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Lingering questions about Benghazi
Washington Post, by David Ignatius

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 10/31/2012 5:13:47 AM

The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has become a political football in the presidential campaign, with all the grandstanding and misinformation that entails. But Fox News has raised some questions about the attack that deserve a clearer answer from the Obama administration. (Snip)But the anguish of Woods’s father is understandable: His son’s life might have been saved by a more aggressive response. The Obama administration needs to level with the country about why it made its decisions.

Comments:
Maybe the ostriches in the major media are beginning to notice?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lydwho, 10/31/2012 5:24:25 AM     (No. 8976112)

This gut-less _astard will NEVER admit to his many mistakes!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: geo11, 10/31/2012 5:29:30 AM     (No. 8976114)

Obama lied and people died. David forgot to ask about the phony mob video story pushed for weeks afterward. The truth will probably come out after the election and heads will roll. This is a massive coverup and those involved should be dutifully punished. The Lamestream media have stooped even lower by ignoring this huge story.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/31/2012 5:35:07 AM     (No. 8976118)

These mediates continue to use Fox as their only resource in evaluating what happened in Benghazi.There's absolutely no journalistic curiousity from the rest of the media.They're more than happy to buy Obama's video story.

The left is also trying to create this image that this is a nothing story being ginned up by the right to attack Obama with.The emergence of the Seal's family has turned Obama's narrative on it's head and they're scrambling to figure out their next move to bury the story.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 10/31/2012 5:37:50 AM     (No. 8976120)

Ignatius makes the point late in the article that to bomb the area might inflame Muslim passions in the Middle East. Uh,...so? People who would sacrifice the lives of Americans on such a calculation cannot be in charge of keeping American personnel alive overseas. Do you hear the "battered housewife" talking?

These people cannot be in charge any longer. They are destroying the nation.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: beca, 10/31/2012 6:05:06 AM     (No. 8976138)

obama is lying...the media is covering him....that simple

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MMC, 10/31/2012 6:09:30 AM     (No. 8976143)

I wouldnt say lingering... That would imply questions have been answered. Stand Down is a direct order... Who called it?


4 not optimal Americans were murdered on foreign soil...payback time.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/31/2012 6:20:18 AM     (No. 8976151)

Yes, and those questions are not going to go away.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/31/2012 6:21:31 AM     (No. 8976152)

Whoops, too fast on the enter key....

7, those Americans died on what is deemed American soil. That makes it even worse.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 10/31/2012 6:28:45 AM     (No. 8976162)

I heard a very angry retired military officer on Fox say that evidently someone had indicated to whoever did the laser 'painting' that help was coming or they would not have used the laser. There are way too many questions and I pray this doesn't get swept under the rug. And I pray that after the election some people are put in place in the House who will DO SOMETHING other than hold hearings. Is Boehner keeping Issa from doing his job? Just wondering.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/31/2012 6:40:35 AM     (No. 8976170)

Bombing might inflame Muslim passions? What DOESN'T inflame Muslim passions? And what did blaming the video do? It inflamed Muslim passions all over the Middle and Far East as well as Africa, Europe and even the minute island of Mauritius in the middle of the Indian Ocean. How many of our missions in those countries were burned, how many personnel endangered and how much classified information stolen? All to save zippy's sorry butt.

Leftist are outraged by a remark made by a pro-life candidate, but murders, riots and the burning of our embassies are a non-story. Michael Savage is right - liberalism is a mental disorder..

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/31/2012 6:54:05 AM     (No. 8976184)

We need a bipartisan commission after the election to take care of this three-fold treason.

1) Before the terrorisim - arming of Al Queda
2) During the terrorism - Allowing our Ambassador to be murdered on American soil
3) After the terrorism - hiding the true reason for the murder on an obscure video.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MMC, 10/31/2012 6:57:00 AM     (No. 8976191)

You are correct! It was American soil on which these men were murdered.

Sorry to double post... but, military people on this website can answer questions..

If an order to Stand Down is given, would it then be assumed that knowledge of conflict is underway?

We already know that a live feed was in the Situation Room... so, was popcorn and beer on hand for the reality show?

