Skip to comments.Dems: GOP fails to show scandal in Benghazi deaths
Posted on 05/09/2013 6:49:42 AM PDT by haffast
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Politicians love few things better than a scandal to trip up their opponents, and Republicans hope last year's fatal attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya will do exactly that to Hillary Rodham Clinton and other Democrats.
History suggests it might be a tough lift. The issue is complex, the next presidential election is more than three years away, and a number of reports and officials have disputed criticisms of Clinton's role when she was secretary of state.
Still, Republicans and conservative talk hosts are hammering away at Clinton's and the Obama administration's handling of the 8-month-old tragedy. A daylong House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday starred three State Department officials invited by Republicans. Security was poorly handled in Benghazi, Libya, they said, and administration officials later tried to obscure what happened.
But the three men offered little that has not been aired in previous congressional hearings. Afterward, Republicans all but acknowledged they're still seeking a knockout punch.
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So true! A chilling reminder.
Do not be depressed and hopeless. We are winning! I swear we are! The truth is coming out. There has to be drips before there is a flood.
It took the Washington Post and the New York Times and all the TV networks 10 months to get Nixon, but they did manage to get him. Unlike the Benghazi murders, no one died in the Watergate scandal. And Obama and Hillary lied to the nation on television in front of the four caskets when they arrived after they denied help to these brave Americans. It should not take long to bring charges of impeachment in this case. This should be a slam dunk.
How lovely the verdict in the Jodi Idiot trial just happened to come down yesterday. (spit)
I was sick to my stomach so many times watching the hearings yesterday... I could write a book on how hopeless I feel about the mess in which our country finds itself. To think that attack happened and we’ve done NOTHING about it, makes me the most sick. To me, these lies and cover up are nothing less than impeachable offenses, not to mention treasonable and criminal. And what makes me even more sick is that the Obama administration is going to walk free.
seems like we are currently living in an amalgamation of the two visions...
Thanks for the buck up....it is appreciated. I am praying for miracles here!
Impeachable offenses right now.....Dereliction Of Duty and Abuse of Power is where we should start.
How many people around the world were killed or injured because Obama tried to cover up Benghazi by blaming it on that Youtube video?
A video nobody knew about until they started crowing that’s what caused the “riots” in Benghazi and Egypt?
The Democrats are starting to just sound silly.
Where was the President? Where was the Secretary of State? It’s their JOB to handle such crises.
“Oh well, nothing to be done, let’s go to bed.”
We will stand together penelopesire. We can do no less for our nation. Together we shall Stand! We shall question all the answers, we shall go for justice and punishment of the guilty. We are expected to do no less.
And all the Dems could say is,”what is important now is that we do what we can to prevent it from happening again.”
While that is important, I don’t think Benghazi would have happened had standing rules and protocol been followed.
And I sure as hell want to know who ordered what, who knew what and when did they know it. And WHY THE HELL DIDN”T WE DEFEND THEM?
I am also pissed that it seems the majority of our country is happy to live off the backs of the minority of us. And they see nothing wrong with that.
OK, here's what you need to do to "prevent it from happening again.:
1) Don't meddle with, or get rid of "our bitches" in the moslem world. The "evil dictators" are suppressing the terrorists. If they're not doing that, replace them.
2) Just because you're a moslem doesn't mean you can do any secret deals transferring arms to alkida terrorists, or Mexican drug cartel a-holes. They are our enemy.
3) Any of our embassies in a major hotspot like Libya should have heavy security, firepower and backup. If it comes under attack, response should be immediate and merciless.