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Who Fed Susan the Benghazi Bullhockey?

Jim3912 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 11:06 AM
Re: The Video: Simply put, Obama and his administration wanted to blame Islamic radicals to avoid risking the perception that Obama and his administration have Al Qaida--and Libya-- under control, when in fact it has neither! Obama's placating of the Muslim world is not working and will not will remain problematical forever, and we must recognize the fact. Yes, we need to blame Obama for this mess and we must not confirm RIce to be Secy of State if Obama has the audacity to nominate her under these circumstances. It is also a sorry situation to have the CIA so politicized even as it claims otherwise. Sadly, it is doubtful that Gen Petraeus will be less than candid about all of this, further damaging his reputation (we'll see).
scott s. Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:03 PM
I suspect the real problem is along this line: it's generally understood that Cyrenaica is effectively independent from Libya/Tripoli and if not run by Al Qaida, heavily influenced by AQ. So the question becomes, just what was the relationship of the Benghazi consulate (essentially an embassy) and AQ? What exactly was the CIA up to there?
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:27 PM
Obama wants yes men around him, and Rice fits the bill.
At his news conference Wednesday, President Barack Obama postured as the young Galahad striding out onto the schoolyard to stop a pair of bullies from beating up a girl.

Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham had charged U.N. Amb. Susan Rice with misleading the nation when, five days after the Benghazi attack in which Amb. Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, she appeared on five TV shows to say it had all resulted from a spontaneous reaction to an anti-Muslim video.

Susan Rice, thundered Obama, "made an appearance at the request of the White House in which she gave her...