Who called the Stand Down will be the biggest most pressing question.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/31/2012 7:02:56 AM     (No. 8976200)

Oh, I think they've been noticing all along, OP. It is just that they have been forced by real journalism from Fox, and the courage of Ty Woods's father, Charles Woods, to finally show that they are noticing.

This piece is a prime example of how the "drive-by media" uses just enough truth to make their audience believe lies, imo.

For instance: The Benghazi tragedy was amplified by Charles Woods, the father of slain CIA contractor Tyrone Woods. He told Fox’s Sean Hannity that White House officials who didn’t authorize military strikes to save the embattled CIA annex were “cowards” and “are guilty of murdering my son.”

And: Looking back, it may indeed have been wise not to bomb targets in Libya that night. Given the uproar in the Arab world, this might have been the equivalent of pouring gasoline on a burning fire. But the anguish of Woods’s father is understandable: His son’s life might have been saved by a more aggressive response. The Obama administration needs to level with the country about why it made its decisions.

Sometimes a lie is not what you say, it's what you don't say.

Looking back over this piece, if I didn't know better, I'd think Ty Woods was just a contractor who stuck his nose into a situation and caused more trouble for the U.S., his father is understandably anguished that his son is dead, but his son caused his own death, the Obama Administration needs to explain why all of this isn't their fault, and that the "mainstream media" may be about engage in some "fog of battle" to help them do that.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Judith, 10/31/2012 7:03:30 AM     (No. 8976202)

You would need a free press and a people who actually cared about honor, to really ask these questions. I'm not sure the USA still possesses enough of them.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/31/2012 7:09:13 AM     (No. 8976209)

#14 - with all due respect, you are out of line. Ty Woods deserves the Medal of Honor. He came to the defense of our Ambassador and saved over 25 lives.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: right-turn, 10/31/2012 7:10:39 AM     (No. 8976211)

I reviewed the Fox rep0ort a couple of times. I suggest everyone do that, especially this writer. It's a very detailed report. I believe it is accurate.

No one in the MSM even mentions it. Obama and his entire administration LIED about the situation. They are still lying.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/31/2012 7:15:54 AM     (No. 8976220)

#16, that's exactly my point!

No mention by Ignatius that Ty Woods was more than a contractor. He was a former Navy SEAL who 'painted the target', insuring that those terrorists could be hit thus helping to quench that "fire" Ignatius mentioned.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: cheese, 10/31/2012 7:44:12 AM     (No. 8976256)

I was pleased to see this as a Must Read, but was disappointed after reading the article -- all it does is offer up lame excuses to further convince Washington Post's leftist readers that all is fine and all of the questions have been taken care of...nothing to see here, etc. NOT a must read.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Really?, 10/31/2012 7:49:06 AM     (No. 8976262)

Interesting to see how Ty Woods is being treated compared to Cindy Sheehan.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: ruready?, 10/31/2012 7:51:41 AM     (No. 8976265)

#18 - please accept my apology for misreading your post.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: lazyman, 10/31/2012 8:00:43 AM     (No. 8976280)

Using this morons logic, I guess the Cambridge cops did act "stupiditly" for responding to Gates' house that night before knowing more facts especially when it had the potential to enflame the Black community including the 0 in the White House.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: distorted, 10/31/2012 8:07:45 AM     (No. 8976295)

What do you expect from an Administration which has as its Secretary of defense someone who made his bones as a civil rights attorney?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: sagman, 10/31/2012 8:15:22 AM     (No. 8976306)

Agree with #19. Ignatius raises a few questions. Big deal. It still comes out sounding like a ''fog of war'' situation. Those guys asked for help. Help was available. Somebody said ''No.'' Who said ''No'' and why?

And that business about getting muslims mad by taking action? Come on. Americans in danger, including an ambassador, you do whatever it takes to save them--unless, unless somebody with a clear head saw a situation developing that could have been a disaster for any on-the-ground rescue force. Absent that, the whole thing smells.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: steveW, 10/31/2012 8:15:55 AM     (No. 8976307)

What is worse than Obama lying about Benghazi?
That his supporters are glad he lied.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: rustycfc, 10/31/2012 8:20:07 AM     (No. 8976310)

you would hear different tune from the liberal press if it was one of there own

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Reply 26 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/31/2012 8:20:45 AM     (No. 8976313)

The last embassy to fall with killed or captured Americans was the Iran embassy. It too fell because a weak President allowed radicals to overthrow the government and seize our people. That batch is happily building nuclear weapons to destroy Israel and the US.

