Video: NBC chief foreign correspondent blasts Obama’s “Egypt not an ally” statement

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    An example of the ineptness and cluelessness of Obama.
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    Video: NBC chief foreign correspondent blasts Obama’s “Egypt not an ally” statement
    POSTED AT 10:41 AM ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2012 BY ED MORRISSEY


    Barack Obama’s assertion that he doesn’t consider Egypt an ally stunned NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel. Engel, reporting from Cairo, tells Chuck Todd that he needed to “sit down” after hearing that statement. Engel reminds Todd that the US had two major Arab allies in the region when Obama took office, on which it spent a significant amount of foreign aid to keep it that way — Egypt and Saudi Arabia. If we’ve lost Egypt as an ally, Engel asks, wasn’t supporting the effort to overthrow Hosni Mubarak a huge mistake?

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    obama wouldn't go so far as to say that Egypt is an enemy, although after the embassy riots they certainly have proved they are an enemy.
     
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    Wait. Egypt isnt an ally? When did this change? Why are we giving them foreign aid then?
     
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    Exactly.. Dumbass liberals don't know what the hell they're doing..
     

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