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Shouting Louder

Otho Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:01 AM
Hillary answers her own question immediately after her "What does it matter? comment: With all due respect, the fact is we had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some Americans? What difference at this point does it make? It is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, Senator.
Matt in N.C. Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:08 AM
Exactly. She was babbling like an acid burnout. We're trying to figure out what happened, but what happened makes no difference. Either she's completely brainless, or she thinks everyone else is.
Terminus in WA Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:20 AM
Babbling more like an evasive teenager: "The car is destroyed, wrapped around a tree. What does it matter if I was inattentive texting, or generally not paying attention, or just trying to show off?"
Otho Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:04 AM
Well, Hillary, it matters so that we can figure out just WHAT happened, why the administration failed to act, and what we can do to prevent such failure in the future!! Why no senator brought this to her attention flabbergasts me. I was yelling back at the television during her testimony, and my wife had to tell me hush so she could hear more, but no one ever threw that weak comment back in her face. I was so disgusted with the whole thing....

An old-time trial lawyer once said, "When your case is weak, shout louder!"

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton shouted louder when asked about the Obama administration's story last fall that the September 11th attack on the U.S. ambassador's quarters in Benghazi was due to an anti-Islamic video that someone in the United States had put on the Internet, and thereby provoked a protest that escalated into violence.

She shouted: "We had four dead Americans. Was it because of a protest or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they'd go kill some Americans? What...