Duck! Egyptian protesters hurl tomatoes, chant ‘Monica’ at Hillary Clinton’s motorcade
'Monica, Monica' chants taunt Clinton in Egypt as they threw tomatoes and shoes: http://t.co/kN9FqUT4
— Sharon Broadie (@SBroadie) July 16, 2012
Wherever she goes, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can’t shake her husband’s philandering past, not even when she visits Egypt to meet with newly elected president Mohamed Morsi.
Protesters hurled shoes and tomatoes at her motorcade, chanting “Irhal, Clinton” (“Get out, Clinton”) as she traveled to the reopening of the U.S. consulate in Alexandria.
Yo Hillary: how do you like that glorious Arab "Spring" now? "Clinton taunted in Egypt; protesters throw tomatoes" http://t.co/mqmKXrKg
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) July 15, 2012
Watch a video of protesters chanting here.
Twitter users were bemused.
1000s at 4 seasons hotel near US Embassy in Cairo protesting Clinton visit and MB: Ya clinton, Ya badie, masr baladna mish lil bee3
— Aya Batrawy (@ayaelb) July 14, 2012
— Monica (@ahh2fly) July 15, 2012
In her speech before meeting with Morsi, Clinton borrowed a tired line from President Barack Obama about America’s intentions in Egypt:
“I want to be clear that the United States is not in the business, in Egypt, of choosing winners and losers, even if we could, which, of course, we cannot.”
Some weren’t buying it.
And then she has the nerve to LIE: “I want to be clear that the United States is not in the business, in Egypt,… http://t.co/69YF2dYP
— Kevin Jackson (@Theblacksphere) July 16, 2012