Skip to comments.Axelrod Throws State Department Under Benghazi Bus
Posted on 10/14/2012 7:41:04 AM PDT by markomalley
The State Department is the latest casualty of the Obama administrations obfuscation of the events surrounding the Benghazi attack.
Tearing a few pages out of the old Clinton playbook, David Axelrod carefully defined the word we this morning for Fox News Chris Wallace: when the Vice President said in Wednesdays debate that we werent aware of the Benghazi consulates requests for increased security, we included only the President and the Vice President not the Obama administration at large or the State Department. You got that, right?
In response to Wallaces inquiry about whether the President takes personal responsibility for the denial of security requests in Benghazi, Axelrod said, these were judgments that were made by security folks at the State Department.
I was always taught that leaders give their team the credit when something goes right and to take the hit when something goes wrong. Funny how that is the exact OPPOSITE of the Obama Regime's pattern.
“Benghazi under attack? Ah hell naw, I’m goin’ to bed - big day tomorrow fundraisin’. Prolly a spontaneous demonstration. G’night.”
UH OH! Hillary is going to be pissed.
yep. He was right. The taliban is in the house. The muslim comander in chief is in the White House, skewing all outcomes to the favor of Islam. That is why Americans abroad cannot get support against islam.
The buck stops here? These guys don't have any sense of responsibility or accountability. Mistakes were made? [shrug] It's all good -- I'm completely ignorant and out-of-touch, so don't blame me!!
I think it is a lot more complicated than what the general American Public believe. Axelrod can throw Hillary under the bus and some might believe it.
But it appears Benghazi was really all about the CIA.
I am going to be watching what this former State employee has to say about it as time goes on
The question remains:
Will someone in Congress bring Petraeus to the table. The man who told Congress that the video was responsible for a protest.
Thump thump.... Hillary goes under bus.
How is General Petraeus responding to all of this flak?
I haven't seen or read anything about Amb. Stevens funeral. Has it occurred. Wouldn't the remains of an ambassador killed in the line of duty lie in state in the State dept? ASnyone know?
Somebody should send Obama the plaque Harry Truman had on his desk, “The Buck Stops Here”, and perhaps a framed copy of the letter Eisenhower wrote ahead of time in case D-Day was a fiasco for the Allies.
She reports directly to Obumbles, because it's a Cabinet-level position (under Democrap administrations):
The Ambassador to the United Nations is not a member of the United States Cabinet, but the position is frequently accorded cabinet-level rank. It held this status through the Ford, Carter, and Reagan administrations but was removed from cabinet rank by George H.W. Bush, who had previously held the position himself. It was restored under the Clinton administration. It was not a cabinet-level position under the George W. Bush administration (from 2001 to 2009), but was once again elevated under the Obama administration. Former U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton has publicly opposed the granting of cabinet-level status to the office, stating "One, it overstates the role and importance the U.N. should have in U.S. foreign policy, second, you shouldn't have two secretaries in the same department."
Whoops, Obumbles is responsible! Nice save for yourself, Hillary!
It’s pretty clear the story that state had correct intel but failed to act will be the official record. It’s also certain that the story dear leader missed his intel briefings will stand.
It makes you wonder, Petraeus being the genius he is found a way to cause dear leader some serious problems?
Yo 0bama, if you did’nt know, it’s time for you to go
Too late, Assarod. America is not going to forget this.
It’s bad enough we have incompetents in the WH.
This is another insult in a long line of insults to America.
Is this one of those times when they kept the President out of the loop on purpose in case it blew up in their faces ..such as:
Good Lord, we have tens of thousands of weapons out there that could take down Israel or the US and be traced back to us.
What are we going to do.
Let’s make a deal.
You get the Blind Sheik, XYZ and the farm, we get the weapons.
We need cover.
Let’s stage a kidnapping for the American Public.
Yet another CIA whacko operation that goes wrong.
You have just succinctly defined the difference between leading and "Leading From Behind".
Axelrod was a total jerk this morning...just as jerky as Biden was in regard to the Libya Embassy attack.
