorcade pelted with tomatoes, shoes in Egypt

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    well thank god it wasn't akin to say, Nixon's Venezuelan visit.

    It surprised me though in that considering the time and effort Obama has spent addressing the ME, his adroit diplomacy, mending fences etc. I would have thought our stature and reputation would have been greatly enhanced.......


    Protests as Clinton holds meetings in Egypt

    Cairo (CNN) -- Egyptian protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade Sunday and shouted, "Monica, Monica, Monica" as she left the newly reopened U.S. Consulate in Alexandria.

    Clinton said she was in the city to answer critics who believe Washington has taken sides in Egyptian politics. There were already vocal protesters at the start of her visit to the consulate, forcing the ceremony to be moved inside.

    "I want to be clear that the United States is not in the business, in Egypt, of choosing winners and losers, even if we could, which, of course, we cannot," Clinton said at the ceremony to reopen the consulate, which was closed in 1993 because of budget constraints.

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    Protests as Clinton holds meetings in Egypt - CNN.com
     
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    What? No rose petals for wiping out Mubarek and getting terrorists instated into the power structure? :dunno:
     
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    go figure eh?
     
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    I didn't know we had military operations in Egypt.
     
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    Well, it's reassuring to see how Boiking has elevated America's standing in the world!
     
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    Were they talking about Monica Lewinsky?
     
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    Ah yes, another brainac attempt at humor.
     
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    humor? how so?
     
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    would you be happy with a foreign controlled dicatator in your nation's leadership?
     
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    see bolded
     

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