Skip to comments.Mr. President, who let them die?
Posted on 10/26/2012 11:33:15 PM PDT by Arthurio
October 26. 2012 9:10PM
Mr. President, who let them die?
(Note: With the President due to campaign in Nashua today, his answer to our Editorial Page Director Andrew Cline's question, if he has one, would no doubt be of great interest to New Hampshire voters.)
Every time President Obama is asked why the U.S. embassy in Libya was denied its multiple requests for extra security at the Benghazi consulate before Sept. 11, he changes the subject. No wonder, as yesterday it was reported that not only were previous requests for extra security denied, but three additional requests on the night of the attack also were denied.
FOX News reported that the two former SEALS killed in the Benghazi raid had requested military support three times after reporting that the consulate was under attack. Their requests were denied by someone up the CIA chain of command. Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty rescued several personnel and recovered the body of diplomat Sean Smith from the consulate. At the CIA annex nearby, they came under mortar fire. Their request for a strike on the mortar site was denied. They were later killed by a mortar attack.
Who denied their request for assistance, and why? The families of those brave men deserve answers, as do the American people.
Wasn’t this the same Obama whose partisans complained about the minutes GWB supposedly wasted on “My Pet Goat” during the 9/11 attacks? Obama wasn’t even busy reading to kids; he hit the snooze button then later went off on his planned trip to Las Vegas and the View.
Thanks for posting this. I put the editorial on my Facebook page.
I know the ONE I’m holding responsible.
Mr. President, you let them die.
Yep. Same guy.
I suppose Obama could have told his underlings to make with the contingency plan in place before hitting the snooze button, but if he did, they handled it about as well as a herd of cats.
The crap impacted the propeller and where were you Barack?
Herd of cats would probably have done far better. Cats are smarter.
We’ve lost so many on Obama and NATO’s watch in Afghanistan that it is sickening.
referring to the storied difficulty in getting cats to form an (organized) herd. it’s easy enough, though, if you have a can of tuna fish.
0m0slem didn't plan on our US service men being honest God fearing American citizens.
God Bless America!
Now he knows what Republicans must face each day. But a Republican wouldn’t have left Americans to die like that.
dummies and dopes = the obama constituency
Sometimes they’ll form their own herd all by themselves; some of them are that smart.
But, again, still smarter than Democrats in a group. :D
When Obama first spoke in the Rose Garden, and I watched, my first reaction was how disengaged he seemed and how emotionless he was. I posted about it, but was not surprised. Obama only shows emotion if someone is threatening or attaching him, personally. However, every time I watch the video again I am struck once more about his demeanor. He hardly looked at the cameras. He kept his head down, reading notes. His voice was low...even trailing off sometimes...and it was clear that he had no belief in what he was saying.
Besides the discussion that has been had about whether he attributed the attack to Terrorists or not, and the exact words he used, he does state that he "learned of the attack" (he does not call it a demonstration) - "last night" (before he went to bed) - and we all know he went to sleep - still, it is his demeanor that is telling. It seems as though Obama was just trying to get through a task that he found distasteful to him, that he didn't want to be bothered delivering the speech, and could not surmount any real feelings that would normally be expected. I knew then he was lying about or hiding something, but we had no idea how just how much.
Of course, his supporters will just say he was being "somber" and "respectful" but that is not what I saw. I saw a man who showed absolutely no depth of concern and could have been reading the printing on side of a box of cereal for the amount of interest he had in his words. Watch it again and pay attention to his delivery.
Gotta say Hi Tech if I’m anyone in that chain of command I would have ignored the stand down. Those f-ing dirt bags would be dead and most if not all of my people would be alive. Worst thing is I’m Court Martialed by some cowards and I don’t go to bed at night wishing I was a man.
obama is bereft of empathy. He can’t even give a good imitation of ‘concern’. He is the shallowest, most empty man I have ever seen. At least clinton could act.