In a Youtube video posted online, Barack Obama spoke to the Arab Forum without mentioning 9/11, the radicalism of the Muslim Brotherhood, nor anti-American propaganda from Al Jazeera.
Not only is Barack Obama violating his pledge not to campaign on 9/11, but he is also using the day to issue greetings to the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery, seemingly oblivious to the importance and solemnity of the day, as well as the context of his message.
Obama offers thanks to the Emir of Qatar–showboating some rather halting Arabic skills in addressing "His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani"–and praising the inspiring democratic example of the Arab Spring, which happened to leave the absolute monarchy of Qatar untouched.
Obama caused a scandal last year when CBS News caught him criticizing the Emir of Qatar after reporters had left a fundraiser in Chicago: "He is a big booster, a big promoter of democracy all throughout the Middle East…He himself is not reforming significantly. There is no big move towards democracy in Qatar."
Obama has evidently chosen to make up for the insult–by insulting fellow Americans on 9/11.