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White House Silent as Benghazi Questions Mount

nodeamass Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:02 PM
"The political class is calling it quits. They’ve decided to cut their losses and leave. Here’s how the New York Times summed it up: “After more than a decade of having American blood spilled in Afghanistan…it is time for United States forces to leave Afghanistan ….. It should not take more than a year. The United States will not achieve even President Obama’s narrowing goals, and prolonging the war will only do more harm…. Administration officials say they will not consider a secure “logistical withdrawal,” but they offer no hope of achieving broad governance and security goals. And the only final mission we know of, to provide security for a 2014 Afghan election, seems dubious at best
HarryCallohan Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:07 PM
Node, could you limit your Media Matters spam to 5 million words or less?

Nobody reads them anyway.
nodeamass Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:11 PM
Harry, I will write a one sentence abstract knowing your limits. WE LOST IN AFGHANISTAN!
HarryCallohan Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:14 PM
Leave it to you to write the wrong abstract Node:


Last week, we alerted you to the infuriating, heart-wrenching revelation that at least three specific requests for military help from besieged Americans in Benghazi were rejected by someone in the chain of command.  This decision was made despite the established fact that US officials in Tripoli, the State Department, the Pentagon and the White House were watching the horror unfold in real time, via a video feed from an unmanned drone hovering over the city.  Democrats won't say if that drone was armed (and therefore capable of raining fire on the terrorists who were...