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If voters think Obama's deceiving them about the Benghazi riot, he'll pay in November
Telegraph - UK ^ | September 27, 2012 | Tim Stanley

Posted on 09/28/2012 5:03:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

......You be the judge. The Washington Post has cobbled together a timeline of administration statements on the attack, with the following disclaimer: “We will leave it to readers to reach their own conclusions on whether this is merely the result of the fog of war and diplomacy — or a deliberate effort to steer the storyline away from more politically damaging questions. After all, in a competitive election, two weeks is a lifetime.” Nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

.....Both liberal critics and the Republicans see a mix of ineptitude and cunning in the White House’s behaviour. After they were brushed off with a “light-on-details” security briefing that implied Obama didn’t want to give too much away, congressional Republicans are on the warpath. Rep Buck McKeon told Fox, “We are getting close to an election, and all I can think of is they're just trying to keep the facts unknown until after …The way they're handling this is so incompetent.”

Open debate about tragedies like this might seem unpatriotic and heartless, but how they are handled can change the outcome of an election. In 2004 a terrorist attack in Spain left 191 dead. The conservative government of Jose Maria Aznar instantly blamed the domestic terrorist group ETA. When it turned out that al-Qaeda was responsible, it looked like Aznar had shifted blame in order to dodge accusations that he had made Spain open to attack by backing the Iraq War. The news flipped popular opinion. A country that seemed ready to easily re-elect the conservative government instead gave a landslide victory to the socialists.

Whether it’s the result of incompetence or a genuine lack of intel, voters don’t like to think that they’ve been deceived.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; benghazi; embassymurders; impeachnow; libya; middleeast; obamabidenclinton; shadowwars; threatmatrix; waronterror

1 posted on 09/28/2012 5:03:23 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hey Hussein Heads.... How about that crazy “protest” and “riot” all about a movie eleven years earlier on the same day?


2 posted on 09/28/2012 5:07:37 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Wish it were an American paper.


3 posted on 09/28/2012 5:07:42 AM PDT by sgtyork (The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage. Thucydides)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And if he doesn’t fix the economy, he’s a one term president. Sure. Because the masses pay such close attention to these matters. /sarc


4 posted on 09/28/2012 5:08:38 AM PDT by eartrumpet
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

OR that we have been set up by our own government to carry out a false flag operation which resulted in the deaths of our ambassador, his communications director, and two Navy SEALS.


5 posted on 09/28/2012 5:13:41 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and bo stinks)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

You think this will weigh even 1 gram on that woman’s mind, voting for Obama because of ‘free’ gubmint cell phone and plan, and expecting more ‘Obama’ freebies?


6 posted on 09/28/2012 5:15:29 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
obama: slander islam

stand with muslims

fight the smears

7 posted on 09/28/2012 5:15:41 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama won’t pay at all; liars enjoy liars.


8 posted on 09/28/2012 5:19:48 AM PDT by KStorm (Just a normal guy, tryin' to catch a train.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What we have with Bengazigate is a metaphor for the upcoming election.

The Obama camp felt it was imperative for the electorate to not conclude that the consulate attack in Libya was from distaste for Obama’s middle-east policies. So they read the minds of the protestors for us, to proffer the meme that it was all about a video.

After Obama loses next month, the story will be that it was about the electorate’s “misreading” of the Bengazi flap, coming to the conclusion somehow that Obama had been floundering on foreign policy.

The truth, of course, is that it will be about his socialist domestic policies. Liberals simply won’t be able to admit this, since domestic policies are where most of the socialism resides.


9 posted on 09/28/2012 5:23:54 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I’m not sure how this negatively impacts obama with undecideds. They won’t pay attention to this or care, really.


10 posted on 09/28/2012 5:25:57 AM PDT by Jake8898
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I’m not sure how this negatively impacts obama with undecideds. They won’t pay attention to this or care, really.

If not, why did Obama/Clinton work so hard to bury it?

11 posted on 09/28/2012 5:37:12 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: wayoverontheright

Interesting analysis.


12 posted on 09/28/2012 5:38:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Pure bs. The average american could care less anymore.

I’m disgusted beyond words what the F is going on lately.


