Skip to comments.Benghazi: Emperor Obama's Waterloo?
Posted on 10/18/2012 1:19:50 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome
Do a quick internet search about the Arab protests over the YouTube video. You will find that every story is dated September 11 or later. No one was talking about this video at all prior to that time frame. How did it become the administration's convenient "root cause" cover story in the hours after the Benghazi attack? And why were they so quick and unequivocal in embracing a storyline which, as we now know, was completely unsupported by any facts?
The video -- a purported "trailer" for an alleged film -- was posted on YouTube in July. No one saw it or cared, until, on September 8, Sheikh Khaled Abdullah, a host on the Egyptian Islamist TV station Al-Nas, played an excerpt from it on the air. (Note: Al-Nas altered the video, blurring out a female character, because they do not allow women to be seen on the air.)
Three days later, which just happened to be September 11 ("don't jump to conclusions," the White House warned), a larger than usual group of "protesters" swarmed the American embassy in Cairo. As Ian Lee, the CNN reporter on the scene, noted during his live report from Cairo that day, this was "not the usual crowd that we see at most protests," but rather "definitely a very Islamic-looking crowd -- we see a lot of men in their traditional garb."
Members of this "very Islamic-looking crowd" tore down the embassy's American flag and replaced it with a black al-Qaeda flag.
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Teflon can only do so much. I also wonder what other scandals could now gain traction because of this.
Also, I don't hear anyone talking about the fact that the Obama administration wantonly framed the makers of the video to take the blame for Ambassador Stevens murder, and its own incompetence.
Yet she thought she was helping her lord. She doesn’t seem the brightest bulb in the pack. How did she get so high in that business without either smarts or looks again? Who is her uncle/grandfather/mentor that she is not on “Action News” at 5:00 PM in Bugtussle, Tennessee covering the chamber of commerce, minor league ball games, high school hoops and 3 alarm fires? Shep Smith undoubtedly has a male sponsor and Gloria Vanderbilt is Anderson Cooper’s mother, but what gives with this lady?
She fills some liberal quota no doubt. I'd rather not dwell too long in thinking about what category that might be, however.
Here's the thing. Presume for a moment that this thing blows up in their faces BIG TIME, and sooner, rather than later. What are the implications? Could "Obama" resign before or after the election? As in the case of Ford, will there be a pardon? A pardon-fest? Would such pardons shut down investigative efforts to get to the bottom of just what the He!! went down?
This whole thing stinks to high heaven.
Oh PLEASE!! Unless the Media COVER this NOTHING will happen to him.
“”How did it become the administration’s convenient “root cause” cover story in the hours after the Benghazi attack””
The reason is that it was pre-planned by Obama and the Hildabeast to be the fall back plan when the ME blew up.
This was their scapegoat to push the blame, add the smoke and mirrors needed to provide cover to their failures.
If people do not think these two (especially Klinton)do not know how to play chess, they are mistaken. These plans were laid well ahead including the tweet that went out from Cairo about the video during the terrorist attack and attempted kidnapping that failed.
Be that as it may, one hallmark of Communists is they have a seemingly inexhaustible ability to overreach. I believe that is the case here, and in spectacular fashion.
This issue is not going away. It was touched on in the second debate, and I am certain that it will be examined in the third, to devastating effect, especially after the debacle of the "moderator" improperly (and erroneously) chiming in last time around.
I might be sending Crowley some flowers Nov 7th.
Oh, I agree and what is a better way to CYA than to go after the 1st amendment by pointing at this trailer to the video.
This was planned well in advance. Just happened way too fast not to be just as a well laid plan to cover up as the actual attack on the consulate.
Let's see. Videogate/Benghazigate targets the 1st Amendment, and Fast and Furious goes after the 2nd. Hmmmm. I'm starting to think this "Obama" character might not be on the up and up.
He only needs to cloud the minds of the voters for twenty more daze...
That doesn't appear to be working out so well.
To Loser Liberal men... any port in the storm will do.
By having them push and promote this irresponsible and phony video story, they caused riots and deaths in other countries across the middle-east.
Now, now. Let’s not be too hasty in judging this debacle. Apparently the narrative is still fluid:
Note: this topic is from October 18, 2012.Thanks Flotsam_Jetsome.
No one was talking about this video at all prior to that time frame. How did it become the administration's convenient "root cause" cover story in the hours after the Benghazi attack? And why were they so quick and unequivocal in embracing a storyline which, as we now know, was completely unsupported by any facts?