Terry Paulson

It's clear and understandable that this president didn't want you to know the truth about Benghazi just weeks before the election. He wanted no questions as to why vulnerable outposts were not being protected, why no reinforcements were sent, or why terrorists who were supposed to be under control orchestrated a planned attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other brave Americans. Such questions would have been uncomfortable for a president who was supposed to have terrorism under control.

This administration clearly put politics ahead of sharing credible information and national security. Is it no wonder that President Obama's trust numbers continue to fall? From Obamacare to Benghazi, his words cannot be trusted.

Will there be a cover-up of a cover-up or will the mainline media do their job? Will today's Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein surface to unravel this ongoing Benghazi saga? Who gave the stand down order from sending reinforcements? Why was this critical line redacted in the emails sent to the Congressional committees? Who authorized Ben Rhodes to distribute these inaccurate talking points?

This administration's defenders will call this a "GOP witch hunt" and a "phony scandal," but It's time for "we the people" to demand the truth and accountability on the basis of this unsettling new information.

Terry Paulson

Terry Paulson, PhD is a psychologist, award-winning professional speaker, author of The Optimism Advantage: 50 Simple Truths to Transform Your Attitudes and Actions into Results, and long-time columnist for the Ventura County Star.

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