"DOH! I guess I am a double a-hole, folks! No wonder I'm losing in the polls to a better man! Maybe I need to stick these where the Sun don't shine- then into my eyes!"
Amidst all the hullaballo and fake patriotism, jingoistic bombast in the wake of the Islamic radicalists’ attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi, Libya, some proportion and sense has to prevail. While Reich wingers and assorted fellow traveler looney tunes scream for Obama’s head and compare the attack to the 1979 hostage taking in Iran – in the Carter era- they are drinking stoned kool (fool?) aid.
Meanwhile, ever the a-hole Mitt Romney has had to back down and retract his politically degenerate remarks criticizing Obama. As the President later commented, the guy has a tendency to shoot before he aims and ask questions later. The crass, self-serving political attack on Obama will likely cost this dope even more points in the polls. (With Obama now leading by at least 5 pts in most battleground states)
Now, as 11 Muslim nations – from the Sudan, to Egypt to Yemen, Pakistan, Iran and Indonesia go up in flames and riots, and 4 Americans have been left dead in Libya (Btw, NO Marines! There were two former Navy Seals killed and a civilian USAID worker apart from Ambassador Stevens). Questions are being asked as to: Who started it?, and What was this film? – what was the nature of it?
Some deluded nabobs have posed the issue as “free speech”, and that the film maker – who until recently remained hidden – had the right to portray what he wanted, wthout fear of distant uprisings, bloodshed or reprisals. But that specious speech cover does not apply to a film 'maker' who lies about his identity and especially the film title itself (in misrepresenting it and the film's featured characters to the actors), as well as the origins of the financial backers.
In the wake of the investigation by Brian Ross of ABC News, e.g.
we now know this "movie" and its dubious maker add to a steaming pile of vile horse shit. A better characterization might be a 'drive by' on celluloid.) The guy who made the film wasn’t a "Sam Bacile" (the identity he originally gave) or a Jew at all, but a twice- convicted felon (for meth making and financial crimes) and Xtian Egyptian.
This twice-convicted (and until recently, imprisoned) methamphetamine maker and bank fraud perp, Nakoula Basselly Nakoula, adopted the nom-de-plume “Sam Bacile” for the purposes of avoiding responsibility for his disgusting film (which will remain unnamed), and portrayed himself as an “Israeli Jew”, implying Jews were behind the making of the film. All not true! Nakoula was no Jew but a member of the Egyptian Coptic Church. His wife’s Coptic Xtian relatives in Egypt funded this disreputable film.
What of the film itself? As the ABC Ross report notes, the actors-actresses said they were duped and had been told they were to appear in a flick called ‘Desert Warrior’. The scripts given them also were headed by this false title. Meanwhile, the names of the characters in the script were all fake, i.e. they were not the same as what "Bacile" would insert after production. (According to one actress interviewed, the names - of the actually intended characters, were dubbed in, post-production. Can anyone say FRAUD?)
For example in the actors' script the Prophet Mohammed was called “George”. Actress Cindy Garcia , interviewed by Ross, who made script-based (fictional) child molestation accusations against “George” (as she pointed out to Brian Ross) had no remote idea the references were to be later altered. For example, she wasn't aware that whenever she addressed the character "George" in her lines, the name would subsequently be changed (dubbed) to "Mohammed'. In other words, all the actors were lied to by this dirt bag Nakoula, who some rightists now wish to defend – even as he’s caused infernal havoc and bloodshed across the already unstable Middle East. And worse, as they seek to blame Obama for what this effing turd incited!
Let's get this straight once and for all: Any movie made under "bait and switch" false pretenses, to the extent the partaking actors are lied to concerning the film content, characters, is NO work of cinematic art but a TERRORIST act - especially when it incepts the violent reactions it did!
That the dishonest miscreant Nakoula could induce honest participation in his effort by intentional deceit, after which he resorted to changing the names of the Script characters (filling in the Islamic content ex post facto) shows the effort to be born in bad faith and hence not any "entertainment" but speech no different from advocating violent overthrow. In other words, a deliberate act of terrorism.
Should this lying rat fucker be defended? Does he have the right to “free speech” under the Constitution? NO!! You have NO right to scream “Fire!” in a crowded theater if there is no real fire, which is what this film amounted to. Look:
1) It was not an honest representation but based on LIES! The actors were lied to about their roles, the characters were not truthfully represented (names different from those later inserted), and the script title was misrepresented – all to lure people into contributing to an anti-Islamic piece of hateful propaganda.
2) The guy himself is a dishonest, disreputable punk, a two time felon as Ross’ report disclosed. He didn’t even have the courage to own up to the film’s own Egyptian Coptic funding but blamed the JEWS! This was tantamount to not only screaming ‘FIRE!’ in a crowded theater but claiming the fake fire was started using an accelerator. (Causing people to stampede more furiously.)
This piece of ambulatory human refuse, by his obscene, lying effort, has created major mayhem and instability across most of the Muslim world, and there is no end in sight.
The Right Wing Whackos, rather than piling on Obama, would do better to re-direct their ire and neurons (the remaining rational ones) to the scumball dirtbag degenerate who started it all, using a “film” based on lies, and lying to the actors to lure them into unknowingly blaspheming one of the major religions of the world and its founder.
Doesn’t their own bible tell them that Satan is “The Father of Lies”? Well, look no further than this über Liar Nakoula for the strife now erupting in the Middle East!
Obama had nothing to do with this strife, and his response is what any sane person would expect. There was no reason - based on key information available - to have any more military or guard presence at the Benghazi Embassy than what existed. (After all, the U.S. had only recently helped liberate the Libyans from Gaddafi in May). Especially in a time of exploding deficits, as we're reminded by Peter G. Peterson. The only thing that remains to be done, in my opinion, is to deport the refuse that incited all this strife back to Egypt. Let him then do all his splainin' there!