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Won´t End Benghazi Scandal
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Scapegoating James Clapper
Won´t End Benghazi Scandal

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:Emerson, 11/20/2012 11:23:53 PM

Cover-Up: Intel chief James Clapper taking blame for dishonest talking points won´t cauterize the Benghazi scandal. The country was still lied to about terrorists killing four Americans for the sake of Obama´s re-election. (Snip) a number of commentators quipped to Obama defenders who minimized its significance that, unlike in Libya on Sept. 11, "nobody died in Watergate." Watergate is an apt comparison in some ways. The whole underlying purpose of the 1972 attempted bugging of the Democratic National Committee headquarters was to get President Nixon re-elected.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 11/21/2012 12:01:50 AM     (No. 9026865)

Off topic. Long time posters are absent from this site. Are they in mourning over the election outcome, or what?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/21/2012 12:22:47 AM     (No. 9026876)

Good editorial. Not great. A-

So far Obama, his staff, and State seem to be escaping again.

Clapper is now on the hook. Who will be there next?

The trail from Clapper to the FBI and CIA must be followed. Who agreed to what alterations in the talking points? What reasons were given.

No one, besides those in Libya, has been fired, reprimanded, or suffered any consequences. And we still don´t even know who did what over a very few hours.

Petraeus is gone. But not because of Benghazi.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/21/2012 12:30:40 AM     (No. 9026879)

Yes, so wrong to scapegoat Mr. Clapper. One question. Mr. Clapper has a free will. He is choosing to do join the rest of the administration and lie to the American people.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steveW, 11/21/2012 12:48:34 AM     (No. 9026884)

Yes, actually it will end the scandal. Because Obama´s court eunuchs in the MSM get to decide what is a scandal and what isn´t, and (at least as much as His Majesty) they won the election.

Republicans keep hoping that getting Obama´s court eunuchs to cover something is the way to make people wake up about Him. It is not. It really, really is not.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: janylou, 11/21/2012 1:13:36 AM     (No. 9026895)

"Clapper is the president´s man . For all practical purposes, he is White House staff, as much as the national security adviser. He attends Oval Office meetings and discerns the wishes of the president and senior staff."

If Clapper did this, he was ordered to. No way he would have conjured up this scenario about the video w/o the WH approval. More likely, he did it at their behest.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 11/21/2012 2:49:36 AM     (No. 9026926)

Possible reply to #1: "Off topic. Long time posters are absent from this site. Are they in mourning over the election outcome, or what?" ...It could be. The election was a body blow, and watching ideals die IS cause for mourning. However, I saw some of the oldies posting at the Thanksgiving Thread, so maybe their are getting their strength back.

As for Benghazi... I believe I heard Rep. Trey (?sp?) Goudy say that Benghazi is an "ongoing MURDER investigation of four men," and not some mere ´scandal´ of the week. We must NOT lose the language on this.

These men were murdered... and the Ambassador - a gay man - was tortured & murdered due in part to a hate crime. I want to know WHERE the Gay community is re: this HATE CRIME???

...crickets...???


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Really?, 11/21/2012 3:04:59 AM     (No. 9026928)

So...who made that "Commercial" that people were talking about ? Does anyone have a link to that ?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Altoona, 11/21/2012 4:15:45 AM     (No. 9026950)

I fear the government media complex thinks they have Benghazi under control. Hope Gowdy is prepared to be ignored.
Re the posters of yore,Hazymac signed off after the election.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kowgirl, 11/21/2012 4:17:49 AM     (No. 9026952)

#1 ... Yes.

On election night, many long-time posters were more than disappointed and/or depressed ... they were distraught. It was a very emotional evening on the thread, and after the election was called for Obama, several posters announced they no longer had any *fight* left in them and would no longer care or follow the political scene. Several even shared the status of their extremely dire financial situations, and the only hope they had was on Romney winning and turning this country around. They proceeded to wish the rest of us well, bid their adieus, and then "sign off."

I miss them, too.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 11/21/2012 5:27:09 AM     (No. 9026979)

I don´t believe Clapper was the one responsible, but I have to admire his gall in first saying one thing and thereafter saying another with a straight face.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 11/21/2012 5:36:50 AM     (No. 9026989)

I hate change.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jebediah, 11/21/2012 6:10:35 AM     (No. 9027035)

It goes without saying that, in any well run administration, things like this don´t go out without approval at the highest levels----at least those next to the President passing the word on to him if he is again "to busy" to attend to it himself or Obama actually doing the approval.. So, as ever, we are left with two choices re: Clapper under the bus: gross incompetence on the part of the Administration, or gross deceit. Either, given their record, is reasonable....at least they didn´t try to blame France via hacking.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Maybeth, 11/21/2012 8:45:52 AM     (No. 9027286)

CBS assures us?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/21/2012 8:59:02 AM     (No. 9027311)

I´m ok with firing Clapper. Just don´t stop there.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: pigop, 11/21/2012 9:05:43 AM     (No. 9027325)

Clapper cannot do anything without Obama´s concurrence.

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