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Romney Heckled In VA For Politicizing Killing Of Ambassador In Libya

It's too bad we're not hearing more in the media asking Romney the same question -- why are you politicizing Libya? A protester in Virginia gave it his best shot before being hauled out of a Romney campaign event there -- Romney heckled in Virginia
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It's too bad we're not hearing more in the media asking Romney the same question -- why are you politicizing Libya? A protester in Virginia gave it his best shot before being hauled out of a Romney campaign event there -- Romney heckled in Virginia for ‘politicizing’ U.S. ambassador’s death:

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Thursday was confronted by an angry heckler who accused him of “politicizing” the death of the top U.S. diplomat in Libya to gain an advantage over President Barack Obama. [...]

Romney on Wednesday had used the death of Stevens to score political points by accusing Obama of “sympathizing” with the enemy after the U.S. embassy in Libya released a statement condemning the anti-Muslim film. [...]

Although Romney toned down his criticism of the president the next day at a campaign stop in Fairfax, Virginia, one heckler refused to forgive the candidate.

“Why are you politicizing Libya?” the man screamed. “Why are you politicizing Libya?”

At that point, Romney supporters in the crowd began to chant “U-S-A!” and “Mitt! Mitt!”

The Associated Press reported that supporters also attempted to cover the man’s face with a Romney-Ryan campaign sign, but he ripped it up and left the event. Read on...

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