Obama's Hypocrisy on "The Interview" (contrast with the "Innocence of Muslims")

President Obama Condemns Both ‘Disgusting’ Anti-Islam Video And ‘Mindless’ Violence Before The U.N.


During his speech before the United Nations on Tuesday morning, President Barack Obama eulogized the murdered U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, reiterated American values of freedom and tolerance, and condemned both the “crude” Innocence of Muslims video
Court Reconsiders Anti-Muslim Film on YouTube


President Barack Obama [called on YouTube] to pull the video

Image sources: Muslim film screen snap from the WSJ ... The Interview from WIKI.


  • One film was poorly produced at a low cost and would have quickly fallen into oblivion had it not been blamed for the 2012 Benghazi attack
  • The other film was professionally produced at significant cost and really did offend a foreign leader. 
  • Obama wanted one banned and was successful
  • The other was pulled and Obama wanted it distributed. 

Others have noticed this as well: Pardon me, Mr. President, but your First Amendment hypocrisy is showing


  1. Beware of Even Numbers -
    The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media

    One blamed on Jews:

    As Jeffrey Goldberg said, though, “It is not possible to withdraw such a story.” It has already spread across the Middle East. No amount of journalistic-backpedaling removes the 17,000 Google results for “100 Jewish donors.” None of this will stop the enraged, Islamist protesters from chanting, “Death to Israel, Death to America” at the embassy riots that have already cost four American lives, including our ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens. Of course, films do not turn people into murderous rioters, as Matt Welch eloquently argued on these pages, and these attacks do appear to have been preplanned. But that these widely promulgated details about Israeli and Jewish involvement in the film helped fan the flames of the protesters’ murderous rage is beyond dispute.


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