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Santorum: Obama erred in apologizing for burning of Qurans



Published: Sun, February 26, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m.

Santorum: Obama erred in apologizing for burning of Qurans

Associated Press

WASHINGTON

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum criticized President Barack Obama’s apology for the burning of Qurans in Afghanistan, adding that Afghanistan should apologize to the U.S. for the deaths of four U.S. soldiers during six days of violence sparked by the incident.

“There was nothing deliberately done wrong here,” Santorum said today on ABC’s “This Week”. “This was something that happened as a mistake. Killing Americans in uniform is not a mistake. It was something that deliberate.”

More than 30 people have been killed in clashes since it emerged Tuesday that copies of the Muslim holy book and other religious materials had been thrown into a fire pit used to burn garbage at Bagram Air Field, a large U.S. base north of Kabul. Protesters angry over Quran burnings by American troops lobbed grenades today at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and troops in a day of violence that left seven international troops wounded and two Afghans dead.

“The response needs to be apologized for by (President Hamid) Karzai and the Afghan people for attacking and killing our men and women in uniform and overreacting to this inadvertent mistake,” Santorum said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” this morning.


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1redeye1(5054 comments)posted 3 years, 4 months ago

I totally agree with Santorum, This ptresident is a fool to bow down to those people

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2Lifes2Short(3879 comments)posted 3 years, 4 months ago

Santorum is totally correct.

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