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Clinton: 'I take responsibility' for security ahead of Benghazi attack
cnn ^ | 10/15/2012 | Elise Labott

Posted on 10/15/2012 4:49:39 PM PDT by PilotDave

Edited on 10/15/2012 5:38:31 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

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To: PilotDave

Poor woman, thrown under the bus so the “boss” can boss us around more...


51 posted on 10/15/2012 5:23:41 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: PilotDave

I’ll bet Hillary was pissed about having to take the fall for this. This is the kind of thing that usually gets blamed on an underling, who is then personified/blamed/punished.


52 posted on 10/15/2012 5:25:38 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: PilotDave

So much for my dream of seeing Obama marched away in handcuffs.

He’s still gonna lose, though.


53 posted on 10/15/2012 5:26:17 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: PilotDave
"Clinton accepts full responsibility for Benghazi"


54 posted on 10/15/2012 5:28:16 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Owl558
If only Nixon urged one of his 'men' to take full responsibility for his own knowledge of the Watergate break-in. I'm sure the news media would've left him alone at that point and he'd not been forced to resign. /SARCASM

0bama COVERED UP THE FACT THAT STEVENS WAS KILLED BY TERRORISTS IN A TERRORIST ATTACK AND HILLARY'S "ACCEPTING FULL RESPONSIBILITY" DOES NOT RELIEVE OBAMA OF BEING GUILTY OF A COVER-UP BY CONTINUALLY BLAMING AN ANTI-ISLAM MOVIE FOR DAYS, INCLUDING HIS SPEECH BEFORE THE U.N..

55 posted on 10/15/2012 5:29:06 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: KansasGirl
This tells me that Obama’s falling poll numbers are legit. They are in a panic.

Yep, and it would take more than saving Barry's skinny butt to get Hillary to dive on that grenade. The Democrats must be seeing some disturbing internal polling trends that suggest not just a loss of the White House, but wholesale electoral slaughter.

56 posted on 10/15/2012 5:29:13 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Third Person
Pussy Barry Obama and the women who cover for him:

This is exactly the meme that needs to take root for the next few weeks - the image of Pussybama hiding behind a skirt - or crusty black pant suit as the case may be.

57 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:13 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Tequila can hurt but it wasn't designed to kill you. Taqiyya is.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Hussein’s gonna have to answer some questions about this tomorrow.

Maybe this is what he’s looking for to seem presidential.... accepting the acceptance of responsibility by “A” Clinton.


58 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:56 PM 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: PilotDave

And in other news...Harry “The Buck Stops Here” Truman is spinning in his grave.


59 posted on 10/15/2012 5:30:56 PM PDT by LaybackLenny (Principles aren't worth a bucket of warm spit. I'm voting Romney. God help me.)
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To: PilotDave

Will Hillary also pick up the search for missing Libyan assets that died with Ambassador Stevens ?


60 posted on 10/15/2012 5:31:02 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: PilotDave

I thought the buck always stop at the top, meaning obamma. In fact, he has said so, iirc?


61 posted on 10/15/2012 5:31:55 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: halfright
With this bunch of treasonous sobs we need to resurrect HUAC.
62 posted on 10/15/2012 5:32:07 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Mitt four then Sarah eight.")
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To: TheRobb7
Why couldn’t she say this while she was standing on US soil? She only ssays this AFTER leaviing the country.......

Because IMHO something big is about to come out on this...maybe tomorrow before the debates. That's why it had to be now...couldn't wait until the Friday dump.

This is V Jarret trying to get in front of it by arm twisting someone I thought could never be arm twisted.

George Soros must have pulled the center string on the Billary puppet.

63 posted on 10/15/2012 5:33:06 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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To: PilotDave; All
VIDEO: CNN stooge reporterette says "she's right...individual security requests are a State Department responsibility"

Unbelievable...the media circle is closing around Hillary by design, to protect Obama in a desperate move ahead of the debate.

64 posted on 10/15/2012 5:35:34 PM PDT by montag813
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To: rawhide

Obama’s desk has yet to see a buck let alone host one. They tend to make their way to Bush’s house.


65 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:28 PM PDT by tsowellfan ("President Obama, We built it, you broke it, we'll fix it and you are fired.")
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To: montag813

I can’t say I won’t enjoy watching her get chewed up.


66 posted on 10/15/2012 5:37:40 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Dr Erkel and Mr. Jive...lurking the streets of DC)
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To: PilotDave
So the hildabeast thinks she was powerful enough to make Øbozo go to the UN TWO WEEKS (14 days) after the fact and lie to blame the military attack on some dumb@$$ video?

Wrong answer!

Øbozo did not act as President!!


67 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:08 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: PilotDave

68 posted on 10/15/2012 5:38:34 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Better dead than red!)
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To: AU72
So what did Obama offer the Clintons?

A job for Chelsea.

