Friday, December 19, 2014

Was Mitt Romney too quick to criticize President Obama after the U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed?

READER POLL

Was Mitt Romney too quick to criticize President Obama after the U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed?

Yes, Romney wrongly accused Obama of 'sympathizing' with Libyan protesters
 
  596 (47.8%)
No, Obama’s muddled Mideast policy led to embassy attacks in Libya and Egypt
 
  427 (34.2%)
Yes, Romney ignored tradition in not standing united when the U.S. is attacked
 
  327 (26.2%)
No, voters need to know now how Romney and Obama differ on foreign policy
 
  229 (18.3%)
Total votes = 1248
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