Sarah Palin is accusing President Barack Obama of surrendering to Islamic extremists by airing a message in Pakistan denouncing the U.S.-made Internet video denigrating the Prophet Mohammed that set off anti-American protests last week throughout the Middle East.
"If our fearless leaders insist on waving the white flag like this, they may need to bring our troops home from the Middle East," Palin told Fox News' Sean Hannity Thursday night. "No more blood, no more U.S. treasure spent, not one drop."
The former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential was reacting to State Department-initiated ad that was put together by U.S. embassy officials in Islamabad in an effort to diffuse some of the most violent anti-American protests yet against the video.
The ad, airing on Pakistani television at a cost of $70,000, shows Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton disavowing the message of the video and stressing that the United States government and the American people had nothing to do with its release.
Palin, however, called the ad just another stage of Obama's "apology tour" as he campaigns for re-election, saying it amounts to a denunciation of the first amendment right to freedom of speech.
Read more on Newsmax.com: Palin: Obama 'Waving White Flag' to Extremists
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