WATCH: US State Dept. Spokesman Struggles To Explain US Hypocrisy In Egypt
Here’s an excellent al Jazeera interview that perfectly demonstrates America’s misguided and hypocritical Middle East policy.
US State Department Spokesman PJ Crowley gets tongue-tied trying to explain how the United States can on one hand claim to support the Egyptian protesters in their fight against torture, poverty, corruption & unemployment, while simultaneously propping up their brutal dictator Hasni Mubarak with $1.3 billion per year.
The rhetorical tightrope Crowley attempts to walk will leave you cringing. Which could be said of most US State Department press briefings these days.
I encourage the “They hate us for our freedom” crowd to take a moment, and watch this video clip: