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OMG Drudge has a pic of the body of someone being hoisted around by Libyans. (Original Post) dkf Sep 2012 OP
Way to be inflammatory. tjdee Sep 2012 #1
The right is just one big emoticon get the red out Sep 2012 #4
I think the OP should be deleted or the title changed, it just adds to disinformation flamingdem Sep 2012 #35
Drudge is asking to receive a drone attack. nt onehandle Sep 2012 #2
Oh there's a solution get the red out Sep 2012 #3
how surprising bigtree Sep 2012 #5
Along with his little worker bees. Ikonoklast Sep 2012 #22
OMG, somebody relies on Drudge as a legit source of information. marmar Sep 2012 #6
No, only Republicans and tr.....oh, wait. n/t DisgustipatedinCA Sep 2012 #7
Heh. 2ndAmForComputers Sep 2012 #17
It is all over facebook tonight Mojorabbit Sep 2012 #29
Yes, it's Ambassador Chris Stephens Fawke Em Sep 2012 #8
Thanks for the info. I didn't want to go back there. dkf Sep 2012 #9
I saw it either from the Daily Beast or HuffPo. Fawke Em Sep 2012 #10
Huffpo JanMichael Sep 2012 #11
Just so you know... it was awful, but the people handling him Fawke Em Sep 2012 #21
You are correct. and medical stafftried for 90 minutes to revive him rustydog Sep 2012 #24
Yes. yes. yes. The OP is horrible right wing propaganda. Horrible. Luminous Animal Sep 2012 #26
Hillary Clinton just said HappyMe Sep 2012 #12
Post removed Post removed Sep 2012 #13
There was a picture on the Brazilian 'Globo' site at least 2 hours ago muriel_volestrangler Sep 2012 #15
Oh my god why did I click on that photo. Oh that poor man. And they were trying to help. nolabear Sep 2012 #20
Yea, he doesn't look good Confusious Sep 2012 #28
Earlier I read that this was simply Libyans carrying him to the hospital flamingdem Sep 2012 #34
He's also posting a B/S Rasmussen poll saying THE OBAMA BOUNCE IS GONE!!! bigdarryl Sep 2012 #14
Unsurprising browsing habit is unsurprising. 2ndAmForComputers Sep 2012 #16
OMG someone on DU is giving Drudge free publicity eShirl Sep 2012 #18
I don't care if it is Drudge, facebook or anywhere else, it's just not right. Fla Dem Sep 2012 #19
Here is what they were doing from press reports nadinbrzezinski Sep 2012 #32
Yes, I knew it was a picture of Libyans trying to help the Amb. Fla Dem Sep 2012 #39
You read Drudge? LeftyMom Sep 2012 #23
This message was self-deleted by its author littlemissmartypants Sep 2012 #27
On this thread? LeftyMom Sep 2012 #33
Post removed Post removed Sep 2012 #25
yeah, until you realize they were taking him to the hospital Warpy Sep 2012 #30
"Awful, awful" Scootaloo Sep 2012 #31
Oh for gods sake I was upset drudge was showing that pic and sickened to think of what happened. dkf Sep 2012 #36
Oh yes, I'm the one with the sick mind. Scootaloo Sep 2012 #38
Heard on NPR that he was being carried to the hospital by Libyans Tunkamerica Sep 2012 #37

tjdee

(18,048 posts)
1. Way to be inflammatory.
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 09:42 AM
Sep 2012

I guess we'll actually have a talk about foreign policy now, and that's exactly what Romney doesn't want.

get the red out

(13,461 posts)
4. The right is just one big emoticon
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 09:47 AM
Sep 2012

Everything to produce rage and negate any kind of measured, intelligent response to anything.

I am starting to feel like the whole thing was engineered by the Neocons. I wonder if Cheney and Rove had a private showing of this film or even approved the script?

flamingdem

(39,313 posts)
35. I think the OP should be deleted or the title changed, it just adds to disinformation
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:44 AM
Sep 2012

Esp. since this might be Libyans helping the Ambassador to get to the hospital

get the red out

(13,461 posts)
3. Oh there's a solution
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 09:45 AM
Sep 2012

Drop a missile on whoever might be in the area, no matter who they are, guilty or innocent.

How Neocon can you get?

Mojorabbit

(16,020 posts)
29. It is all over facebook tonight
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:38 AM
Sep 2012

The teabaggers are enraged and statements like, "This is a declaration of War!" are being thrown around.

Fawke Em

(11,366 posts)
8. Yes, it's Ambassador Chris Stephens
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 09:56 AM
Sep 2012

and the pictures came across Twitter just a few minutes ago, so it's not limited to Drudge.

