Friday, White House press secretary Jay Carney blamed Mitt Romney and Republicans for “politicizing” the Benghazi terrorist attacks. Harkening back to a Mitt Romney press conference on September 12, 2012, which addressed the Benghazi attacks only in passing while focusing instead on the assault on the American embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Carney suggested that Romney had tried to target the innocent Obama administration for telling the truth about Benghazi. “Republicans, again, in this ongoing effort that began in the hours after the attack when Mitt Romney put out a press release to try to take political
Comments: Carney was backed into a corner and had to revert back to his usual default, blame Romney, Bush, Republicans, etc. etc. Even the usually blind and dumb MSM didn´t buy that today. It was delightful to see him squirm. I bet he went home and had a few drinks after the day he had.
Possibly, just possibly, the tipping point has been reached. The White house might be behind the curve thinking they can still get by with blatant lies. What has been so obvious to us, so insulting to our intelligence, is now affecting the MSM. FINALLY!!!
I am being deadly serious. This day will turn out to be the litmus test as to whether the Republic survives. The blatant lies, the corruption, the greed, the criminal acts, the manslaughter and the treason are plain and for all to see. if nothing is done, we are a dead country. It is up to us to purge our Nation of this cancer.
Too late #13...They stole the election in November and the press whores (as well as the establishment Republicans)ignored the facts before their eyes. Now these thugs act with impunity. They now have no worries and answer to no one. Sorry folks, it´s all over but the shouting.
Re: #13 - Not to be in the least disparaging but the comment "if nothing is done" implies there is a group or force somewhere and their actions or inactions will save or lose our republic as we know and love it. I understand such a group would ostensibly be our elected officials and a free press, those whose allegiance to the Constitution is paramount. Unfortunately, that group is at the heart of the problem, save an increasingly insignificant few. Can you trust a single democrat to hold to their oath of office?
I say the common citizens are the only potential force that can preserve our Constitution; in essence, we are busy waiting on ourselves to act. If our country is going down the tubes, it will be because of tens of millions of passive observers. I don´t intend to be counted among them.
I must have been watching a different FOX network. My recollection was that during the debate (I think the 3rd), Romney barely even tiptoed around Benghazi much to our disgust, and there was a strong feeling that cost him the election.
I´m no Carney fan, but he has a horrible job. To stand up before cameras daily and lie on behalf of your boss is a terrible way to make a living. Today I believe his instructions were to calmly answer the questions without getting heated, and he did just that.
Well, since some of the news today was that Carney had a hand in the editing of the ´facts´ of the Benghazi scandal, no wonder the little weasel is a bit high strung and blaming Romney today. Way I see it, Romney didn´t pound Benghazi hard enough during the campaign.
Combine this with the fact that he thinks he can throw the CIA under the bus for what he and the WH did, he and we can look forward to an interesting week come Monday. Can´t wait for Coburn´s surprise next week.
Wish I had stock in antacid right now. I bet there is a lot being consumed right now.
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dr fate, 5/11/2013 12:48:54 AM (No. 9320952)
Well, since you´re no Carney fan, #25, you must realize that the lying little punk is not forced to stay in such a "horrible job" but could actually resign and do the work of a real man, which he clearly is not. And as far as following his instructions and calmly lying through his teeth, I don´t see that as some kind of admirable quality. The little preppie filth wouldn´t last a day in an honest occupation.
Character counts Jay Carney--this is May 2013 with new revelations that have finally surfaced...your lofo, infantile excuses do not address the genuine concerns of the people, nor are they deserving of our fighting men & women.
Are you and your cohorts going to drag this country´s reputation down just to stay in power? Or will you and your boss do the honorable thing in this significant moment in our history and resign?
Poor little lying Jay. It was entertaining to watch him squirm and lie as he was called to account and hammered by the press corp. He lies for his boss and knows his boss is a liar. Many, if not most, on the staff and reelection campaign low life are not familiar with truth.
Obama has convinced them all that the American people are all so stupid he can do anything he wants, say anything, with impunity.
Perhaps, just perhaps, Obama´s lying ways are finally catching up with him.
Nixon was not corrupt, as 14 alleges. To compare Obamaa to Nixon is mind boggling and playinto the hands of the Democrats. Whether he ordered the break in at Dem headquarters or did not know of it it´s still very small potatoes. They broke in, were there for a few minutes, they were detected almost immediately, nothing was stolen, no one was killed or injured. For this, G. Gordon Liddy served eight years? Though he was a first time offender? No, it was because he would not talk.
The difference between Nixon and Obama is that Nixon did not hate his country and it´s founding principles. Obama and his army of flying monkeys hate America and everything good and decent it stands for.
Carney is just another commie loving little girl with her panties in a wad.Seems to be a lot of them in the higher reaches of the demo party.Hell just look at our CIC.now there is a real man for you NOT!Wonder if Carney can throw a baseball better than Obama?
Carney has sold his soul like so many people around the Obama´s. I have never seen such a craven evil bunch of people in my life. You can´t play nice with this crowd. Romney should have stood his ground on Banghazi and hammered Obama. The left knows that there is little courage in the Republican Party and if they push back at all, the Republicans will cave. Benghazi was potentially damaging to Obama so they played the "how dare you" card and it worked.
Well stated #39. Nixon not only loved his country and its founding principles, he served our/his country in the U.S. Navy. He left the Navy after WWII as a Lt. Commander.
Quite an accomplishment for a Quaker! He never saw combat which makes no difference - he served his country. I´m quite familiar with the Quaker church as most of my in-laws are Quakers and all of the boys served in various branches of the military in non-combat positions. Many Quakers serve their country in non-combat positions, because they believe their country is worthy and believe God played a hand in our founding.
Whenever I see the ad for Wounded Warriors my heart fills with sadness. When I see the display of lies, cover ups, the disregard for truth, honor, responsibility I hang my head with sorrow. Men and women come home with such severe wounds and then witness such disgraceful behavior.I think the Benghazi issue is the center topic.
Our Lord works in misterious ways and this event is before us. What direction will be made?
"...since Nixon"?? Seriously?? To mention the name of President Nixon in the same sentence as obama, is absurd. Nixon was a Patriot who loved this country. I agree with #27, #31, #37, #39, and #44. IMO, obama is totally lacking in any intellectual honesty/judgment, and has the most corrupt/dangerous pack of leftist-anti-American-minions in the highest offices of his "administration" in history. The detestable-lying-mental-midget jay carney is one more cog in the wheel of the "dear-leader".
L.dotters, this it the root of the Benghazi protest. They were succeeding in the attack on Romney as unpatriotic and decided to expand it to Benghazi as well. Below is Romney´s statement:
We have confidence in our cause in America. We respect our Constitution. We stand for the principles our Constitution protects. We encourage other nations to understand and respect the principles of our Constitution, because we recognize that these principles are the ultimate source of freedom for individuals around the world.
I also believe the administration was wrong to stand by a statement sympathizing with those who had breached our embassy in Egypt, instead of condemning their actions. It’s never too early for the United States government to condemn attacks on Americans and to defend our values.
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