Certainly, the moment has arrived at which the U.S. has lost its ability to control events there. And there is no reason to think the demonstrations and what they represent will end any time soon. This is a period of adjustment for the Middle East and for outside powers involved in it.
The anti-gay, xenophobic, and misogynist bullies of the Christian right are so determined to defeat President Obama and promote orthodoxy that they endanger American diplomats and undermine fundamental principles of freedom.
We know Muhammad like the producers of the hateful "film" don't know Muhammad. The person they attack is not the real Muhammad, but a figment of their own imagination. We know Muhammad. Let us not forget Muhammad.