Skip to comments.NBC: Obama Defending Susan Rice's Phony Benghazi Story Like A 'Dramatic' Movie Moment
Posted on 11/14/2012 3:19:19 PM PST by Kaslin
Following President Obama's Wednesday afternoon press conference, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams continued his longtime obsession with the liberal fantasy film The American President and his eagerness to compare Obama to Michael Douglas's fictional presidential character: "...the President today almost conjuring the wording of Aaron Sorkin from the movie American President, as will be pointed out all day, really decided to throw down." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
Referring to Obama's indignation at critics of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who made false statements about the terrorist attack in Libya, chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell gushed: "This was President Andrew Shepherd really coming through in the East Room of the White House. Because this was President Obama saying, 'If you want to pick a fight with my U.N. ambassador, and blame her for something that was not her responsibility on Benghazi, then you come after me'....It was dramatic. He is angry."
NBC: Obama Defending Susan Rice's Phony Benghazi Story Like A 'Dramatic' Movie Moment
Mitchell continued: "I know from talking to the White House that they are very angry, they feel Susan Rice is being unfairly blamed, that she was working off of talking points from the intelligence community....[that] she should not be blamed for what she said about Benghazi."
Neither Williams nor Mitchell bothered to detail the mountain of evidence showing Rice's statements about the attack, on all five September 15 Sunday shows, to be patently untrue.
Here is a transcript of the exchange that occurred during November 14 post-press conference coverage:
BRIAN WILLIAMS: And Andrea, there couldn't be more going on right now. There was talk of the fiscal cliff. We have no CIA director. Benghazi's still around. The Israelis took out the head of Hamas today. And then, John McCain said that if the President puts up his U.N. ambassador, Susan Rice, to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, she will be blocked, they'll do everything in their power. That's where the President today almost conjuring the wording of Aaron Sorkin from the movie American President, as will be pointed out all day, really decided to throw down.
ANDREA MITCHELL: This was President Andrew Shepherd really coming through in the East Room of the White House. Because this was President Obama saying, "If you want to pick a fight with my U.N. ambassador, and blame her for something that was not her responsibility on Benghazi, then you come after me, John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Don't come after Susan Rice." It was dramatic. He is angry. I know from talking to the White House that they are very angry, they feel Susan Rice is being unfairly blamed, that she was working off of talking points from the intelligence community. And that in her Sunday appearance on Meet the Press, she should not be blamed for what she said about Benghazi.
Too many “Journalists” still have a Gay crush on Hussein.
Much leg tingling ensued.
He did the same faux indignation when the subject was brought up in one of the debates. To which, Romney wimped and shut up like a good little subject.
The four dead in Benghazi didn't warrant that much.
Reverse psychology works! MSM now has Susan in the crosshairs as the apparent focus of the rage.... Just as Obama intended.
Who the hell was blaming her? She was just doing as she was told.
Obama is CLAIMING people are picking on her. He is isolating a target other than himself. First the General, now her.
More like President Camacho.
“I know from talking to the White House”
Hmmmm. Nuff said.
I just can’t barf much longer.
Why the MSM still support this communists bastar! is beyond me. They are taking part in their own destruction. King Obama owns them and they are so damn blind not to see it. The MSM is about to come under the communists umbrella and they will be dictated to do what the Administration will tell them to do. Just a question of time.
NBC: Obama Defending Susan Rice’s Phony Benghazi Story Like A ‘Dramatic’ Movie Moment....
Or like Bill Clinton saying after being caught with the cigar in the cookie jar.
“NOW, I HAVE TO GET BACK TO WORK FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE!”
“How do I love thee, Barack Obama.....let me count the ways. May I slobbereth unto thy visage as I licketh thee? May I “know” you even more? May I tote thy luggage while holding thy purse.....both of them? I longeth for the bath house with thee, oh annointed and great one......”
God how they make me want to wretch.
They won’t need to be told. They are already doing Husein’s bidding.
I saw the news conference live.
When Obama defended Susan Rice, it was as though a criminal defendant was addressing the jury, saying “how dare you blame my lawyer — she was just saying what her source told her to say!”
With the MSM it is all about access which I am certain is subject to being cut off for those organizations that don’t goose step to the beat.
First we had Bathhouse Barry.
Now we have Bathhouse Barry, Drama Queen.
What can 59 million people do about NBC?
They are ridiculous and I’m tired of it.
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