Mother of former Navy SEAL asks Mitt Romney to stop talking about son

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  • Happy Valley Heretic Orem, UT
    Oct. 12, 2012 8:06 a.m.

    Counter Intelligence said: BTW: Where was all the weeping and wailing when navy seals asked that Obama NOT politicize Osama - but he did anyhow.

    Really you can't see the difference between finally getting Americas Most Wanted and wanting the public it to know about it? After the republicans GAVE UP looking for him and Obama Finished what bush couldn't or wouldn't do? The same Seal of whom one wrote a book about but doesn't want Obama to speak of it?

    Mitt was using her son as a prop, you are way off base and should be ashamed for comparing his death to the situation with Osama's death.

  • Counter Intelligence Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 11, 2012 4:44 p.m.


    Where was all the weeping and wailing when navy seals asked that Obama NOT politicize Osama - but he did anyhow

    Where is the concern for Pat Smith, mother of murdered foreign service officer Sean Smith, who's death Obama treated like "a bump in the road."

  • Counter Intelligence Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 11, 2012 1:41 p.m.

    The feigned indignation on these posts is laughable

    Romney's actual comment was : "You can imagine how I felt when I found out that he was one of the two former Navy Seals killed in Benghazi on Sept. 11," "It touched me obviously as I recognized this young man that I thought was so impressive had lost his life in his service of his fellow men and women."

    Oh the horror of saying he was honored to meet a Navy Seal

    Yet when the seals mother said she did not want her sons death to be politicized Mitt Romney's campaign told ABC News it would stop citing the meeting with Glen Doherty.

    (non)Problem solved.

    @WHAT NOW?
    You seem to be offended regardless of what Romney does - so perhaps the question of "which Romney" is merely your problem. If you would actually listen to Romney instead of the haters, you might actually be able to answer your own question.

  • Furry1993 Ogden, UT
    Oct. 11, 2012 7:36 a.m.

    To JWB 11:15 p.m. Oct. 10, 2012

    Lest you forget, or try to hide it:

    On Wednesday morning 10/10/2012, CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien asked Jason Chffetz if he had "voted to cut the funding for embassy security."

    "Absolutely," Chaffetz said. "Look we have to make priorities and choices in this country. We have…15,000 contractors in Iraq. We have more than 6,000 contractors, a private army there, for President Obama, in Baghdad. And we’re talking about can we get two dozen or so people into Libya to help protect our forces. When you’re in tough economic times, you have to make difficult choices. You have to prioritize things."

    Maybe if there had been better funded security available, things would have been different an an ambassador would still be alive. Whodathunkit?

    Maybe Mitt should comment on THIS instead of trying to use a dead man that Romney didn't find useful until he became a political tool. I agree with Barbara Doherty. If my son were being used as a tool, especially by someone I didn't trust, I'd be upset too. Good for her.

  • JWB Kaysville, UT
    Oct. 10, 2012 11:15 p.m.

    President Obama has publicity problems himself but he has 100s of public relations and press and media and protocol people to help protect him from big faux pas' but he still makes them.

    That happens without campaigning but with campaigning and developing strategies, plans and procedures for the future, this type of mistake can happen.

    It is tragic that this type of embassy and consulate lack of proper security and reqests had been neglected by the administration and State Department personnel.

    The investigation will continue and final results will come after the election to keep it surfacing periodically in the next month.

    Mitt Romney said he would not mention his name again but 4 people did get killed that day and that is a security problem and is a fact.

  • RanchHand Huntsville, UT
    Oct. 10, 2012 6:47 p.m.

    Navy Seal's best friend recounts how Romney introduced himself to the man several times and seems to have not recognized him on subsequent self-introductions.

    Poor Romney. You try to come off looking human and only make matters worse. That's the problem with robots, they just don't understand human emotions.

  • WHAT NOW? Saint George, UT
    Oct. 10, 2012 6:24 p.m.

    "...On Wednesday, Doherty's mother, Barbara Doherty, told Boston television station WHDH that she doesn't trust Romney and called on Romney to stop making her son's death, in her words, "part of his political agenda."...".

    The mom of a slain former Navy Seal does not trust Which Romney.

    Can't trust Which Romney.

    The mom has asked Which Romney to stop making her son's death part of his political agenda.

    Stop making her son's death part of his political agenda.

    In his manic pursuit of the POTUS, Which Romney has clearly gone beyond the pale.

    Will he learn?

    Stay tuned for the campaign clairification which clarifies the clairification Which Romney clairified today.