Friday, January 23, 2009
Where is Steve King's promised apology?
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, is no doubt looking for some YouTube video of terrorists dancing in the streets in the wake of President Obama's election Nov. 4 or swearing-in this Tuesday. If King can't find any, and if such video existed King surely would be all over it, the Kironian (he's from Kiron, Iowa) should apologize for an earlier blast against the new president.
Let's go back to what King said during the election.
In an interview in Spencer, Iowa, King said, "I'll just say this, that when you think about the optics of a Barack Obama potentially getting elected president of the United States - and I mean, what does this look like to the rest of the world? What does it look like to the world of Islam? And I will tell you that, if he is elected president, then the ... the radical Islamists, the ... the al-Qaida and the radical Islamists and their supporters will be dancing in the streets in greater numbers than they did on September 11."
Later King told Geraldo Rivera that if is proven wrong with this prediction he'd apologize.
As Ted Knight famously said in "Caddyshack" -- "Well, We're waiting ..."