Trolls are gonna troll:
Harry Reid's statement on the Benghazi select committee has a Koch reference in the 2nd sentence. pic.twitter.com/llHsRqK5Ua— Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) May 2, 2014
I'll leave you with this mash-up of various administration officials invoking the infamous online video over the course of several weeks (via Grabien):
Not all of those references were specifically about Benghazi, but that false linkage was made repeatedly -- despite the fact that it contradicted the CIA's assessment (confirmed here), the experiences of our people on the ground in Libya and at AFRICOM, and Foggy Bottom's almost-immediate conclusions. How did that inaccurate connection creep into the White House's talking points (and remain there) days after the fact?
Guy Benson is Townhall.com's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).
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