Ken Connor

For now, these allegations are just that – unsubstantiated allegations. All that's known for sure is that General Ham is scheduled to relinquish command of AFRICOM and plans to retire. The real story is not likely to be fully known until the election is over – and that's the goal of the O-Team's filibuster. Nevertheless, the truth needs to be made known. The American people are entitled to know if they can trust their government to keep them safe, and whether their security, and that of their fellow citizens, is negotiable for political gain.

True to form, President Obama is feigning umbrage that anyone would dare question the integrity of his administration's response to the Benghazi attack. That line of response is just not acceptable for the president who pledged to preside over the most transparent administration in history. Until the President and his Secretary of State give the American people a clear and comprehensive account of what really happened in Benghazi and why, the American people's trust in them will continue to be undermined. It's hard to trust someone who doesn't respect you enough to tell you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Sadly, when it comes to Benghazi, all we've gotten from the President and his minions thus far is a bunch of baloney.


Ken Connor

Ken Connor is Chairman of the Center for a Just Society in Washington, DC.