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Krauthammer: Obama administration
'lied' on Libya because they
had 'the media in their pocket'

The Daily Caller, by Jeff Poor

Original Article

Posted By:sparky86, 10/20/2012 8:24:53 AM

On Friday night’s broadcast of “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, host Sean Hannity asked Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer why the White House waited so long to acknowledge that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi was a pre-planned terrorist strike. According to Krauthammer, the Obama administration delayed announcing the news primarily to protect the president’s image on foreign policy. “They had two reasons to lie,” Krauthammer said. “The first reason was the fact that the Sept. 11 attack occurred a week after they just spent four days in Charlotte dancing

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This isn't exactly news, but the history books won't make Obama out to be a bad guy either, at least not as bad as Carter on foreign policy (Iran hostage crisis, etc.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Baconandeggs, 10/20/2012 8:47:39 AM     (No. 8947527)

It's really frustrating that I can't read this article on my mobile device because of an obnoxious ad that blocks 95% of the screen. These types of ads are unfortunately showing up more frequently these days.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/20/2012 8:57:01 AM     (No. 8947555)

My gut feeling says there is even more being hidden.
Perhaps Fast and Furious Part 2 ?
After all, Part 1 worked out so well for Obama. s/
What is the source of those weapons used to kill the Ambassador?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pepperblue, 10/20/2012 9:01:02 AM     (No. 8947565)

Brilliant! Biden in Charlotte, "Bin Laden dead; GM alive. Lycian terrorists, "Bin Laden dead; Al Quaeda alive."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 10/20/2012 9:20:51 AM     (No. 8947620)

Charles is right. People lie when it 's in their interest and when they think they can get away with it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/20/2012 9:25:29 AM     (No. 8947635)

Krauthammer gets it.
Obama lies because the complicit media is his enabler.
Slick Willy had an admiring cheering section in the media, amazed at his skill.
With Obama it goes even deeper.
The media has supported his 5 weeks of lies about Benghazi and echoed every demand to look away.

Obama depends on the media and demands that we believe his lies.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 10/20/2012 9:33:29 AM     (No. 8947661)

The Mainstream Media led by the NY Times, WaPo, LA Times, ABC, CBS, NBC and 98% of the rest of the "news" outlets have become the greatest enemy a free society ever faced.

How did it happen? Liberal infection starting probably in the thirties followed by the desire of real men to earn an honest living in the real world instead of tricking the money into their pockets by working in the "news" business.

Thus you end up with "news" being brought to you by the likes of Matt Lauer.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/20/2012 9:52:02 AM     (No. 8947736)

Zero: leading from behind Joe BiteMe's behind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rustycfc, 10/20/2012 9:53:06 AM     (No. 8947742)

barry going down the drain and taking the msm down with him- good riddence to both.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 10/20/2012 10:27:42 AM     (No. 8947824)

I would correct only one word in the headline i.e. "had" to has.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 10/20/2012 10:43:24 AM     (No. 8947862)

The next debate is going to be riveting and unraveling. It is too late to come up with other excuses.
Obama's preparation for this debate must include a lot of lawyers. (Wonder how many of his group have already lawyered up?) Hillary, of course, will be out of town, in constant touch with Bill.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ConradNY, 10/20/2012 3:41:45 PM     (No. 8948422)

After Monday obama's craven lying will be proven indelibly for everyone. He marked with a scarlet L for all history.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: judy, 10/20/2012 3:48:11 PM     (No. 8948437)

Sorry Charles I think you meant have not had.... the won knew the non- media wouldn't investigate...guess they forgot about Katherine Heritige from Fox finding the real story andddd the five survivors telling the whole story.

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