Yet Hillary Clinton continues to kowtow before violent intimidation. “Deadly Anti-U.S. Riots Despite Obama’s Ad Denouncing Video,” by Dana Hughes for ABC News, September 21 (thanks to Kenneth):
Deadly anti-U.S. protests erupted in Pakistan despite an unusual ad on Pakistani TV featuring President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton denouncing the movie “Innocence of Muslims,” the anti-Islam video that has fueled much of the Pakistani fury.
The ads have been running this week on seven different Pakistani television stations in an attempt to cool tempers over the film, but today’s protests were the largest seen so far since the controversy began in Pakistan last week with the attempted storming of the U.S. embassy.
The Pakistani government declared a national holiday to honor the prophet, sending people into the streets in cities across the country. In several cities the protests turned deadly with reports of at least 15 people killed.
In Karachi, where there was the most violence, at least 12 people were killed, including two policemen. The police were able to keep the protesters away from the United States consulate there.
In Peshawar, protesters torched two movie theaters and at least two people were killed, but the violence occurred a significant distance from the U.S. consulate.
Clinton spoke about the violence before a meeting with her Pakistani counterpart, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar. Calling the video “offensive, disgusting, and reprehensible,” Clinton reiterated that the video may be provocative, but is still not a justification to commit violent acts.
“It’s important for responsible leaders, indeed responsible people everywhere to stand up and speak out against violence, and particularly against those who would exploit this difficult moment to advance their own extremist ideologies,” said Clinton….