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So no-one was to blame!
State Department employees
suspended over Benghazi
terror attack are re-instated

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/21/2013 6:21:28 AM

Four State Department employees who were placed on administrative leave after the Benghazi terror attack have been reinstated, it emerged today. A top House Republican also confirmed that the U.S. State Department´s review of the attack and its aftermath did not include interviews with the employees--suggesting that they may have been used as scapegoats to spare higher-ups any responsibility. [Snip] A State Department official told MailOnline on Tuesday that after Secretary of State John Kerry took over from former Secretary Hillary Clinton, the four employees were placed on leave in order to avoid the appearance of favoritism after Kerry inherited

Martosko, a relatively recent Mail reporter, has made some very useful contacts in DC. Not only that, he gets stuck in and writes and posts his meaty stories so we can read them at breakfast. The prolific and incisive Tony Harnden isn´t quite so missed now (he went from the Mail to the London Times after the election).


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 8/21/2013 6:41:19 AM     (No. 9483699)

...this must be what history will remember.OK America this is what you voted for...you own it...but then I ponder, what difference does it make, no one is being held accountable and the populace doesn`t give a damn...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/21/2013 6:46:44 AM     (No. 9483703)

The dog did it!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 8/21/2013 7:02:00 AM     (No. 9483717)

FTA :",,,,a game of musical chairs where no one misses a single day on the State Department payroll.´
They probably held a lottery among the department employees for a chance to win this paid vacation.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beca, 8/21/2013 7:12:15 AM     (No. 9483727)

how convenient for the 4 state dept people..................disgusting

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Reply 5 - Posted by: krause, 8/21/2013 7:48:06 AM     (No. 9483778)

This is an ´in your face´ government....giving us all the finger.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/21/2013 7:50:19 AM     (No. 9483784)

We will never know who was really accountable. The four employees were scapegoats set up to take the blame, and it was all a show. Wink. Wink.

What we do know is that Ms. Clinton told a bare faced lie about the cause of the attack to the families of the victims when their bodies were returned. She is the head that needs to roll.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enuf8, 8/21/2013 8:03:49 AM     (No. 9483809)

# 6 - The buck does not stop with Clinton--she does have a "boss" who should be considered more complicit in all of this LYING.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rod reese, 8/21/2013 8:32:48 AM     (No. 9483854)

Surprise. Surprise. Surprise. In a criminal administration you can get away with anything. And the consummate liar, Hillary Clintoon who should be in prison for the many crimes she has committed skates away again.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: NeverVoteDem, 8/21/2013 8:33:06 AM     (No. 9483856)

Hogwash! PIAPS has one boss. The buck stops on his desk. Both heads should roll.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: udanja99, 8/21/2013 8:39:15 AM     (No. 9483861)

Amen, #9.

And we still need to know where zippy was that night. The truth must be absolutely outrageous or we would have been told by now. Just imagine if the country found out that zippy left 4 Americans to die while he was cuddled up with Reggie and they were tooting "a little blow".

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 8/21/2013 8:58:40 AM     (No. 9483896)

gutless GOP

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bugboy, 8/21/2013 9:11:18 AM     (No. 9483924)

"What difference at this point does it make?” Clinton is to blame, she was in charge as Secretary of State.

Like Sean Smith´s mom said "Hilary doesn´t give a damn about you"

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Reply 13 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 8/21/2013 9:24:01 AM     (No. 9483938)

Attention Daryl Issa. We are still waiting.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Watlines, 8/21/2013 9:53:11 AM     (No. 9483990)

Hillary is to blame. Then her feckless boss.

The question is can someone prove it?

Time does not heal all wounds, especially Benghazi. This is the one fact that Hillary and Obama cannot control.

We may never get a peek under the kimono, but Benghazi will never go away.

Hillary´s presidential ambitions, however, will: BENGHAZI!.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Polecat49, 8/21/2013 10:08:56 AM     (No. 9484016)

These people should never have been suspended in the first place. THEY had absolutely no control over putting Americans in harms way and then running and hiding under a desk in the white house due to lack of guts to have them protected.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lylacat, 8/21/2013 10:29:37 AM     (No. 9484071)

This is such a scandal. Yes, we know where 0bama was the night of Benghazi; he went to bed early, because he had to fly out the next morning in his big fancy jet to Las Vegas. Neither he nor Hillary could send help to Benghazi, because the ambassador was there to get back hundreds of weapons they had given to bad people, and neither Hillary nor 0bama wanted that story to get out. What difference does it make (according to Hillary)?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/21/2013 10:47:09 AM     (No. 9484104)

The incompetence was at the top not the bottom!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/21/2013 11:14:17 AM     (No. 9484189)

Gov`n employment is like a roach motel - you can check in but you can never check out.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 8/21/2013 11:22:36 AM     (No. 9484216)

In a few more months the Obama administration will deny that anything really happened...

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