The president is too lazy and cocksure to have learned any prepared remarks or mastered the appropriate tone, notwithstanding that a government that spends more money than any government in the history of the planet has ever spent can surely provide him with both a speechwriting team and a quiet corner on his private wide-bodied jet to consider what might be fitting for the occasion. So instead he sloughs off the words, bloodless and unfelt: “And obviously our hearts are broken . . . ” Yeah, it’s totally obvious.
Mark Steyn has a new post up on NRO – need I say it’s terrific? Give it a read, if only (as Dan Phillips puts it) to see what a literary razor-blade looks like: Disgrace in Benghazi