September 27, 2012
The Heritage Foundation’s Amy Payne points out the five ways President Obama’s speech at the United Nations disappointed both the U.N. and the American people.
In this continuation of his apology tour, the President scrapped his original speech outline. He instead focused on the controversial YouTube video that the administration claims sparked recent anti-American attacks in the Middle East, including the September 11 murder of the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
Making this video the focus of his speech was inappropriate. He should have used the international platform to make an unapologetic case for freedom. The President failed the American people—and America’s allies—in five major ways.
What did you think of the President’s speech?