Skip to comments.Where Did the Benghazi Video Excuse Come From?
Posted on 05/17/2013 11:12:28 AM PDT by SampleMan
The question keeps being asked, "Where did the claim come from that the Youtube video was responsible for the attack in Benghazi?"
The total lack of references to the video in the raw intelligence reports and even the CYA email chain indicates that it was a late construction in the story.
But why would it be put out and why so prominently? I truly believe the answer is self-evident. Benghazi is a three part scandal: 1. Incompetent handling of security warnings and concerns prior to the attack. Warnings were ignored and no response plan was in place. 2. Criminal negligence in the response during the attack. Not only was no action taken, but no action was even contemplated. They waited 7 hrs for help, but had they survived 12, 18, or even 24 hours, no help would have arrived, because the entire process had been shut down as a no go quite early on. They were simply left to die. 3. Cover-up of #1 and #2.
Obama/Clinton needed something to explain their massive failings concerning #1. They needed an unexpected, unpredictable catalyst for the attack. Something that would divert attention from the truth. In the world of Muslim Rage, there is always some trivial event that is the latest outrage, and given nonsensical and violent responses to cartoons, most anything is believable.
Before the bodies were even cold, the story tellers went to work, We need something to pin a sudden unpredictable attack on, what are those crazy SOBs mad at now? . Someone in the room knew about the video and floated it. As a canard it was almost perfect, no one had heard about it, and who wouldnt believe Muslims would kill over it. After it was seized on, it was hard sold, over sold, by the administration, something that Freepers picked up on immediately. As the video was unknown, Obama felt he had to explain it in simple terms to the press (projecting his own intelligence) and then direct them to the proper narrative, Crazy Muslims gone wild about video. He made the mistake of over selling it. Hillary was even hard selling the families at Dover on it. Very heavy handed.
The video was the deflection for all of the standard why questions, and 95% of the media ran with it, no questions asked. But now that part 3 of the scandal is being investigated, the video is being revealed as a magical creation that came out of nowhere, with no trail, not even a reference in the intelligence.
The vacuum created by the videos origin is now the gateway back to part 1 of the scandal. Why were the clear warnings of a predicted attack ignored?
Well thought out, simple and to-the-point synopsis of the Benghazi cover-up. There’s been a lot of talk floated about gun running, prisoner exchanges to make Obama look heroic, etc. I’m of the opinion the whole scenario is much simpler, basically what you’re claiming, SampleMan. This administration was asleep at the switch, got caught with their pants down, and then, because of the impending election, they had to cover up their mistakes.
So where do we go from here? Just keep connecting the dots and watch where the line leads. I think we all know where.
Go back earlier in the day when the embassy in Cairo Egypt was attacked. The walls were breached and our flag was torn down. Embassy personnel sent out tweets apologizing for the video at some point either before or during the attack. This whole thing about The Video was staged long before.
To: Cincinatus' WifeIt had actually been online since July, but nobody had paid attention to its crude libels against the Prophet Mohammed until Mr Abdullah's show broadcast clips from it last weekend, calling for the film-makers to be executed.
That clearly is not an explanation for these warnings then.
Egyptian intelligence warns of attacks on the U.S. and Israeli embassies a month before Sheik Khalid Abdullah aired his little seen outtakes of Innocence of Muslims.
That is significant, since I have posted previously a recording from a guy who was guarding Coptic churches in Cairo at that time. He told a radio host in Tucson that the US Embassy in Cairo (and the WH) KNEW an attack was planned for 9/11 as early as August 25th.
The complete absence of the video in the released e-mails indicates:
We don’t have the really important e-mails.
The analysis you are referring to. Montagraph has several videos about it.
And who would have fed Hillery the story about the video?
Her assistant, Huma Mahmood Abedin who has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood that would have likely been aware of the video. Also blaming Bengazzi on the video would have been politically beneficial to the MB.
Concur, and the lack of reference to the video in the one's we do have proves it.
Exactly. See post #24. Egyptian intelligence warned on Sept. 4th that the Cairo embassy would be attacked. It was no surprise and was not spontaneous.
“Huma Abedin or John O Brennan?”
Another MB plant in our government. Civilization jihad is alive and well in the highest reaches of our government.
IMO, the video of the was always going to be part of the cover story...when or if things went south with the “kidnapping operation”. It was a CIA contrived and produced part of the caper.
That’s what angers me the most about this whole thing....they wanted by attacking the video, to attack our rights to Free Speech.
I’ll have to go with Valerie Jarrett on this one.
For some reason 0bama and Hillary wanted the press to blame something other than the real reasons for the protest.
I also want to know where the video maker is. Does anyone know?
In prison in LA. Not one reporter has been curious enough to ask for an interview with him.
And did the videographer ever get out of jail?
To my recollection, the “video” only had a few hundred hits when I found it, which was well after it was used as the excuse.
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