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Does Obama Care More About Benghazi Families, or Himself?
PJ Media ^ | May 6, 2013 | J. Christian Adams

Posted on 05/06/2013 3:37:09 PM PDT by Kaslin

The Benghazi scandal is easy to understand, and that’s what makes it so dangerous for the White House. Simply, the Obama administration’s narrative — that al-Qaeda was on the run, that Hosni Mubarak had to go, and that the Arab Spring was a good thing — was proven false when four brave Americans were killed.

Because the administration was a slave to their own narrative, rather than aggressively fighting al-Qaeda, rather than recognizing the $50 billion investment in Mubarak’s stability, and rather than realizing that the upheaval they sponsored in the Middle East empowered Muslim Brotherhood radicals, they lied repeatedly about Benghazi.

They lied to win re-election, the most vile sort of lie.

Now three whistleblowers are coming forward to testify about the administration’s incompetence and lies in the days following September 11, 2012.

I know a thing or two about being a whistleblower. I appeared on the Huckabee show this weekend (see video below) and explained how simply telling the truth is the way to shield yourself from the sinister deceptions from places like the Huffington Post and the George Soros-funded Media Matters. They can try to smear you, but the truth of your testimony will rise above their smears.

Not only is Benghazi simple to understand, it is revealing: does President Obama care more about the Benghazi families learning the truth regarding why their loved ones died, or does he care more about his own political power?

If his administration continues to lie, obstruct, and unleash attacks on the whistleblowers, we’ll know he just doesn’t care about the Benghazi families.

We will also know Obama will have at last become the thing the bright young activist most loathed — a president who will lie to the public about Americans dying overseas. After all, that’s the central Vietnam narrative of the Left: America, the imperialist nation which callously sends men to die and then hides the truth from the American people.

Pay attention to the people behind Benghazi. Many outside the Beltway don’t understand that policy is driven by the usually nameless inside the government. Day-to-day decisions, drafts, and management of matters is not done by a president, or even by his direct reports. It is done by thirtysomethings like Ben Rhodes:

Ben Rhodes

West Wing advisor Rhodes is an ideological activist who has risen above his level of competency. (On Twitter, he is @Rhodes44.) He is the author of the catastrophic Cairo apology speech. Rhodes was a leading advocate of dumping Mubarak, the man who kept the Islamic radicals at bay in Egypt for decades and kept the peace with Israel. Rhodes was born in 1977, so he doesn’t remember a world before the Camp David Accords where the United States brokered peace between Egypt and Israel, where Mubarak became our man in Cairo.

Rhodes wanted Libya to look like a success, and that’s why he didn’t want a large military footprint in the country. That footprint is what was lacking while the four brave Americans vainly fought for their lives on September 11, 2012.

They died because of the mistakes of Rhodes and others.

They were mistakes of policy, philosophy, and ultimately inaction, and fueled by an aversion to American power. And now, we learn from Stephen Hayes at the Weekly Standard, Rhodes is also involved with the deception and cover-up.

Officials like Ben Rhodes have a pride of authorship that will cause them to misbehave and deceive. They authored the Obama narrative on the Middle East; they also authored the mess we are in. On September 11, 2012, the mess was revealed, and since then Rhodes and those in power have deceived all of us because they wanted to keep that power.

It doesn’t hurt that Rhodes’ brother is the president of CBS News.

On Wednesday, we’ll see America at her best, when regular citizens make choices that will become history. On Wednesday, men who care more about the truth and the Benghazi families than the president and Ben Rhodes do will testify.YouTube Preview Image


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics; Society
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1 posted on 05/06/2013 3:37:09 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Strange question to ask about the Narcissist in Chief.


2 posted on 05/06/2013 3:42:09 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Kaslin
Not only is Benghazi simple to understand, it is revealing: does President Obama care more about the Benghazi families learning the truth regarding why their loved ones died, or does he care more about his own political power?

Does a bear poop in the woods? Is grass green in the Summertime with adequate rain?

3 posted on 05/06/2013 3:42:27 PM PDT by teletech (Say NO to RINOS!)
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To: Kaslin

To ax is to answer....


4 posted on 05/06/2013 3:42:38 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: Kaslin

Sounds like a humor question best asked by maher and his ilk.


5 posted on 05/06/2013 3:42:55 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Kaslin

Bttt.


6 posted on 05/06/2013 3:45:07 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Jack Hammer

Yeah, what a question


7 posted on 05/06/2013 3:47:04 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Obama: Families? What families. I told them we would bring the people responsible to justice and that should be good enough. Next......


8 posted on 05/06/2013 3:54:58 PM PDT by mardi59 (IMPEACH OBAMA NOW!!!!!)
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To: Kaslin
Does Obama Care More About Benghazi Families, or Himself?

Is that a trick question ?

9 posted on 05/06/2013 3:57:16 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: Kaslin

Well, there’s a question that answers itself.
Obama cares about the Benghazi families only to the extent
they provide a photo-op that he clings to as he sanitizes himself and makes both himself and them equal victims of
unforseeable, unavoidable FATE.


10 posted on 05/06/2013 3:58:35 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Kaslin

Is this a trick question?


11 posted on 05/06/2013 4:02:25 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Kaslin

At this point, does anyone NOT know the answer to this question.


12 posted on 05/06/2013 4:07:17 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants; Popman

Looks like one, doesn’t it?


13 posted on 05/06/2013 4:08:05 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I LOVE these Official Friday Silliness threads!!


14 posted on 05/06/2013 4:16:41 PM PDT by Thom Pain (U.S. Constitution is a CONTRACT!)
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To: Kaslin

Obama ALWAYS cares ONLY about himself. Period...


15 posted on 05/06/2013 4:17:24 PM PDT by Wanderer99
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To: Kaslin

Keep your eyes on the other ball too.

Q: What was Stevens doing in Benghazi?

A: Supplying anti-aircraft missiles to Al Qaeda in Syria. (Everyone’s best gurss.)

THAT’s Impeachable, and why the Administration will do anything to hide the truth.


16 posted on 05/06/2013 4:23:28 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (All observant Muslims want to kill you. If they don't, they are not really Muslims.)
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To: Kaslin
It doesn't hurt that Rhodes’ brother is the president of CBS News.

Interesting that CBS seems to be taking the lead in reporting on Benghazi among the big three networks...Fox not included...

I wonder how much CBS is willing to go out there and actually do real investigative reporting...

17 posted on 05/06/2013 4:32:15 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: Kaslin

Is this a trick question? The answer is obvious.


18 posted on 05/06/2013 4:35:54 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Kaslin

Re: Headline.

Is this a trick question?


19 posted on 05/06/2013 4:40:55 PM PDT by Student0165
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To: Kaslin
Obama knows what happens to Islamic political leaders who are no longer in office or in absolute power. He also knows what happens to a weakened Islamic leader who allows those he rules over to question his decisions.

Room temperature Buddy.

20 posted on 05/06/2013 4:59:05 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Kaslin

The question is meant to be funny, isn’t it?

That man could give a s**t about anyone but himself.


21 posted on 05/06/2013 5:30:08 PM PDT by qaz123
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To: annieokie; penelopesire; maggief; Protect the Bill of Rights; thouworm; SE Mom; Nachum; onyx; ...

“Does Obama Care More About Benghazi Families, or Himself?”

What a damn dumb question.


22 posted on 05/06/2013 7:38:18 PM PDT by MestaMachine
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