Now we have another weak president selling arms to rebels who want to start their own theocracy. They too thought this administration was weak enough to attack. For some reason this president didn't allow available resources to fight. The People are owed an explanation and some loud persistent questions from the Press.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 10/31/2012 8:25:48 AM     (No. 8976327)

Looking back, it may indeed have been wise not to bomb targets in Libya that night. Given the uproar in the Arab world, this might have been the equivalent of pouring gasoline on a burning fire.

Burning the American Consulate and the murder of four Americans is acceptable by the Obama Administration, because Obama was afraid to be a strong president.What would Obama do if all of our Middle East Embassies were being attacked and our ambassadors were being murdered? Probably stand down and apologize frantically to the Muslim attackers?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: walcb, 10/31/2012 8:30:30 AM     (No. 8976334)

Its an opinion column, not real news.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 10/31/2012 8:32:07 AM     (No. 8976338)

I may have an overly simplistic view, but, as I see it, when my country is being attacked, the last think I want our leadership to be concerned about is the emotional state of those attacking us. I wnt their focus to be on how to counter the immediate threat. I don't want them to lob a missle into a tent, killing some poor wayward camel, I want them to kill the people who are killing us.



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Reply 30 - Posted by: GardenGal, 10/31/2012 8:33:28 AM     (No. 8976341)

The whole contractor thing is entirely stupid. That just means in what manner a given person is paid. In the military, there are contract gate guards, contract janitors, contract attorneys, and contract PhD scientists. These are just a few that I know are operating at our base. To call any of them just a contractor is devoid of almost any information. Totally different jobs and responsibilities and the people holding those positions have totally different educational and work backgrounds too.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Rinktum, 10/31/2012 8:39:58 AM     (No. 8976354)

This whole administration is corrupt. Add that to a media who has shown that they will do anything to make the boy king look good, and you have lies, omission of facts, and calculated indifference to the loss of American lives. What I feel for Obama absolutely pales in comparison to the utter contempt I have for the MSM in this country. The moral abyss we stare into now can be laid at their feet. Despite their boast of intellectual superiority, they are in actuality devoid of common sense and curiosity if it makes them question their tightly held beliefs.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: LZK, 10/31/2012 8:41:24 AM     (No. 8976358)

BTW -- what is happening to the poor slob with the video?

He was arrested -- but where is he now?

Since "it" wasn't "his" fault -- what's to happen to him?

Will he be like the Chicago couple that questioned bubba and got "talked" to by the FBI?

These libbies are a piece of work....

LZK

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Reply 33 - Posted by: IloveteaMD, 10/31/2012 8:41:58 AM     (No. 8976360)


BENGHAZI
(To the tune of Neil Young's "Ohio")

Fine soldiers and Obama NOT coming,
We're regrettably on our own.
This Fall I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Benghazi

Gotta get down to it
Terrorists are cutting us down
Should have been helped long ago.
What if you knew him
And found him dead on the ground
How can you hide what you know?

Gotta get help with it
Terrorists are cutting us down
Should have been rescued long ago.
What if you knew him
And found him dead on the ground
How can you run when you know?

Fine soldiers and Obama NOT coming,
We're horribly on our own.
This fall I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Benghazi !!!!!!


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Reply 34 - Posted by: Bulldog65, 10/31/2012 8:42:14 AM     (No. 8976362)

No, #2-----People died, then Obama lied. He lied when it was apparent that he was cooked..

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Reply 35 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/31/2012 8:52:13 AM     (No. 8976381)

Ignatius writes from the Left for IBD, and though he gets off to a promising start, he weasels out before that ink begins to dry. He equivocates on what might have been done and winds up saying we need better intelligence. Wasn't that the administration's and Hillary's whine? And Panetta's?

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Reply 36 - Posted by: guybee, 10/31/2012 8:52:28 AM     (No. 8976382)

It is funny how the libs can obfuscate the obvious. This article is garbage and the writer deserves to be stationed in Benghazi.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/31/2012 8:54:49 AM     (No. 8976387)

#16 needs to reread #14, make sure they understand all the words that were posted, and then apologize.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: fed-up, 10/31/2012 8:57:48 AM     (No. 8976392)

Nice try, WaPo.

