Originally Posted by mnchiefsguy
I thought the apology came out after the Egyptian attack, but before the Libyan one. I could be wrong though.
Nope, it came out before everything.
The diplomats in Egypt were getting nervous about a potential riot, and basically fearing for their own lives, they tweeted something out trying to condemn the movie and satisfy the restless natives.
Romney completely, utterly F'd this one up, which OK fine he could backtrack and say "oops, I didn't have all the facts", but now he's doubling down on stupid.