69 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:14 PM PDT by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: PilotDave

...your stimulus money at work. Hilda is an old dyke heading to pasture.....she has to “buy” younger accompaniments.


70 posted on 10/15/2012 5:39:25 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: PilotDave

Romney should push Obama on this none the less, let Obama say: “Well...um...Hillary said she done it...uh.”


71 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:09 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Leep

When they say “I accept complete responsibility,” it means “See. I am brave, and big-hearted and noble and responsible, and therefore should suffer no consequences whatever for my idiocy. How can you punish somebody so good.” For an example, see Janet Reno after Waco.


72 posted on 10/15/2012 5:41:09 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: PilotDave

Still nothing at Faux news dot com about this, other than to say we’re getting ready to make a hit in response for Benghazi.

Now that would be the trick pulled from the Clinton playbook — to launch “attacks” to put his name under the newspaper fold.


73 posted on 10/15/2012 5:42:24 PM 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: All

there is no way she takes the fall. This is the Potomac two-step. They’re just getting a statement out there to try to blunt the damage to Obama and to attempt to take away a talking point from Romney.
If it were a real acceptance, she would be doing it from Foggy Bottom, not from the hotel at a women’s conference in Peru.


74 posted on 10/15/2012 5:43:00 PM PDT by newnhdad (Where will you be during the Election Riots of 2012/2013?)
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To: PilotDave

Betcha a zillion dollars we ain’t got an extradition treaty with Peru...betcha more the Peruvians won’t let BJ Bill in the country either...

...PIAPS has her heavenly retirement at last.


75 posted on 10/15/2012 5:43:58 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Mitt four then Sarah eight.")
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To: LaybackLenny
And in other news...Harry “The Buck Stops Here” Truman is spinning in his grave.

There is precedent for this, however.

Recall when Janet Reno accepted full responsibility for Waco? And Hillary's husband allowed as how he "all I know is what I read in the papers"?

76 posted on 10/15/2012 5:45:00 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA; Ignorance on parade.)
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To: C210N

So why did he lie about the video protest? Did Hillary mislead Obama et al about conditions at Benghazi?


77 posted on 10/15/2012 5:45:37 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: montag813

OK, and securing the attack site and gathering evidence after US personnel fled was...CNN’s responsibility?


78 posted on 10/15/2012 5:46:51 PM PDT by rfp1234
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To: PilotDave

Oh yeah. The check is in the mail.


79 posted on 10/15/2012 5:47:19 PM PDT by 4yearlurker (No matter who you elect,the government eventually gets in.)
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To: Eleutheria5

“When they say “I accept complete responsibility,” it means “See. I am brave, and big-hearted and noble and responsible, and therefore should suffer no consequences whatever for my idiocy. How can you punish somebody so good.” For an example, see Janet Reno after Waco.”

Or JFK after Bay of Pigs.


80 posted on 10/15/2012 5:47:55 PM 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: treetopsandroofs

Did Teddy “accept responsibility” for Mary Jo?


81 posted on 10/15/2012 5:49:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Finally a link to CNN News on Drudge. Nothing yet on Fox.com. Yeesh!


82 posted on 10/15/2012 5:49:25 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: PilotDave
I have yet to see any Clinton be assigned Consequences to any of there actions. Resignation is the very least Clinton should be required to do.
83 posted on 10/15/2012 5:50:05 PM PDT by Licensed-To-Carry (Hey Obama! All you have done is awaken a sleeping giant and filled us with a terrible resolve!!)
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To: newnhdad
it’s a non-responsible responsibility acceptance, if that makes sense.

Agreed. When the washing machine spin cycle is not enough. They can always bring out the more industrial centrifuge.


84 posted on 10/15/2012 5:50:45 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: PilotDave; zot; Interesting Times

Hillary Clinton stated is taking full responsibility for the in action in providing the Ambassador with the additional security he requested. It looks like Hillary has a bigger set of ovaries than Obama has balls.

Or, when it comes to the “family jewels of the Democrat party” it is Hillary who has them, not Obama. Perhaps the Dems nominated the wrong person in 2008 and 2012?

And it was Harry Truman who said that “the buck stopped with him” for whatever happened in the government. Harry understood what it meant to be president, Barack knows only how to avoid responsibility.


85 posted on 10/15/2012 5:51:53 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: treetopsandroofs

I think you hit the nail on the head.


86 posted on 10/15/2012 5:51:57 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Windflier

“I feel any teeth, you leaving without ‘em, biotch.”

“I’ll put my dentures on the side, Lord and Saveyour.”


87 posted on 10/15/2012 5:53:28 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: cardinal4

“And there is NO WAY she falls on her sword for the Hussein regime, NONE.”

Oh you are so right. Something isn’t right and the leaks will evolve. O will lose this war with Bill/HIll sooner rather than later.


