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G.O.P. Senators Not Satisfied
as Rice Concedes Error on Libya

New York Times, by Mark Landler and Jeremy W. Peters

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Posted By:garnet, 11/27/2012 4:11:10 PM

WASHINGTON — Susan E. Rice, the ambassador to the United Nations, conceded on Tuesday that she incorrectly described the attack on the American mission in Benghazi, Libya, in September as following a spontaneous protest, rather than being a terrorist attack. But she said she based her statement on the intelligence available at the time and did not intend to mislead the American public. (Snip)“We are significantly troubled by many of the answers that we got, and some that we didn’t get,” Senator John McCain

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/27/2012 4:22:14 PM     (No. 9036490)

Who told her to lie?

If these self-important buttlicks can´t even get that out of her, there´s really no reason to even bother voting any more...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: calgrammy, 11/27/2012 4:22:31 PM     (No. 9036491)

The comments after article show how much the liberal do not care about four dead Americans.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/27/2012 4:24:21 PM     (No. 9036496)

Private hearings are no way to do the people´s business.

These people couldn´t say schumer if they had a mouthfull.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chance_232, 11/27/2012 4:28:06 PM     (No. 9036500)

Funny...... bad intelligence that EVERYONE agreed with during the Clinton administration became a LIE when it didnt pan out under Bush.

An intentional LIE, told to affect the outcome of an election and cover-up an administration´s incompetence becomes an ERROR when caught.

Where is George Orwell when you need him to translate the "new speak"?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: southron, 11/27/2012 4:34:39 PM     (No. 9036510)

A Senate Select committee to investigate this scandal needs to be created ASAP! This is ten times worse than Watergate!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 11/27/2012 4:36:21 PM     (No. 9036515)

"error"

translation: "I got caught lying and covering-up for His Majesty´s subversive dereliction of duty, but who cares because we won and the MSM is sweeping this under the rug so go frak yourself."

She´ll make a marvelous SecState.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jorgecito, 11/27/2012 4:37:37 PM     (No. 9036516)

Sounds like McCain and Graham gave Rice the third degree. Maybe Ayotte too. Good.

I don´t know enough about Ayotte to know what role she is playing here. In these days of identity politics, perhaps the political calculation is that the GOP must present a female face when confronting a lying fraud like Rice --even though a true feminist would say that Susan Rice should be a Big Girl, fully capable of defending herself against Evil Old White Men.

But of course Obama-ites and the MSM only believe that women are fully capable when it suits them.

In any case, it takes guts to push back against the onslaught of hysterical Dems and MSM weasels who shriek "racism!" whenever a Democrat, who happens to be black, is exposed for incompetence and/or dishonesty.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: otronome, 11/27/2012 4:40:14 PM     (No. 9036519)

Why isn´t Clinton deposed? Maybe she is too busy at church reflecting upon her Methodist heritage.

"Why talk to the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room?" Churchill

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hotrod, 11/27/2012 4:53:05 PM     (No. 9036534)

FTA: ´´Rice Concedes Error on Libya´´

Should say: ´´Rice Concedes Administration Lies on Libya´´


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Reply 10 - Posted by: gesundheit, 11/27/2012 5:34:29 PM     (No. 9036569)

Now that Hillary Clinton has spent the last four years demonstrating in all four corners of the world that there is no reason to have a Secretary of State in the Obama administration since so few countries respect us anymore, why would Susan Rice or anyone else want to take such a job?

Does Ms. Rice think she can persuade the Chinese to raise the value of the yuan when all others have failed? Is she planning to try another rhumba duet with another North Korean dictator to make him agree to stop building nuclear weapons?

The only foreign leader Obama has developed friendly relations with is Mohamed Morsi, who, if he achieves his dream of creating a Sharia state in Egypt, will not permit Ms. Rice to enter his country unless she´s wearing a burkha with a full head covering and agrees to wash Mr. Morsi´s feet before discussions can begin.

The Republicans will be doing Susan Rice a big favor if they can prevent the Senate from approving her nomination, but the Republicans don´t control the Senate, so Harry Reid will undoubtedly succeed in making Ms. Rice´s life one of international misery and frustration for the next four years.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nimby, 11/27/2012 5:45:58 PM     (No. 9036586)

Not an ERROR you maroons. She LIED

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/27/2012 7:57:50 PM     (No. 9036704)

From what I heard today, I do not believe any of our Senators gave her a hard time behind the scenes. If this is real anger we see from McCain and Graham, then they will use every tool in the toolbox to prevent her from being confirmed. Any excuses? Then it was all more theater. As soon as Dems blasted any suggestion of combining all these. "Investigations" into one or getting a special prosecutor the Pubbies shut up about it. So I do not have faith in our guys taking this much farther.

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