You may get a few points for even bringing it up, but after reading the article, if I didn't know better, I'd think it was all a "fog of war" and what are you gonna do??. Pulleeeze!

No mention of the liar in chief and the video story by our simpletons in the WH. And I find it strange that he had some comments I hadn't read before, like "Woods in the car waiting with engine running". I thought I had read everything and hadn't seen that actual comment. So, seems to me this proves, the MSM is talking to sources, and are still trying to cover it up until after the election.

Thanks to Fox, and to Mr Woods, and the internet or the liars would get away with it.
Another thing, they keep confusing this attack to battles in war. This is different because the attack was on American soil, and one of our ambassador's was targeted and killed. Why can't they understand that very major difference???

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Reply 39 - Posted by: fed-up, 10/31/2012 9:04:13 AM     (No. 8976403)

#33
He is still in jail... supposedly until 3 days after the election.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 10/31/2012 9:04:29 AM     (No. 8976405)

#21, apology accepted. Perhaps my post needed clarification.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: sadc, 10/31/2012 9:06:37 AM     (No. 8976409)

The idea that they were restrained in their response in order to NOT inflame the Muslim crowd is ridiculous. What doesn't inflame the Muslim crowds? They are digging for a response, I mean, a lie to cover this. And, with all those shovels for the shovel ready jobs, they just might find a suitable one. However, I believe this, and Fast and Furious and all of it will never be untangled.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 10/31/2012 9:20:05 AM     (No. 8976443)

Lingering questions ? Lingering ?
How about a ton of unanswered questions ?!!
How is it that 7 weeks later ,
the Commander in Chief
still remains in the dark as to exactly
what happened that night in the Situation Room ?
I don't care if the Consulate was on fire
because someone was smoking in bed-when Americans are in need, you send help !
Obama keeps acting as if the decision to send help was predicated solely
on the original cause of the explosions.
We now have a PC ..excuse me.. MC
( Muslim Correct ) threshold that must be met before our soldiers are allowed to defend themselves
in Afghanistan and the CINC decides whether to rescue dying Americans .
The Obama death panel has been
with us long before Obamacare.
It's a national scandal that the media continues
to ignore this terrible story ,
compounded by the fact that Obama
acts like OJ Simpson -searching the golf courses for the real Commander in Chief.
No doubt wearing black golf gloves..and BTW-they do fit.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Aegedius, 10/31/2012 9:25:06 AM     (No. 8976449)

The fact that we are breathing inflames the Muslim extremists. For anyone who wants to stop inflaming them, I say "you go first."

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Reply 44 - Posted by: joeyinempirestate, 10/31/2012 9:37:57 AM     (No. 8976483)

Aiding the Contras was in the best interests of the free world, aiding AQ is quite the opposite. Let the hearings begin.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 10/31/2012 9:57:48 AM     (No. 8976539)

"Ignatius makes the point late in the article that to bomb the area might inflame Muslim passions in the Middle East..."

Not if they're all dead it won't.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: lilo, 10/31/2012 10:07:14 AM     (No. 8976560)

Re: 2 previous posts. If it was one of their own.... Well, it has happened to two of their own, female reporters assaulted by mobs, and dead silence. As for more intelligence, yeah, they need more intelligence, the kind BETWEEN their ears.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Phil_hk, 10/31/2012 10:09:43 AM     (No. 8976569)

If they want to inflame the Muslim world they should use napalm.

Maybe quite a bit of it

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Reply 48 - Posted by: oh-heck, 10/31/2012 10:17:19 AM     (No. 8976586)

By alerting the Libyan militia that our guys were coming, did the administration allow the Seals to be followed back to the annex? The Libyan guards had cut and run in Act 1, why invite them back for Act 2? Neither CIA nor Seals would have proposed that.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: JoniTx, 10/31/2012 10:29:25 AM     (No. 8976617)

Last night, Greta interviewed Bing West, former Asst. Secretary of Defense for the Reagan Administration. He brought up some great points. Here's a link:

http://gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com/video/bing-west-on-the-record/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogs%2FGretawire+(Internal+-+Gretawire+-+Blog)

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Reply 50 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/31/2012 10:53:34 AM     (No. 8976695)

Stand Down

... means quit interfering with the Plan to kidnap Stevens and trade him for the blind sheik.

