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The pygmies vs. the Zulu warrior --
how Republicans missed a big
opportunity with Clinton

Fox News, by K.T. McFarland

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/24/2013 10:24:57 AM

Republican Senators and Congressmen thought they finally had a chance to cross-examine Secretary Clinton Wednesday on the Obama administration’s failure to provide adequate security for our Benghazi consulate. They thought they could grill her about what happened both before the attacks that killed our ambassador and three others and the failure to mount rescue operations once the attacks began. Instead, the Secretary turned the tables and chastised Congress for failing to provide adequate funding to protect our people.

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I agree that there were more pertinent questions they could have asked, however, the way it was set up to allow only five minutes of questioning was outrageous and was not conducive to receiving substantial information. Who made the decision to allow only five minutes? The Democrats?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snichols, 1/24/2013 10:57:10 AM     (No. 9136346)

It was disgusting to watch "turban Durban" do his routine in the questioning. What a fawning jerk.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/24/2013 11:08:43 AM     (No. 9136371)

Herself! should be squeaky clean after all those tongue baths yesterday. Barf - arooni! All that, 7 hours, and still no answers. Are you going to let her get by with that? Thought so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kanphil, 1/24/2013 11:12:08 AM     (No. 9136382)

Those hearings were a total sellout, Republican and Democrat alike.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: retiree, 1/24/2013 11:14:03 AM     (No. 9136387)


Why did she only testify for one day? Who approved the one day testimony and why only 5 minute limit? Stinks!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kahunavol, 1/24/2013 11:17:31 AM     (No. 9136396)

If you want to know why so many conservatives are deserting the R party, yesterday was exhibit A. If you don´t get it, you never will.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 1/24/2013 11:29:41 AM     (No. 9136432)

Clearly there is a mission to denigrate the republicans so they lose in the mid terms.

Are we going to buy into this bull or are we going to stand up for the republicans, who are NOT the enemy.

The ENEMY is in the white house.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/24/2013 11:45:55 AM     (No. 9136487)

K.T. has got to know she´ll be accused of racism.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/24/2013 11:55:58 AM     (No. 9136520)

Just as Brit Hume said yesterday, K.T. The R´s had a huge chance. She came prepared and the Dems had a strategy. The R´s were all over the place with their questioning. They deserve to be denigrated!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thelmalou, 1/24/2013 12:34:15 PM     (No. 9136632)

One after another they lined up to ask the same tired old questions about timelines and talking points and cable traffic. They spent more time grandstanding than grilling. They looked like a bunch of Pygmies going up against the great Zulu warrior.

Exactly, Ms. McF. I´ve been saying the whole time that McPain and Graham braying about when Susan Rice knew what is just silly. They should have questioned the ROOT of the issue, but AS ALWAYS, they contented themselves with appearing to do something while letting her waltz away. Morons.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: DanvilleBill, 1/24/2013 1:27:20 PM     (No. 9136774)

If you ever had any question about the mental capabilities of today´s politicians, these two hearings should have provided some clarity.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: kahunavol, 1/24/2013 2:54:09 PM     (No. 9136973)

If I had a dog that I had gotten to protect my house and he rolled over when my enemies came so they could give him a good scratch I would replace him. Same goes for congress people.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Penney, 1/24/2013 3:56:22 PM     (No. 9137106)

Excellent article. The dem pols answer to EVERYTHING is ALWAYS more taxpayers´ hard earned money in TAXES so THEY can decide how & where to spend it instead of us, regardless of how inappropriate that supposed, ´remedy,´ is to each specific situation. Dems no longer even attempt to engage in factual policy discussions, much less logical accountability inquiries, regarding issues of policy AND the results which they demonstrably produce, as in Benghazi!

The slippery, evasive Mrs. slick tried yet again yesterday to sidetrack responsibility & reform by again asking for more $$$. She sounded like a broken record. Her schtick is so old, over-used and irrelevant, how could anyone not recognize the con?

Yesterday´s scripted, ´Oranges & ´Apple-Annie,´ beltway show was tap dancing all around the stage once again. sigh

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