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Going to War with the Blind
General of Benghazi (An Apology)

PJ Media, by Roger L. Simon

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/9/2013 4:42:17 AM

Okay. I’m an idiot. What was I thinking? I apologize. Any administration that could have the temerity to send the nauseating serial Benghazi prevaricator Susan Rice, on the anniversary of that event yet, to explain to Congress why our representatives should approve a strike on Syria not only should NOT get the aforesaid approval, they should be forbidden approval for anything more significant than the choice of wallpaper in the White House rest rooms — and even that I’m not so sure. In earlier columns, I supported an attack on Syria because I abhor Bashar Assad and his (or his minions’) use

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lil dotty, 9/9/2013 5:05:28 AM     (No. 9512245)

Mr. Simon, nice you eventually came to what sense you have remaining. The entire scenario makes one nauseous if you actually think it thru. How can anything be ignored or overlooked? He is what he is and he is NOT to be trusted. He´s proven that time and again the past five years. Even though there are atrocities in Syria, they can never be set right given the CIC in charge at this time. No serviceman deserves to wonder if they will be killed by the men on the battlefield before being done in by their CIC. Facts are facts... this guy will now never be relevant on anything of importance.

BOR, take note and now attempt to backtrack your stand on this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: daddy, 9/9/2013 5:22:13 AM     (No. 9512252)

Apology accepted, Roger.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 9/9/2013 7:07:08 AM     (No. 9512318)

How could he just now be "getting it"? This apology should be accompanied by a doctor´s appointment.

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