Skip to comments.Clinton: ‘How Can This Happen in a Country We Helped Liberate?’
Posted on 09/12/2012 3:34:05 PM PDT by kingattax
"All of us are inspired by what is happening in Libya," Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said one year ago as she hailed the revolution taking place in that country, praising the Libyan people for "taking back their country." Today -- on the day after the 9-11 attacks in Egypt and Libya in which the U.S. ambassador to Libya was killed -- a weary-looking Clinton said shes asking herself how it could happen:
How can this happen in a country we help liberate, in a city (Benghazi) we helped save from destruction?
Clinton said that question reflects just how complicated, and at times, how confounding the world can be.
Speaking at the State Department, Clinton said, This was an attack by a small and savage group. Not the people or government of Libya.
She also praised the late U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, to whom she delivered the oath of office earlier this year:
Everywhere that Chris and his team went in Libya -- in a country scarred by war and tyranny, they were hailed as friends and partners.
And when the attack came yesterday, Libyans stood and fought to defend our post. Some were wounded. Libyans carried Chris body to the hospital and they helped rescue and lead other Americans to safety.
In a written statement on Wednesday, Clinton noted that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens "was one of the first Americans on the ground in Benghazi."
She said he "risked his life" to help the Libyan people build a better future.
"The friendship between our countries, borne out of shared struggle, will not be another casualty of this attack," Clinton said at the State Department Wednesday. "A free and stable Libya is still in Americas interest and security, and we will not turn our back on that, nor will we rest until those responsible for these attacks are found and brought to justice. We are working closely with the Libyan authorities to move swiftly and surely."
In an Oct. 23, 2011 statement marking the "liberation" of Libya, Clinton called the U.S.-assisted revolution "the work of ordinary, brave Libyans who demanded their freedoms and dignity. The United States is proud to have supported them in those efforts, and we are committed to their future."
this stupid idea of 'good muslims' and 'bad muslims' is a crock and needs to stop ....did the people or government of Libya condemn this in any way ???? ....shut up hillary you ugly commie hag.
Because Obama and you SIDED with the MUSLIMS!!!!!!!! IDIOT!!!
Clinton: “How cant 1+1=2, when I don’t want it to be 2?”
Charge her with treason along with rest of the scum.
Because, Piano thighs, ‘Liberating’ people who murder at the drop of a perceived insult is Usually, and I repeat Usually, considered a stupid move, by Adults.
It's only complicated and confounding because she and the bigeared doofus are idiots.
This was a total State Department failure, and she is the Secretary of State. She needs to be fired. If incompetence that causes deaths like this is not enough to fire her, then what is? Maybe if she’d spent less time drinking and dancing, these four Americans would still be alive. We need some Hillary drinking and dancing photos posted.
Hillary was laughing when Ghadafi was killed. It was just played on the radio. These leaders stink. They need to be thrown out of office. This media reporting stinks. Turn the garbage off!
Spoken like a true stupid liberal. Thanks, Hill!
From the “smartest woman in America”, as once called. Pfft.
No matter what you do for or to a muslim, at the end of the day, you are still an infidel (or Jew).
Inspires a lot of confidence when the Secretary of State admits she hasn’t a clue.
Look at the bright side... Condi’s now off the hook as the crappiest SoS in modern history.
There, fixed it.
YOU LIED, BEOTCH!
It was never about “democracy” it was always about setting up radical mooslime governments. You either KNEW that or you are too stupid to be believed.
“How can it happen?” is something that far to many folks on the left and right simply can not understand no matter how many times it happens.
We are at war with radical Islam. It is a war that they declared against us and it is a war they are prepared to win no matter how long it takes and what the cost in human life or treasure.
This is literally a battle for the survival of the nation..they will win or we will win, there is no taking our ball and going home.
Nothing is more important but there are few folks that can get their head around that simple fact.
>> the Secretary of State admits she hasnt a clue.
Don’t you know her old man is laughing his azz off right about now. :-)
Not even close......Notsobright is by far the worst.
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