13 posted on 09/28/2012 5:44:10 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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90% don’t know and don’t care


14 posted on 09/28/2012 5:47:27 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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Deceived is obammy’s second middle name


15 posted on 09/28/2012 5:47:45 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Gas prices and Food prices, anyone?

The media has refused to find people suffering because of these and focus on them, because then it would be giving a balanced view-—they went out looking for people hurting when gas prices went up under Bush.

Now they’re ignoring the suffering under Obamugabe.

in the tank.

I doubt the Libya story is still on anyone’s radar.

yeah, Obamugabe is a liar....but the media doesn’t care and therefore won’t drive that point home.

Romney and Ryan need to focus on gas prices, food prices and throw in as an aside “oh yeah, and he lied about libya, too.”


16 posted on 09/28/2012 5:50:41 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: sgtyork
Pat Caddell Says: Media Have Become “Enemy of the American People”
17 posted on 09/28/2012 5:57:57 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

There was no “riot”...it was a preplanned moozlum terrorist attack. nobama: Liar...liar...pants on fire.


18 posted on 09/28/2012 6:08:51 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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"I’m not sure how this negatively impacts obama with undecideds. They won’t pay attention to this or care, really.

If not, why did Obama/Clinton work so hard to bury it?"

If you are a professional in any field and you see an error in your work, even one almost no one will notice, you will make an effort to fix it. Clinton and the Kenyan are professional grifters. When they saw the Mideast riots they scrambled to create an illusory meme.

19 posted on 09/28/2012 6:17:41 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Hopey changey Low emission unicorns and a crap sandwich)
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....Clinton and the Kenyan are professional grifters. When they saw the Mideast riots they scrambled to create an illusory meme.

Usually the state media can be counted on (w/o prompting) to cover up and clean up for the administration. This time it was a bridge too far.

20 posted on 09/28/2012 6:21:08 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Jake8898

Sad to say, wide swaths of our population care more about what’s happening on Dancing With the Stars than about a dead ambassador or what happens to the Middle East.


21 posted on 09/28/2012 6:25:55 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He won’t pay diddly squat. Obama’s voters are exactly like the Muslim terrorists. They hate everything American and will destroy themselves if they have to to insure America’s demise.


22 posted on 09/28/2012 6:31:28 AM PDT by 762X51
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I thought I heard on the radio this morning that John Kerry, of all people who were in Vietnam, was getting with the Senate Foreign Relations committee to start an investigation. Is that right?
23 posted on 09/28/2012 6:43:35 AM PDT by npatter
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To: treetopsandroofs
Look at the last terrorist attack where the left tried to gin up civil unrest with a hyped up news story.

You don't have to be picky as to which attack you look at since the 1st WTC bombing in 1993, they are all the same.

Prior to each and every terrorist attack, attempted attack, or threat of attack the left has always ginned up civil unrest, attempted to gin up civil unrest, or had a plan to gin up civil unrest with some phony or hyped up news story, it never fails.

The one immediately before this attack whee the left used a hyped news story to gin up civil unrest before the attack was Trayvon Martin and the underwear bomber.

24 posted on 09/28/2012 7:00:18 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: npatter
I thought I heard on the radio this morning that John Kerry, of all people who were in Vietnam, was getting with the Senate Foreign Relations committee to start an investigation. Is that right?

John Kerry wants to be Secretary of State (auditioned at the Dem convention in NC). If Kerry is calling for an investigation, it's to contain and control this growing Obama scandal. imho

25 posted on 09/28/2012 7:11:20 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
IMO your opinion is correct.

They are now going into full cover up mode and simply trying to control the amount of damage.

The original story has failed completely so they are going to create a second story that's a little more believable with small bits of truth that people will accept but is still mostly a lie.

This is the Clinton MO since it was successfully used with covering up what happened at Waco in 1993.

Watch for the RINO talking heads to push the acceptable story line.

26 posted on 09/28/2012 7:28:46 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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27 posted on 09/28/2012 7:34:16 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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If voters think Obama's deceiving them about the Benghazi riot, he'll pay in November

That is so funny.

The people that are going to vote for Obama are going to vote for Obama no matter what. He could murder Oprah in the oval office on live TV and not a single Obot would change their vote. They won't even hear that he lied about Benghazi, much less care about it.

28 posted on 09/28/2012 7:58:50 AM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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