Axelrod is a complete jerk, a total incompetent and a lying jack ass. Of course this also applies to everyone in the Obama administration.
“The Taliban is in the house”
It’s an absolutely perfect summary.
The RR campaign should sell T-Shirts with a pic of the White House and this quote underneath.
In the October, 2012, issue of Vanity Fair, there is what is intended to be a gushing article on Obama. It talks a great deal about Obama playing hoops without listing the games on his official schedule. Along with revealing that Obama gets up at 7 and works out until 8:30, it tells us that Obama was intimately aware of what was going on in Libya, because Obama had made the decision to intervene “more or less on his own.” To the point that Obama was told that a U.S. navigator was missing after his plane was shot down.
Can’t have it both ways. When this administration - as it frequently does -
faces the choice between being labeled incompetently unaware or responsible for a failure that got Americans killed, they pick incompetent. But this very current article makes that harder to do.
(Chris Stevens (wiki): He arrived in Tripoli in May 2012 as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya)
Does New Defense Clandestine Service Spell Big Changes for Military Intelligence?
Noah O. Braymen - May 8, 2012
The Pentagon is pulling together hundreds of officers from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to create an intelligence service called the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS). The DCS is tasked with gathering terrorist network information, weapons of mass destruction, and other rising threats. Michael Vickers, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, and John D. Bennett, CIA counterpart leading the National Clandestine Service, arranged the various elements of the service. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta approved their plan on Friday, April 20, 2012.
This service will be composed of both military and civilian officers, and it will work alongside the CIA. According to Rep. C. A. Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, the DCS plans are still in progress, but it will emphasize and expand the Pentagons human intelligence agencies. Particularly, it will focus on gathering information through personal contact with sources, not on the interception of communications along the lines of the NSA agencies based at Fort Meade.
Guess they’re putting Hillary in her place... These Chicago goons are as charming as Biden.
I believe there is a strong link to Valerie Jarret. I’ll go further and suggest that Jarret is the real power in the ‘throne room’. She was in the action from the time her father and Mischell’s father were involved in the Chicago labor/communist scene. She is also a very devoted anti USA person with Muslim beliefs. The entire Chicago cabal needs to be thoroughly vetted, including Axelrod and his Russian parents communist and bolshevik ties.
Before the Obama/Romney debate, I opined that if Bengahzi came up in the discussion Obama would drop the hint that Hillary was to blame not him. Apparently I was too dismissive of the criminal enterprise which has a well designed plan to blame Hillary at State. It is so similar to the plan on how to deal with their being caught in the Fast and Furious strategy.
Sadly, not enough of our fellow Americans are capable of understanding the danger such evil running the government is capable of. The entire of ther democrap party IS the enemy of We The People.
Under the bus for zero’s gal pal val?
-——it appears Benghazi was really all about the CIA-——
what makes you think that?
The CIA is America. Obama’s America was under attack. The Assault on a high value target was a continuation of the war. The war is denied by Obama et al
Valerie Jarrett runs Obama for his Muslim masters. She ain’t goin’ anywhere unless she flees the country.
Did you know your name can be scrambled to say “malarkey”.
From what I heard earlier (forget where) he was to be cremated. Not sure if a Memorial Service has been held.
Wasn’t Malarkey the one always looking for a luger?
I agree - why would Patraeus TAKE the CIA job in the first place? Also,Okie, I'm hoping that Patraeus IS smart enough to return the favor in Ozippies face about the Patraeus betrayed us full page garbage. Lots of us do NOT forget.
This CIA was there to RE-cover the 20,000+ weapons that Ghadaffi had, which now are scattered God knows where around the world, fully capable of downing airplanes. Ryan was right - caught with their hands in the cookie jar AND with their pants down.
Does anyone think for one minute that the Clintons will allow Zippy to “take them down and out” for this failed garbage? But hey.... there is Huma and there IS her connection to da MBrotherhood. Tangled web. This is a hugh and series situation and NO, zippy and axelgrease - that nice boy from Chicago - we will NOT let this Benghazi murder of 4 excellent Americans end up as a Bump in The Road. What a complete insult to the American people.