Ask General Ham if you can find him.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Butch59, 10/31/2012 10:57:27 AM     (No. 8976707)

So bombing or attacking them in any way would "inflame" them? Just what planet or universe does this idiot or idiots live in? These people ALREADY hate us and are "inflamed" at us any time they see an American. They want to kill every one of us simply because we don't follow the teachings of "the prophet". Well, I don't follow him, never will, and if they attack ME you can bet the farm that I'm going to fight back with everything I can get my hands on. And I will not let ANYONE tell me to "stand down".

Ty Woods deserves the Medal Of Honor for his actions that night.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 10/31/2012 11:21:19 AM     (No. 8976784)

Inflamed, only if they were looking for excuses to be inflamed. They attacked us. It was a diplomatic target not a military one.
We should have been the ones inflamed and we should have protected our people as they expected us to.


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Reply 53 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 10/31/2012 11:24:49 AM     (No. 8976799)

In Obama’s twisted, drugged-up world, “Stand Down!” means “Not My Problem!” + “Decision? Me? Make A Decision That Might Reflect Negatively On Me? No Way!” + “Winning This Election Is More Important Than The Lives Of Those Men!” + “Priority Number One Is To Run Out The Clock Beyond November 6th!”

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Reply 54 - Posted by: weejun, 10/31/2012 12:01:12 PM     (No. 8976891)

FTA: "U.S. officials needed better intelligence. That’s the toughest problem to address, but the most important."

Total BS. Intel folks are NOT decision makers! When you put people out on the point, POTUS, you are obligated to do everything in your power to protect them. The United States has a strong, morally correct standard of "not leaving anyone behind," and that means you do what you have to to extract people in harm's way. This whole administration is so afraid it will do something to "offend" muslims that it is willing to let people on the point DIE. It is sickening beyond words. And depending on "locals" for embassy/consulate security? A policy doomed to failure, and what must be a non-reassuring position for those in the diplomatic community. We need to fire ZERO and his minions NOW (never thought Carter would look good).

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Reply 55 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/31/2012 1:06:57 PM     (No. 8977064)

The real reason Obie is covering this up with the MSM's help is that Stevens mission there was to meet with other islamist terrorist organizations to arrange to give Libya's weapons to them so the Islamist take overs of govt's in the region could continue. The lost lives was collateral damage to Obie, he doesn't care one wit about them, it's all about the Mooslime take over that Obie strongly supports. Get a clue folks, this man is worse than dangerous he is also very stupid!

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Reply 56 - Posted by: jglas, 10/31/2012 1:11:46 PM     (No. 8977081)

That was an al Qaeda terrorist attack. If our bombing them inflames the Muslim passions then we're at war with those inflamed Muslims too. The simple fact is Obama wussed out hoping nobody would notice al Qaeda was still very active and his policies hadn't worked.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 10/31/2012 1:52:07 PM     (No. 8977161)

If the president of our United States is still trying to figure out what happened to our Ambassador in Benghazi, Libya, then he & his entire staff are INCOMPETENT.

If he knows but he was lying then &/or now, he's a thousand times bigger CROOK than Richard Nixon & Bill Clinton put together ever were.

If he gave the order to Stand Down, then he is a COWARD who should not be our Commander in Chief.

Any of these three scenarios demand he be thrown out of office on his ear.

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Reply 58 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 10/31/2012 2:11:50 PM     (No. 8977201)

Another excuse given for doing nothing was Hilzilla's when she said they were waiting for permission from the Libyans.

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Reply 59 - Posted by: larryp, 10/31/2012 4:52:01 PM     (No. 8977605)

Nothing.going.to.be.done. By either party. The GOP will not touch this whether Mitt wins or not.
The donks want it to go away and have successfully blocked it all. Just ask 10 of yr friends if they know waht happened in Benghazi. Not covered. My freineds wantto know why an impt story like this wouldn't be on Diane Sawyer. And if it is a fairy tale from the internet...
I am beginning to think the overhead drone that gave video coverage was armed....
anyway where are allt he wounded. Brian suits on KFI640 interviewed and officer (ret) that asked that question...