88 posted on 10/15/2012 5:54:53 PM PDT by adc
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To: PilotDave

This Admin lied! Nothing has changed


89 posted on 10/15/2012 5:54:58 PM PDT by PACAP1
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To: tired&retired
Huma Abedin & Hillary Clinton -

(thread 2007)

--Who is Funding Huma Abedin's Lifestyle? Hillary's Mystery Woman: Who is Huma?

90 posted on 10/15/2012 5:55:02 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: PilotDave

This admin/the far left have, since zero occupied the WH, instituted the policy that no lie is nonsensical enough to warrant refraining from uttering it.

So, this admission should not have been necessary. We’re in the fairyland of propaganda media.

Obviously zero’s handlers are looking to make any and all investigations quiet down as the election approaches.

Hitlery perhaps has seen what’s coming up in terms of investigations, i.e., what Congress is asking for, etc. As the Klintonistas are the reigning experts in teflon-coated boldfaced publick lies, perhaps she’s been given this assignment by her handlers. Perhaps she’s taken it upon herself in an effort to forestall Congress from asking more questions of others in the State dept, thinking that it will be easier to keep the lies straight if they talk to fewer people. Since she’s “accepted” responsibility for not having enough security, she’s hoping they won’t ask any more questions of others. She can then explain why with some simple nonsensical fabrications.

If zero is re-elected, whoever made this happen will be owed a lot by zero’s handlers.

If he is not re-elected, there still may be a lot owed, depending on what this coverup is covering up, which humble little people like moi have no clue of.


91 posted on 10/15/2012 5:56:20 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: PilotDave
the fraud has a habit of hiding behind skirts.


92 posted on 10/15/2012 5:56:42 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Tequila can hurt but it wasn't designed to kill you. Taqiyya is.)
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To: PilotDave

Hilda gets the 3:30PM phone:

Odungo:”how’s 30 million sound?”
Hilda: “almost”
Odungo:”30 and a date with Christina Aguilera”
Hilda: “done”


93 posted on 10/15/2012 5:57:08 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: montag813

Is she accepting responsibility for the fact there was no security or for the subsequent overup. It is really quite disgusting the way Obama an he stood in front of the coffins of dead Americans and blame the video. It is nauseating!


94 posted on 10/15/2012 5:58:40 PM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obamar)
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To: griswold3
He lied about the video because he is a 'rat. Always trying the easy way with a good chance the enemedia will carry the ball far enough away. In this case, that lie didn't work, so he next resorted to trying to blame hillary!, but that is now backfiring as well, with her "taking responsibility".

No matter what the issue, zer0 always acts and looks small. Always has, always will...


95 posted on 10/15/2012 6:01:36 PM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: PilotDave
For anyone who is old enough to remember impressionist David Frye...

(as Nixon)...

"As the man in charge, I must accept full responsibility...but not the blame. Let me explain the difference. People who are to blame lose their jobs; people who are responsible do not."

96 posted on 10/15/2012 6:01:48 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: GreyFriar

I don’t think so. Hillary is falling on her sword for Obama, whose policies were the root of the disaster and who did nothing about anything the whole day as it was unfolding. He left town and went to bed. He never even met with the NSC after the event. He has been negligent since the beginning (but of course, only after arming and empowering the jihadis).

Hillary has turned out to be surprisingly weak and absolutely cowers when she’s around Obama. People thought that the Clintons had something on Obama, but I suspect that Obama has something even worse on them, because Hillary has been an absolute doormat from day one.

That said, I don’t think anybody is going to believe that this is Hillary’s doing alone; she is clearly not responsible for setting policy (that’s done by Valerie Jarrett and some other random radicals, speaking through Obama) and the idea that she is now, weeks later, “taking responsibility” is positively laughable. Nice, Bambi, but no cigar.


97 posted on 10/15/2012 6:03:02 PM PDT by livius
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To: KansasGirl

Kansas girl hit nail on head.
What’s she taking responsibility for?
Not the cover up, which is scandal.
Just the fact that security was bad.
Which she will simply blame on someone else.
This is a non-admission.


98 posted on 10/15/2012 6:04:26 PM PDT by Treeless Branch
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To: PilotDave

Quid pro quo: Hillary takes responsibility - Obama does not ask her to stay and expresses confidence in her.

Win-win for both. Obama gets criticism of his foreign policy blunder deflected and Hillary gets to stay Secretary of State for 4 more years.

She can always dump it back on Obama when he is done being president and she runs herself in 2016.


99 posted on 10/15/2012 6:05:27 PM PDT by annalex (fear them not)
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To: KansasGirl

Notice the Clintonian parsing, “I take responsibility for what happened on September 11th.”

As to what happened after September 12th...?


100 posted on 10/15/2012 6:05:37 PM PDT by mplsconservative (A non-vote is a vote FOR 0bama.)
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