Skip to comments.Intelligence office says it got Libya attack wrong, not White House
Posted on 09/28/2012 6:55:19 PM PDT by chessplayer
WASHINGTON Extremists from groups linked to al Qaida struck the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in a deliberate and organized terrorist attack, the top U.S. intelligence agency said Friday, as it took responsibility for the Obama administrations initial claims that the deadly assault grew from a spontaneous protest against an anti-Islam video.
The unusual statement from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence appeared to have two goals: updating the public on the latest findings of the investigation into the assault, and shielding the White House from a political backlash over its original accounts.
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Holder has them falling on their swords or else.
So they have an intelligence office in the White House, who would’ve thought?
In the Obama administration, they are all Bush sooner or later.
We’ll see how many Holder gets to volunteer to be thrown under the bus. In true Muzzie fashion, “heads are going to roll”.
Nothing is ever Obama’s fault. He’s flawless.
and they are probably just as accurate on Iran.
... there is no threat there!
It is a continuation of the left caught up in the fog of truth.
And that “Private sector is doing fine” gaffe. That was actually the fault of one of the janitors who works at the White House. The janitor takes full responsability for that one.
cya moment...way to man up, sissy boys...
Does anyone remember that hilarious Canon commercial from five or so years ago? It’s a meeting of the board, and an executive gets up and says “Because I failed to go digital, we’re broke. Rather than resign, I’ve hired a professional scapegoat.” At which the “professional scapegoat” stands up to the applause of the Board and says, “Thank you; thank you. Yes, it was all my fault.”
A better question wold be,Is there any crime that they have not already committed.
this IS the White House security/intelligence voice. Whatever come’s from Obama’s mouth came first from this office, unless Obama chooses to manipulate the words to fool the people.
At least no one has yet accused Obama of rape, like several women did Clinton.
Perhaps I should be appointed director of national intelligence — I figured out what happened within minutes of hearing about it.
” ... the Intelligence Office claims I inherited ...”
Thank Bush/Cheney for this layer of bureaucratic yes men. Instead of cleaning house, they added more so the White House can always hear exactly what it wants.
... the Intelligence Office claims I inherited ...
Yup. Bush’s fault. I am so sick of this. Nothing sticks to obama,,,absolutely nothing. Not F&F, not Solyndra, not the Arab Spring disaster, not the economy, and now he gets to walk away from the Libya terrorist attack without any accountability. Made of teflon.
Well they are his men so it still falls back on him. No matter the “report” there are still 4 dead Americans on Obama’s watch.
Naahhh. Obozo and his minions continued to lie about this for a week after the event before finally admitting the lie.
The “intelligence” groups say they knew within 24 hours of the assault.
All Obots Lie. It is in the DNA. All Commies Lie, it is necessary in order to gain power and keep it.
Obama is way ahead of you, he knows he can commit any and every crime he wants to and he will get away with it.
FAST AND FURIOUS: a liberals dream; dump guns into Mexico, prove they came from the US, force gun control on citizens, shut down gun manufacturers and distributors. Implemented from the White House, a few pawns were sacrificed to protect the king.
Arab Spring: a brilliant plan to put Muslims into power that can get things done. Illegally used the US military to overthrow a government that was behaving to replace it with one that can get things done (Libya). So far, need to get more friendlies into place. Egypt is going very well.
Embassy Attacks: Intelligence officers will take the blame. The movie story was an effort to keep you from blaming reasonable Muslims who cannot allow their Mohamed to be attacked. All Muslims agree on this,it is who they are.
Obama knows the Repubs will cover for him. They cannot let you know what's really going on. And Obama is going to continue on until he is hung for treason.
this was added following and because of 9/11, and was the site of daily intelligence briefings. Bush attended most all of them. Bush relied heavily on professional intelligence officers - ditto the military, and did not play politics with them.
Typical Democrat. “The buck stops... over there.”
I don’t quite know what to say. What power does this “president” have that he’s powerful enough to get the intelligence office to lie and cover for him.
I call BS on the intelligence failure card. At the beginning of this, they had a few former intelligence types ( don’t see them anymore ) stating that since the Arab Spring they were told hands off. With this administration, I believe them.
It was the CIA that got the details of Saddam’s WMD wrong, but all we heard was it was Bush’s fault.
If they get away with this next will be:
The aged 1960s Marxist-Alinsky campus psycho spoiled brats in the Obama Administration and their MSM flak chuckers hawking this story:
White House: Romney asked Bush-Cheney to arrange Al Queda attacks in Benghazi, Libya.. "like you did on 9/11." White House cites "nonpartisan" late night show as source.
Why would anyone fall on their sword for a traitor?
I dont quite know what to say. What power does this president have that hes powerful enough to get the intelligence office to lie and cover for him.
Envelopes stuffed with cash?
I think I should take the job. I am a stay at home wife and figured out what happened within minutes of hearing there was an attack on 9/11. It is like they planned the protests without knowing there was a real terrorist attack in the works elsewhere even though those very terrorists armed by them announced their plans months ago. Or maybe they had several folks working on the Wag the Dog project, and they didn’t clear it all with their boss. So their ideas overlapped and the message was lost.
Regardless, we have dead Americans. Two of them died valiantly trying to save others. I would like to know more about the conditions of the others who came to the rescue of the folks at the consulate.
the CIA is covering because they were part of it. If it gets any deeper than “Our Initial assessment was wrong”we may find out Glenn Becks theory is right
Saluting, and falling on their swords.
Giving up their honor and integrity for Dear Leader.
Do they really think that a majority of voters are going to say OK Obama is innocent here? LOL... Dream on fools...
Providing Obama cover for when it comes up in the debates.
It takes the POTUS a week and a half to check with the CIA to get the message we all knew almost from the very beginning? This is BS.
HA! Yellowcake? Niger? Curveball? "Slam dunk"? Smoking gun/mushroom cloud? They turned the intelligence community into an arm of the neocon wing of the GOP. It was a disgrace.
Now, Obama control of that.
Really, it's tragic. We still have good people out there and foreign agents who risk their lives. Then, the intel goes up the bureaucratic ladder until it turns into exactly what the boss wants to hear. I saw an old CIA guy who said the agency went downhill when they moved into Langley. Before that, they were hidden in little offices all over DC and got things done. After, they became a top-down bureaucracy with all the predictable pitfalls. And, post 9/11, they just made it worse!