United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice will meet with senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to answer questions about the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya. CBS News has learned her appearance will include a morning meeting with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who has been among her biggest critics since her initial remarks on the attack. Rice has come under fire from Republicans for her initial account of the attack five days after it took place, when she suggested that there was no evidence the incident was an act of terrorism. On CBS News´ "Face the Nation,"
Here it comes. After their meeting that dirty traitor McCain will rush to the nearest TV cameras to proclaim that all is forgiven and that Rice would be the greatest Secretary of State since Jefferson. If you´re gonna puke don´t watch.
In a futile attempt to shake the charge of being a racist and a sexist, John McCain will be overly solicitous to Rice. He´ll ask 2 or 3 questions and then praise Rice for all the marvelous work she does as UN Ambassador. McCain would be unable to actually name any meaningful accomplishments of Rice, since there aren´t any. But John will get all gooey anyway.
To show her utter contempt for McCain, Rice will repeat the lie that she was simply providing "preliminary details" on Benghazi that were given to her by intelligence people. She will not identify who these people were. She will say that she never thought of questioning the nonsensical video claim. When pressed, she will say that the entire matter is under investigation, and that she hopes to see the report before Obama´s 2nd term expires. Meeting will conclude with photo op smiles and handshakes.
They have calculated (correctly) that McCain is the key to her (and Obama´s) path out of the Benghazi bungle. If there´s one thing that McCain craves more than life itself it´s to be seen as the bold and unpredictable conciliator between two seemingly irreconcilable positions. The problem though is that it is totally predictable, and he always flips to the other side´s irreconcilable position.
Guaranteed. He´ll back her. Many cool (liberal) party invitations to come.
He will back off if she withdraws the racist charge. This is why it´s used. Look for him to flip like he did when he suspended his campaign and then voted for all that wealth destroying stimulus. Time for this guy to give it up, " my friends."
A gentleman always offers every assistance to a lady in distress. Just ask Sarah Palin.
Our courtly McPain will get to publicly preen his gentlemanly feathers today. Their meeting will go something like this:
"Benghazi? Raped and murdered ambassador? Tsk, tsk. My dear Ms Rice, life in politics is such an unpleasant thing sometimes. I was once a prisoner of war myself, you know. Oh yes. Perhaps our four dead Americans in Benghazi needed to hone their survival skills just a tad. Why yes, I would be charmed to attend your cocktail reception in January. How delightful! Oh, now would you look at that! Won´t you kindly permit me to escort you to the TV cameras awaiting our arrival outside?"
Barry himself said "she had absolutely nothing to do with Benghazi", so why did he send her to the 5 Sunday talk shows? Precisely because she is black and a woman. Therefore any criticism can instantly be blamed on the racist, misogynist, evil Republicans! (I have noticed she walks just like Rachel Maddow, so she might be a member of a third minority class also).
I am hoping the senators don´t let up on her, but my gut tells me otherwise. I am not letting myself get to personally caught up in this stuff so much anymore...still depressed, I guess.
Why is this meeting happening? We all know the answer to the burning question. Who told the CIA and military to stand down? Obama, of course. Susan Rice going out there and lying for the Preezy is par for the course. Does he think he can get her to admit that? Really?????
I agree with everything every one else is saying. McCain is justg doing this for show. He will come out of there declaring that she is the greatest one for the job - no matter what she says. That is Washington for you...... I am so sick of it I could vomit =- a lot of times....
Thank God, you were all wrong about the meeting. I just watched a news conference with Kelly Ayotte and Lindsey Graham after their meeting with Rice. Ayotte and Graham were visibly upset and appeared to be very angry.
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Bad Dog, 11/27/2012 11:36:24 AM (No. 9035983)
Wow - just saw the brief presser after the Big Conference and I´m amazed. McCain seemed mellow, Graham was still on fire, and Ayotte expressed their collective belief that they just have more questions now than they had before!
We shall see....... public hearings ought to be next.
FLASH ! Jamie Dupree reports that Susan Rice had all three ticked off royally and they exited the meeting on fire. It appears that McCain and Graham had their you know whats handed to them and they didn´t like it. Too bad..McCain never learns..he presented his arse for kicking and Rice did exactly that.
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