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A Deadly Silence

jim2040 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:06 AM
The debacle in Benghazi is a national tradegy that, honestly, could have been prevented. Obama has to be held to account for this and forced to tell the truth. It sounds to me, like, Obama just wasn't engaged and was more concerned with his re-election, campaigning, rather than doing what needed to be done. And I think at the end of the day that has been the real problem for the past four years; we elected an arrogant, inexperienced man, who at the end of the just isn't a leader.

Still without power and on dial-up Internet after the hurricane (with spotty coverage as it is and some weird thing on my IPad that sometimes turns my text to gobbledygook), I'm going to refrain from extensive comment about this story, but it's a must-read: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57544026/sources-key-task-force-not-convened-during-benghazi-consulate-attack/?tag=cbsnewsHardNewsFDArea;fdmodule.

CBS News reports that The White House never even contacted the government's top interagency counterterrorism task force  -- the Counterterrorism Security Group -- during the Benghszi terrorism attack.  Apparently, key responders were ready to deploy, but were never called upon. A hostage rescueteam, the piece reports, was alternately called on and told to stand down through...