House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, in an interview with Fox News, suggested the Obama administration politicized the intelligence in the immediate aftermath of the deadly consulate attack in Libya to fit a convenient story line, that it was spontaneous violence and not pre-meditated terrorism. Rep. Rogers, R-Mich., specifically faulted the administration for suggesting the attack was an escalation of Muslim protests against an anti-Islam video produced in the U.S. and then doubling down on that theory. “I argue the administration made some serious mistakes when they highlighted the video, escalated its credibility
Mike Rogers is too polite to just say that Obama lied. But, that is exactly what Obama did. Lied and lied again for 3 weeks. Obama demands and expects that we will believe his lies, but that is changing.
In fairness to the admin the idea that the attack had something to do with the earlier demonstrations was a possible explanation for the first five or ten minutes. After that it was then total incompetence or outright lies. Or both.
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Bad Dog, 10/2/2012 7:33:27 AM (No. 8903671)
They didn't ''lie''.... they said what they wanted to say.
We are just TAKING IT as lies now, because we're normal, and decent, and recognize untruths.
But they said exactly what they wanted to say. They WANTED to elevate and publicize - yes! publicize! - that video, JUST SO they could get the reaction they got. They wanted that turmoil, they wanted to elevate that video AND promote (or at least excuse and publicly sympathize, yet again, with) Islam.
Democrat Convention, ''GM lives and Osama is dead'', this video, upheaval that spread all over the ME, UN gatherings,.... and U.S. elections coming up - think it's all just coincidental timing?
a day or so after that attack, I was watching a fox news report from egypt. The reporter, a man, was wandering around the streets of cairo reporting on the unrest caused by the video. Papered all over the walls and posts behind him, wherever he went, were pictures of the blind sheikh. Baghdad Bob is alive and well and either living at 1600 Penn Ave, or working for fox news.
Remember when Clinton lied for 7 weeks about the Monica scandal? And the media tried their best to sweep it under the rug? But the story finally reached critical mass and they were forced to cover it. The same thing will happen here - I just hope that it does in time to nail zippy right before the election.
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