Fawke Em

(11,366 posts)
10. I saw it either from the Daily Beast or HuffPo.
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 10:01 AM
Sep 2012

Can't find it again, now, but I just saw it about 15 minutes ago.

Fawke Em

(11,366 posts)
21. Just so you know... it was awful, but the people handling him
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:13 AM
Sep 2012

were Libyans who were trying to get him to the hospital. I read they carried him in their arms hoping he was just unconscious. Obviously, he wasn't. The pics were taken to show they were telling the truth. When you see them in succession, it makes sense.

rustydog

(9,186 posts)
24. You are correct. and medical stafftried for 90 minutes to revive him
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:20 AM
Sep 2012

Libyans trying to save an American. Or, a group of human beings trying to save another human being in desperate need.

HappyMe

(20,277 posts)
12. Hillary Clinton just said
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 10:06 AM
Sep 2012

that Libyans stood and fought against the violent group. She also said that Libyans carried the Ambassador to the hospital.

Response to Fawke Em (Reply #8)

muriel_volestrangler

(101,307 posts)
15. There was a picture on the Brazilian 'Globo' site at least 2 hours ago
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 10:25 AM
Sep 2012

I saw it posted on another forum; though it's notable that they seem to have removed the article it was part of (I can do a Google image search for it and it finds it, and says the article title is about the US amabssador; but clicking on it brings up a completely unconnected article).

In the Globo picture, it looked like someone was propping him up to help him (it's here if you want to see it - http://www.politicsforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=14056003#p14056003 - he looks hurt, but alive, and not too bloody). Looking at the Drudge site, theirs is different - a blurry photo someone carrying the ambassador over their shoulder. It could of course, still be someone helping him.

nolabear

(41,959 posts)
20. Oh my god why did I click on that photo. Oh that poor man. And they were trying to help.
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:49 PM
Sep 2012

DAMN whomever is responsible and DAMN those who are trying to benefit from it. I am so sorry, and grateful to those in the photo who were clearly trying to help a dying man.

Fla Dem

(23,653 posts)
19. I don't care if it is Drudge, facebook or anywhere else, it's just not right.
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 05:42 PM
Sep 2012

I am sure Amb. Stevens has family; wife, children, sisters, brothers, a mom and dad. As painful as this is already for them, a gratuitous splashing of a picture of his dying minutes across the internet is just indecent and cruel.

 

nadinbrzezinski

(154,021 posts)
32. Here is what they were doing from press reports
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:40 AM
Sep 2012

They were trying to get the Ambassador to medical help. He ended up in the Benghazi hospital where doctors worked the code for 90 minutes. Per news reports none of the attending knew he was the Ambassador.

Does this change this a tad?

Here, from the NY Post, which you and I might agree is a ad to the right

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/american_ambassador_others_killed_uvtJF2mvUd6CzlMsrh169K

Read the caption to the photo.

Fla Dem

(23,653 posts)
39. Yes, I knew it was a picture of Libyans trying to help the Amb.
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 09:01 AM
Sep 2012

For that I'm am grateful that in his last minutes he knew compassion. I guess I'm just too sensitive. I just don't know what is accomplished in publishing a dying man's picture, which will be the last image of him his family and friends will see.

Response to LeftyMom (Reply #23)

Response to dkf (Original post)

Warpy

(111,245 posts)
30. yeah, until you realize they were taking him to the hospital
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:40 AM
Sep 2012

where he died about midnight. The photo is from the NY Post and is captioned that the people were aiding him, that he was unconscious at the time. http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/american_ambassador_others_killed_uvtJF2mvUd6CzlMsrh169K

Terrorists don't take people to the hospital.

 

Scootaloo

(25,699 posts)
31. "Awful, awful"
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 01:40 AM
Sep 2012

Yes, your posting drudge as a source and expecting others to whip up into a frothy outrage on the assumption that "those people" were mistreating Chris Stephens - "hoisting around" - is quite awful.

 

dkf

(37,305 posts)
36. Oh for gods sake I was upset drudge was showing that pic and sickened to think of what happened.
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 02:26 AM
Sep 2012

I didn't even post a link.

That's a sick mind you have.



 

Scootaloo

(25,699 posts)
38. Oh yes, I'm the one with the sick mind.
Thu Sep 13, 2012, 02:55 AM
Sep 2012


No, you were trying to mischaracterize the situation. That's why you used the phrase, "hoisting around." It's why Drudge is your source, rather than some of the sources given by other posters on this thread that explain what's going on. You started this thread half-cocked, trying to spark some outrage, and you failed with fucking flying colors.

Don't make it worse by trying to deflect your sorry attempt at trolling onto me.
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