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Reply 60 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/31/2012 5:08:11 PM     (No. 8977653)

#60 be right

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Reply 61 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 10/31/2012 5:26:14 PM     (No. 8977701)

On 11 September 2001, the Towers....
On 11 September 2012, Benghazi....
Never forget....

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Reply 62 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 10/31/2012 5:36:40 PM     (No. 8977727)

There had been several terrorist attacks leading up to 9/11. The British Ambassador was almost killed... if i heard correctly on FOX last night, it was none other than Ty Woods who pulled the Ambassador to safety.

Ambassador Stephens and others had asked for more security; some resources were actually taken away...

pause and think about this

Now the attacks on 9/11, and BO et al needed more data?

IF military help had been sent, the mission would have had avery WAR-LIKE look.

BO has boasted everywhere he goes on the campaign trail: "I ended the war in Iraq; OBL is dead; al Qaeda is on the run..."

Therefore, sending military help to Stephens et al would have looked like war, with dead bodies and (newly) smashed buildings, smack dab on the eve of the election.

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Reply 63 - Posted by: cyberspace cadet, 10/31/2012 5:51:04 PM     (No. 8977782)

Anybody seen Susan Rice?

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Reply 64 - Posted by: uno, 10/31/2012 7:03:51 PM     (No. 8977926)

Obama called the Seals and they got bin Laden.
The Seals called Obama and they got DENIED
Four people died, the Obamboozler lied,
families cried and the Knee-Pad Press just sighed!

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Reply 65 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 10/31/2012 8:08:44 PM     (No. 8978075)

Amazing how this has become Obie's albatross. He really thought the msm could cover for him and run out the clock until November 6th.

On top of it, what does Obie do? He tries to cover it up and lie to the American people.

All he had to do was be straight up with us, sit at his desk on camera, look us in the eye, and admit he screwed up and is responsible for Stevens' and the Seals' deaths. But, nope, he decided his political behind and tendency to blame everyone but himself was more important.

Then there will be the typical whining and moaning by the left, the intelligencia, and the sheep after the election that there was a right-wing conspiracy. It's got to be a b#4ch being a liberal.

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Reply 66 - Posted by: owl, 10/31/2012 8:33:28 PM     (No. 8978141)

We haven't seen nor heard congress for about a year , but in fine print in the obit section , a few lines about how McCain and another are going to attempt to " get to the bottom " of what happened over there .

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Reply 67 - Posted by: PLPointer67, 10/31/2012 9:46:53 PM     (No. 8978341)

I think this is one of the first times I could tell that the reporter (David Ignatius) was 'tiptoeing through the tulips' in writing this story.

Normally, he's a good writer - but on this he's a wuss.

He knows in his reporters' gut that this is an Important Story... but his 'liberal' beliefs tell he 'can't go there.'

Shame on you David Ignatius for not acknowledging you KNOW the Truth, and subsequently chose to NOT report on it.


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Reply 68 - Posted by: peterfleming, 10/31/2012 11:06:44 PM     (No. 8978473)

Time for rats to start jumping the ship, SS White House, sinking in the lies of Benghazi
Lie yesterday: "It was the video that caused it", he lied to the world. Later replacement lie tomorrow: "It wasn't the video, we don't know, we're investigating and we'll wait for the results" (like AFTER the election, suckers). Lessons learned from compulsive liar Bill Clinton, upon hearing of best friend Vince Foster's prematurley labeled suicided death, said,
"We'll never know what caused his death",
sounding just like a prediction! The common thread, they both lied like criminals and they both had the total protection of the network media, Walter Cronkites then, Diane Sawyers today to totally overlook and FORGET the outrageios crime committed.
Sick country when rich TV news people help in the commission of political crimes. Sick country no matter how ahard the valiant New Media counters the lies.

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Reply 69 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/31/2012 11:37:29 PM     (No. 8978504)

I didn't expect articles like this in WaPo until AFTER the election. The One will not be amused by Ignatius' impertinence. Less access for you, David.

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Reply 70 - Posted by: pigop, 10/31/2012 11:41:29 PM     (No. 8978516)

Benghazi is Obama's Waterloo.

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