According to senior diplomatic sources, the US State Department had credible information 48 hours before mobs charged the consulate in Benghazi, and the embassy in Cairo, that American missions may be targeted, but no warnings were given for diplomats to go on high alert and "lockdown", under which movement is severely restricted.The Slacker-in-Chief needs to be hit, and hit hard, on this story - in spite of the media's yowling about Mitt Romney hollering "Fire!" in a crowded theater. Mitt was right, because that's what you do when the theater is actually, you know, on fire.
Update: Charles Krauthammer on the collapse of Obama's policy in the Muslim world.
Update II: More details on the attack in Libya (H/T: Tree Hugging Sister).