CBS News has released a clip of an interview by Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes on Sep. 12 with President Barack Obama that indicates Obama knew the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a premeditated terror attack--and suggests the White House later deceived the public by blaming protests against an anti-Islam video. CBS chose not to air the clip for over a month--but did air Obama’s attack on Romney that same night.Obama told Kroft that the attack in Benghazi was different from the violent protest at the U.S. embassy in Cairo: "You're right that this is not a situation that was
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Bad Dog, 10/25/2012 7:40:01 AM (No. 8960144)
I got the 404 message too. Here's a better link (hopefully), tiny version: http://tinyurl.com/9rpa4dt
But I'd venture that they didn't recognize what they had. Because if they did, and they deliberately left it on the cutting room floor - for ''online only'' purposes - then they made themselves complicit in the cover-up that ensued.
My question to them at this point is: Did they decide this on their own? Or did Azzholerod intervene after the interview and lean on them to pull that clip out of the broadcast? If so, what threats did he use to accomplish that? (Or did he have to threaten, at all?)
SeeBS smells a loser, and they're distancing themselves. After all, at some point, this interview IN ITS ENTIRETY may be subpoenaed.
Second post because I hit submit by error the first time around.
After the election and we have a new POTUS we are going to have nonstop 'fodder" to prove how complicit all these MSM critters have been to prop up the punk from Chicago. It's going to be verrrrry interesting.
CBS destroyed Sarah Palin because she did not answer Katie's question about what she reads to their satisfaction. They destroyed Dan Quaylle because he misspelled a word, yet they cover up the most horrendous terrorists attacks against America in order to protect Obama and Hillary. There ought to be a law. Blood is on all their hands.
I cannot agree with an above post which suggests that CBS didn't know what they had and therefore left it on the cutting room floor. Remember .... this is the same CBS exposed by Bernie Goldberg' book, BIAS .... the same CBS which applauded and then attempted to cover up for Dan Rather.
They KNEW. So did the other collaborating propagandists of Old Media, who have been carefully trained to bend over and obey their Master in the White House and his handlers. .... CBS and the others have jumped into the sacrificial fire, and I can't imagine why ANYone would ever believe ANYthing they profess in the future.
Those sickening interviews Steve Krock have conducted with Obama on CBS/sixty minutes, remind of neigborhood elderly people having kids over for milk and cookies. Krock: "is it tough getting all that fan mail-where do you put it?" ha ha ha ha ha.
Lara Logan should go work for a network that doesn't have a reputation, worse than that of the National Enquirer. She's too good for them. Thanks for warning this administration they are asleep at the wheel/terrorism.
I said in 2008 that a small majority of American voters had elected a communist for President. Everything that has happened since just reinforces that. If you still can't bear to think that the MSM, Hollywood and 0bama administration are communists, read Whittaker Chambers book Witness - then you'll know what stakes we're playing for.
Wow, #13, I never thought of that before! No way would they have merely told the facts as they were known if 9/11 had happened on their watch. We would have been treated to a string of lies and cover-ups and probably arrests of hapless white men who own guns.
What this attack is called is a red herring: All y'all, including the media, are far too focused on what Obama called the attack instead of on the FACT that America was attacked and this Administration did nothing to save American lives in Bengazi.
Could this be deliberate? Get everyone sidetracked on what it was called and when, instead of THAT we attacked and to this day are doing nothing about it.
The better question is why have we done nothing about this attack? Could it be because of Obama and the Adminstration having Muslim sympathies? Could it be because American servicemen and other American can be sacrificed on the altar of liberalism until and, likely, after this election?
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J F Ackerman, 10/25/2012 9:17:55 AM (No. 8960428)
CBS's problem is what to do with one of the best old-school reporters to come along in many, many years: Sharyl Attkisson. Her honesty and integrity won't be a party to a cover-up by her bosses. Hat tip to Mara Liasson for calling out CBS.
The national "news" organizations have crossed the line that separates misfeasance from malfeasance, IMO.
They think the 1st amendment gives them carte blanche to report or distort as they please, but I disagree.
They have clearly chosen sides in the national political debate and are ACTIVELY attempting to influence the outcome of elections. This has been the case for decades, but they have gotten sloppy and have abandoned even the pretense of objectivity.
Elections effect us all, for those in office have too much power to pass laws that ultimately affect our financial and legal well being. Since the "news" organizations are implicitly or explicitly trying to foist their choices upon the public through active disinformation campaigns, they are now an official cabal and guilty of conspiracy, IMO.
As I have posted previously, I learned all about SeeBs and 60 Minutes almost 30 years ago when they totally slanted and skewed an occurence I was involved in for sensationalism. Haven't viewed them since.
Good point, 13, about Attkisson. Recall when Attkissson got under the administration skin over F & F, a WH hack screamed profanity at her. When the matter was publicized, an obama agent accused Attkisson of whining.
To me, this article tells the whole story. After the interview they call CBS and tell them not to air that admission and CBS dutifully complies, of course. In their hubris, the admisnistration believed it could maipulate the press, even on a story of this magnitude. For the most part, the press is complying, but the coverup is so blatant that it's making that diffcult.
Obama and his media cabal conflated the Egypt and Benghazi attacks adopting their narrative about Muslim outrage at a video because they were ready to excuse the muslim habit of killing others who don't agree with them and because they were quite ready to sacrifice constitutional guarantees of freedom of speech to be replaced by Sharia law with penalties against any speech against Islam true or not. This is the attitude of the one more sympathetic to Islam than to America!
As I posted on the other news story, am I wrong or this not a complete derelict of duty on the Fraud-in-Chief, and an act of treason. And why is the Congress not taking action? Whether Obama knows it or not the Congress has the power to remove him from office one way or the other.
Mara Liasson was a stern schoolmarm last night on Fox. She is finally fed up with mr hussein obama, and is clear about that. I salute her, but ask - what took you so long, Mara? And you, too, kirsten powers.
Come on this is no different than every week on the show. CBS never reports the truth and 60 minutes is nothing but liberal proaganda, anyone that watches CBS is stupid and mis-informed. This has been obvious for 20-30 years.
O contrare, #22 -- We ARE responding to the attack on our embassy's soil. Our fearless President has announced he's sending "his" Special Ops teams to hunt down the killers. You know, like OJ hunted down Nicole's. /sarc
I imagine that's how he (& probably Al Gore) would have handled 9/11, too.
Since this happened on 60 minutes, I'm not the least surprised. They have been doing this for decades. They probably have a barn full of film clips that never reached the broadcast room. It's the old "give us your film and tell up what you want to portray." The cutters and splicers of film make a tea party look like an axe murder if they want to.
Like other posters, 60 minutes is not allowed on my TV.
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