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Libya Attack Gains Steam
as Issue in Race for President

New York Times, by Peter Baker & Trip Gabriel*

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/12/2012 7:04:16 PM

Washington — The Obama administration’s handling of the Libya attack has opened up a new front in the presidential campaign just weeks before Election Day, as Republicans seize on it to question the president’s performance as commander in chief. The dispute over the episode escalated after Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said during the debate on Thursday night that “we weren’t told” that Americans on the ground wanted security bolstered, despite testimony that requests were made to and turned down by the administration. Mitt Romney’s campaign on Friday accused the vice president of trying “to mislead the American

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Reply 1 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 10/12/2012 7:07:20 PM     (No. 8929130)

For all of the Muslim rear end the Mulatto Marxist has kissed and kissed up to, wouldn't it be absolutely beautiful if it was the Muslims who sunk him?

Wouldn't that be an absolute hoot?!?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: schnapps, 10/12/2012 7:08:15 PM     (No. 8929132)

NYT: It's all about the campaign.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: JimS, 10/12/2012 7:14:00 PM     (No. 8929140)

Wait until people find out that, instead of marines, they hires a local Libyan security firm--the 11 February Martyrs Brigade--who is tied to terrorists.
Not kidding

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 10/12/2012 7:14:11 PM     (No. 8929141)

The perfect storm. 0bama will not survive and the only question is how much damage he will do to the DemocRAT party.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/12/2012 7:16:20 PM     (No. 8929144)

....and still nobody is allowed to ask the president a question regarding the Libya debacle.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 10/12/2012 7:19:29 PM     (No. 8929152)

Obama has just a small part in the play. After he reads a few lines he will be gone. Hurry November. America AND Israel will be safer without him.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 10/12/2012 7:24:59 PM     (No. 8929162)

Libya has laid bare the lies that the Obamboozler and his minions will spread to cover their tracks. Especially when they lie about their lies! If anything this attack is a ray of sunshine on these cockroaches!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lanczos, 10/12/2012 7:25:53 PM     (No. 8929163)

#1-#5 - Yes, this is shaping up as The Perfect Storm Against Our Holy Obammunist Messiah. Too many "Unanswered Questions." Too many "Campaign Fundraisers" on the Exact Day After The Terrorist Massacre. Too many "Obvious Lies."

[BTW: This event also sinks The HillaMonster's Presidential Hopes - if only future Wimpublican candidates will not be too WIMPY - SIMPY to actually quote HISTORY in future campaigns...]

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/12/2012 7:31:36 PM     (No. 8929177)

Wow.
The NYT actually mentions this horrible deadly security debacle in Benghazi.
What about the 4 weeks of lies, spin and coverup by Obama that followed?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/12/2012 7:46:24 PM     (No. 8929201)

Obama will never "get" Peace through strength". HE said he would negotiate with terrorists..How's that working out for ya, Obama?

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