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Benghazi -- No Mere 'October Surprise'

USNbubblehead Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:05 AM
The firefight went on for seven hours. An AC-130 Spectre gunship could have been there in an hour-and-a-half to two hours. A Delta Force contingent could have been there in three hours or so. Not responding at all and leaving our people out to flap in the breeze is disgraceful and a clear dereliction of duty. Without question. Remember Benghazi!
USNbubblehead Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:52 AM
Agreed. But even in the case of the Pearl Harbor attack, it was only theater level commanders that were hung out to dry: Admiral Kimmel and General Short. True, they made their share of mistakes, but the policies were those of the Roosevelt Administration.
Don39 Wrote: Oct 31, 2012 10:47 AM
Weapons were on station. How do I know? Because ex Navy seals PAINTED the TARGET for them! They were about to receive assistance. How do I know/ Gen. Ham was ordered to stand down and upon refusal was ordered relieved of his Command! Where is Gen. Ham? Under house arrest to keep him from talking? WE MUST INSIST THAT THE ENTIRE CHAIN OF COMMAND BE HELD RESPONSIBLE!!!
If you want to understand why conservatives have lost faith in the so-called mainstream media, you need to ponder the question: Where is the Benghazi feeding frenzy?

Unlike some of my colleagues on the right, I don't think there's a conspiracy at work. Rather, I think journalists tend to act on their instincts (some even brag about this; you could look it up). And, collectively, the mainstream media's instincts run liberal, making groupthink inevitable.

In 2000, a Democratic operative orchestrated an "October surprise" attack on George W. Bush, revealing that 24 years earlier, he'd been arrested for drunk driving. The...