Reading this was a double face-palm, head scratching, throw something moment. The media is now blaming Mitt Romney for their failure to cover the failings of Barack Obama. Seriously. Now we’ve heard it all from these miserable sycophants.
JOE SCARBOROUGH: Talk about the conservative critique–and I think it’s a fair critique, the conservative critique: that all you guys in the media were talking about Mitt Romney, you should have talked about the warnings with the embassy, etc., etc. And yes perhaps we should have. But you know who didn’t allow us to do that?
MIKA BRZEZINSKI: Mitt Romney.
SCARBOROUGH: Mitt Romney. If Mitt Romney had kept his mouth shut, if he had not acted like a rank amateur, if he had not embarrassed himself–and by the way internally the campaign understands they screwed up, he’s moved on, they know that. So no conservative can say “oh, the mainstream media, blah, blah.” They know how badly they screwed up, and they were having the fight internally before he even went out and did it. But Romney got in the way of the media looking at the president, going, wha-, wha-, what happened here? How did this happen? Now, those questions are going to be asked in the coming weeks. But they weren’t asked in the first 24 hours because Romney was holding this horrific, irresponsible, press conference.
So, if Mitt Romney doesn’t speak for the next day or so, will they talk about how the Obama campaign was tweeting during the transfer ceremony for the bodies of our slain diplomats on Monday morning? I know, I won’t hold my breath.
Oh, these people give me such a headache.