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Benghazi -- No Mere 'October Surprise'

Baldbarian Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 12:41 PM
Former special operators have said there are smartphone apps that see that targeting laser, much less military equipment. And that no trained person would open himself to that danger, which this ex-seal was.. so for him to say he painted the target meant he had been told he had something overhead he was expecting to hit his target.
If you want to understand why conservatives have lost faith in the so-called mainstream media, you need to ponder the question: Where is the Benghazi feeding frenzy?

Unlike some of my colleagues on the right, I don't think there's a conspiracy at work. Rather, I think journalists tend to act on their instincts (some even brag about this; you could look it up). And, collectively, the mainstream media's instincts run liberal, making groupthink inevitable.

In 2000, a Democratic operative orchestrated an "October surprise" attack on George W. Bush, revealing that 24 years earlier, he'd been arrested for drunk driving. The...