Skip to comments.Officials on Benghazi: "We made mistakes, but without malice"
Posted on 05/17/2013 8:25:14 AM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
Obama administration officials who were in key positions on Sept. 11, 2012 acknowledge that a range of mistakes were made the night of the attacks on the U.S. missions in Benghazi, and in messaging to Congress and the public in the aftermath.
The officials spoke to CBS News in a series of interviews and communications under the condition of anonymity so that they could be more frank in their assessments. They do not all agree on the list of mistakes and it's important to note that they universally claim that any errors or missteps did not cost lives and reflect "incompetence rather than malice or cover up." Nonetheless, in the eight months since the attacks, this is the most sweeping and detailed discussion by key players of what might have been done differently.
"We're portrayed by Republicans as either being lying or idiots," said one Obama administration official who was part of the Benghazi response. "It's actually closer to us being idiots."
(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...
Greg Palkot in Benghazi
P.S. What better motive for the attack than the bad guys trying to get their prisoners released.
” Total BS, the incompetence was in thinking they could get away with the murder of those that could expose Obama’s mid east “fast and furious” plan of gun running to his Muslim Brotherhood Islamic Terrorist friends. The buck stops at Obama, he is responsible for the murders and his top Adviser Valerie Jarrett—Islamic terrorism Sharia law etc supporter...needs to go to trial and be hanged for treason after being convicted.”
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Why were 30+ CIA operatives in Benghazi?
That’s the big cover up.
The idiot defense, scraping the very bottom of the barrel now.
Can almost see Carney now at the next presser, *We're not crooks, liars and treasonous bastards, we're just idiots*.
Malice and deceit factored into the pissing on the 1st Amendment, and egregious neglect that transpired prior to, during, and after the Benghazi attack.
Idiotic traitors can fill a noose just as well as the malicious variety.
But without malice? That means, they were just four white guys so they were expendable. I swear Obama hates white people unless they have Obama money for him.
BHO’s not a leader. He’s a flim flam artist at best. If he was a leader and up to no good, he’d know how to keep everything under wraps. He’s a con man, not a leader.
Ken, Attkison is from Tampa, Fl. FYI. She was a local investigative reporter here for awhile.
Valerie Jarrett was pals with the terrorist Bernandine Dornan. They introduced Michelle Antoinette to Barack. Valerie doesn’t wear her birka but hates this place as much as Mish and Barry Soeto.
Where I come from killing someone without malice is called Manslaughter.
Negligent Homicide is still negligent homicide.
So who decided to make and use a video as cover for this operation? The video as used seems to indicate premeditation and with malice, IMO.
Thanks for the info..
They knew what they were doing. The “stand down” order was given, despite help being near.
Why let an Ambassador die? Who of the dead knew something that made it better to let them die? Take a look at their pasts and their associations. That’s where the line of inquiry should go.
It was nothing personal, just politics.
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