Romney stands by criticism, blasts Obama for ‘mixed messages’

By Justin Sink – 09/12/12 10:47 AM ET

Mitt Romney on Wednesday stood by a statement issued by his campaign criticizing the Obama administration over its handling of violent protests at American diplomatic missions in the Middle East, saying, “President Obama has demonstrated a lack of clarity as to a foreign policy.

“I also believe the administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt instead of condemning their actions,” Romney said. “It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and defend our values.”  More…