Skip to comments.Lying in State (Steyn on Outrageous State Department Coverup)
Posted on 09/15/2012 11:17:21 AM PDT by mojito
...I understand that America has decayed from a land of laws to a land of legalisms but the position that no one at State can say a word about Benghazi because theres now an FBI investigation, and so its a sub judice police matter, and Sergeant Friday has flown out with an extra long roll of yellow DO NOT CROSS tape and strung it round the smoking ruins of the U.S. consulate and the safe house is stark staring nuts.
This is a security fiasco and a strategic debacle for the foreign policy of the United States, not a liquor store hold-up.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
I'm terribly sorry, but you won't be allowed to know just what happened this week in Benghazi because it might be embarrassing to certain parties, and we, the members of the MSM, have a president to reelect.
We'll get back to you. Maybe.
All the best,
ABC, CBS, NYT, WaPo, NBC, Politico, etc.
“I'm going to frustrate all of you, infinitely, by telling you that now that we have an open FBI investigation on the death of these four Americans, we are not going to be in a position to talk at all about what the U.S. government may or may not be learning about how any of this this happened — not who they were, not how it happened, not what happened to Ambassador Stevens, not any of it — until the Justice Department is ready to talk about the investigation that's its got,” State Department spokeswoman Victorian Nuland told reporters late Friday afternoon.
That's got to be the most damning remark on a social institution that I have ever heard. If I were a journalist I'd be cutting my throat about now.
how convenient for Hussein obama..and hillary clinton..both are responsible not some dumb film....
Steyn 2: Electric Boogaloo!
State has done it again!
Now showing! The Embassy Horror
.. the movie starts as FBI agents enter Libya only to find Libyan, U.S. State Department and Obama Administration personnel already enraged at them and ready to end the investigation even before it starts because.. well, you will just have to see the movie! Truly like the 2000 State-Clinton White House production of U.S.S. Cole -- this time starring Hillary! as herself.
Yes, yes, it's true, the Americans are dying like flies, they have thrown themselves against our Wall of Death and will be utterly destr -- Oh, hell! Wait a minute ... this is old material! Where'd this come from? What the hell .... !
Hillary needs to keep her scripts straight.
Mark Steyn ping. This National Review “Corner” post is really great as the quotes from it posted on the other thread on his weekly column.
Freepmail me, if you want on or off the Mark Steyn ping list.
Thanks for the ping Slings and Arrows.
Oh, please -- from your lips to God's ears. Okay, I'll settle for Satan's ears.
(Remembering what Churchill said about Hitler's invading Hell.)
Why haven’t we heard about this yet?
*Commanded MFO in Sinai Under Attack, Deaths Reported (scroll to second post)
At the UN:
What if the the embassies had done this in 1900 Peking? They stood a 55 day siege till relieved.
Compare that to the debacle the English got into in 1885 Khartoum. Sounds almost like a redux with the USA in the besieged position.
I’m sorry, but the media isn’t a bunch of misguided ideologues. No ideologue would dare to come out and attack Romney to cover up for the incompetence of this Democrat administration. You have to pay people to act as stupid as the media is. And you have to pay them a lot. Our media is just a bunch of paid, oily Democrat shills standing in front of the Democrat sideshow crying, “See her shake! See her shimmy! It’s Hillary, the queen of Sheba!”
Re: “If I were a journalist I’d be cutting my throat about now.”
But that’s exactly the point.
They are not journalists.
They are passionate, highly skilled political activists who do a little news reporting in their spare time.
Elderly Soviet propagandists must be wondering why they wasted their time jamming radio transmitters and smashing printing presses when they could just have sent everyone to Columbia Journalism School.
Only Steyn could come up with something like that!
DOES ANYONE OUT THERE BELIEVE ANYTHING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TELLS THEM?
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