In the context of the statement from axelrod, it appears no one is safe - including val.
From the article: we included only the President and the Vice President not the Obama administration at large
My take is that this has been a SHTF scenario. They all know what has to be done for the cause and are okay with it.
There was an article on FR in the past day or so that said the zero would have to decide whether he would stick with biden's claim, or not. Looks to me like he's made his decision - rather it was made for him.
I believe they're all willing to stick to the game plan, no matter what. Changing this country is their ultimate goal and they'll go under the bus quietly - with the exception being hillary.
We have learned invaluable information from Catherine Herridge of FOX News. She has been brilliant these last 4 weeks and deserves the highest recognition for her journalistic investigation on Benghazi. She has been one step ahead of the White House on all of this. THIS is why FOX was denied participation in that phone conference for journalists the night before the Congressional hearing. Trust me on this. My 2 cents. What do you think?
Dont know that reference, but i know of a vp who when you scramble his brain he spouts malarkey.
I don’t remember seeing Petraeus saying this to congress.
The buck stops, well, way way over there.
Don't blame me, I was out defending Big Bird.
Hey, take it up with that White chick Cutter, that's what we're paying her for.
That will teach Bill Clinton for saying I would be serving him coffee.
If you guys drop this story, I'll let you take a peek at my Columbia Transcripts.
Hillary, Hillary, Hillary, lalalalalalalala.
I don't EITHER!!!! I haven't seen hide nor hair of David Patreus at all. Where has he been? Has he been told to keep silent. Why won't someone ask about the CIA involvement? Why did it take the FBI still 17 days to get those Visas to get boots on the ground there? Why are we even considering voting Ozippy and his corrupt administration in for another 4 years?
Patraeus has not testified in front of congress to my knowledge.
One storyline is that Vernon Jarrett (Valerie’s father-in-law) picked young Barack (via Frank Marshall Davis) to be the beneficiary of Saudi money channeled by Khalid al-Mansour (birth name Donald Warden).
Valerie Jarrett hired Michelle, then Obama’s fiancee, when she worked for Chicago Mayor Richard Daley.
Now it’s down to just obama and Biden. Biden will be next to go under the bus.
The question is the bus schedule. Will the bus run before or after the election
The former regional security officer in Libya, Eric Nordstrom, recalled talking to a regional director and asking for twelve security agents.
His response to that was, You are asking for the sun, moon and the stars. And my response to him his name was Jim Jim, you know what makes most frustrating about this assignment? It is not the hardships, it is not the gunfire, it is not the threats. It is dealing and fighting against the people, programs and personnel who are supposed to be supporting me. And I added (sic) it by saying, For me the Taliban is on the inside of the building.
Of course, the State Department could leak some of Barry's secret public documents and records he's hiding by “accident”.
absolutely correcto ! ! ! Doesn’t all this just make you sick?
I read this about Patraeus on the Luci page... in an article asking why we don’t hear from DP at CIA!
General is apparently seeking a colleges presidency position since he knows BO’s done. Princeton was a rumor two weeks ago, probably by Muchelle & Val Jar to ensure the Director of the CIA’s silence on the Benghazi lies. He faces a second income hit as his silence on BO’s multiple failures seems to have been bought by having Elizabeth Warren appoint Petraeus’ wife to a top spot in the new Consumer Protection unit of Dodd-Frank in 2011. So, for a little bit of Chicago to supplement his military pension, the Director seems willing to be a silent witness to a disastrous national security policy.
If Axelshaft thinks throwing the Clintons (Hillary and Bill) under the bus will save Barry, it’s going to be total war between the Obama thugs and Clinton lovers. The Clintons don’t take prisoners and Axelshaft may have a date in Ft. Marcy Park [ala Vince Foster].
Of course, the State Department could leak some of Barry’s secret public documents and records he’s hiding by accident.
OHHHHhh PLEASE let this happen. This would be sooooo delicious to see the truth come out. It WILL come out, but I hope we are all around to see it. These people never deserved to be in charge of our great nation and deserve only to be punished for all the horrid things they did TO our country.