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Hillary Clinton's Legacy

MadMaya Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 6:01 PM
Allen West's military service was exemplary. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Air Assault Badge, and the Master Parachutist Badge.The incident which ended in his retirement (with full benefits) was a questionable use of interrogation techniques (while serving in Iraq) to uncover a plot to ambush his unit. It should be noted that there were no further ambushes against American forces in his area until he was relieved of his leadership post.

This week, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be making her swan song appearance on Capitol Hill, providing at last to Senate and House panels her testimony about the Benghazigate scandal. Under the circumstances, legislators may feel pressured to be deferential and to keep their questions more limited in scope and superficial rather than probing. For the good of the country, it is imperative that they resist going soft.

After all, the hearings Wednesday before the two chambers' committees responsible for foreign policy oversight afford the final opportunity to examine with the sitting secretary of state her legacy with regard...