Skip to comments.Krauthammer: ‘Media Are Somewhat Embarrassed’ By Missing Benghazi Dissembling (Video)
Posted on 05/02/2014 5:11:39 AM PDT by PoloSec
Columnist Charles Krauthammer contended, on Thursdays Special Report with Bret Baier, that the release of the Ben Rhodes memo has changed the media dynamic in interest toward the Benghazi scandal because journalists are now embarrassed over being rolled by the White House:
Whats changed now, and we saw it in the briefing room, is I think the other media are somewhat embarrassed by the fact that, unlike Fox, they allowed themselves to be stoned and spun and rolled for a year and a half and now the memo appears and its obvious that they missed the story.
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I call BS. The msm are not embarrassed. They are proud of their accomplishments in service to their master.
As much as they would like to convince us they were 'rolled' by the administration, they weren't - they were willing accomplices.
" C'mon guys. Gimme a break. I'm on life support, here.
If I don't save Hillary's ***, I'm toast, as in Bryant Park."
Somewhat embarrassed will soon change to Conspiracy to obstruct justice, and 2nd degree negligent homicide charges.
I thought this Kraeuterhammer guy was supposed to be smart. Just reinforces the stereotype of the inside the beltway crowd!
The MSM and it’s talent of liars will be forever tied to the greatest political propaganda scandal in our nation’s history. They should all be forced to wear a “Scarlet J” for Journolista.
Yeah, this is just CYA. They are trying to retain their appearance of journalistic integrity and objectivity. Without it, they might have to pay a price—in audience and revenue. But to suggest they are embarrassed on some moral or ethical plane is ridiculous and naïve in the extreme. I don’t get the reverence for Krauthammer at all. He and George Will covered for Obama before his first election. Will even threw a party for him.
Didn’t Krauthammer just pronounce this week or last that the Benghazi issue dead for lack of interest?
Thank goodness he was wrong.
The media are continuing to do their work for the administration.
Um, Charles, when the MSM has on kneepads, trust me, they were not duped or rolled. And any embarassment is in being caught. And then only just slightly.
He worked for Mondale. Might be smart but no conservative.
Carney is married to Claire Shipman.
If the media was embarrassed about missing this story then they would be asking where Great Leader was when the Americans in the embassy were being killed. So far, the witnesses do not put Obama in the ‘situation’ room. If this were a republican president, that little fact would be in the headlines from today until three elections from now.
Don’t worry the MSM will take it out on the next Republican Administration.
they didn’t miss it, they tried to ignore it and cover it up...
If they’re embarrassed, how come the issue isn’t featured on the MSM news channels? A couple of reporters might be annoyed and give Carney a hard time, but their networks aren’t picking this up and making it a featured issue.
Krauthammer is in CYA mode.
When the truth comes out, and it will unless they find a way to shut down the internet, people will realize there is no way possible the Washington elite didn’t know what happened at Benghazi because there are people on the internet that did know what happened.
There is records of people saying shortly after the attack this was Hillary’s operation and surprise! surprise! surprise! talking points blaming the video started from State Dept. and they began before anything had happened.
Krauthammer is going to try and convince everyone the entire news media has been taken by surprise and unlike people on the internet, the responsible news media don’t just speculate as to what happened, they wait and get the facts.
Thats what I am thinking. Obama is a lame duck. May as well throw him under the bus in order to distance Hillary from it.
Face it, Hillary Clinton is an empire. She can make anything or anyone disappear.
He is obviously unaware of the extreme efforts made by Israel to rescue Ethiopian Jews in the last decade.
ooops....clicked the Don Sterling thread and for some reason it posted here.
Make the Ft. Marcy Park, where Vince Foster’s body was found.
I think that the media know what they were doing. They have been covering for this corrupt administration since 08. This is what you get wit communists.
Hahaha. Thousands of pajama media folks posting on their Xboxes from mom’s basement knew exactly what had happened. “Rolled?”
The Lamestream networks and their talking head tele-gandists have outed themselves as coverup co-conspirators and fascist collaborators. They know exactly what they’re doing. Even Pravda during the 1960’s wasn’t this blatant.
The MSM unfortunately are proud of their slavish devotion to “the 0ne” and this WH. Like Hillary, they believe the line “what difference does it make” to spend any time reporting the coverup, the screwup in security and the manipulation of reporting for the benefit of the election in less than 2 months following this incident in Benghazi.
If only ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, The New York Times, The LA Times actually were journalists and did an honest job. They would have been after 0bama until the truth was told. So far only part of the truth is out and the 0bama admin. is still resisting telling the truth. We are getting closer but one question I still have is where was 0bama on September 11, 2012 and September 12, 2012 and why did he not take any action to respond to the terror attacks in Tripoli and Benghazi?
Stay on top of this as it would have toppled any other President prior to 0bama. If that is what needs to happen, then let it play out.
Hope I’m wrong, but I smell a trap here too.
Remember they got their man re-elected by every means necessary. They (Crowley) lied to discredit Romney and falsely confirm Obama’s ‘action’. Now, well, whatever. They are not believable.
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Krauhammer’s wrong. The MSM will help cover Obama’s lies and incompetence until continuing to do would seriously damage their ability to pose as credible journalists. They won’t quite fall on their swords for him.
Heck, how can that happen when you are on your knees, wearing out pair after pair of knee pads while you have barry's member in your mouth and his scrotum banging your chin?
“The MSM and its talent of liars will be forever tied to the greatest political propaganda scandal in our nations history. They should all be forced to wear a Scarlet J for Journolista.”
What should happen is “if” the Republicans ever get the power again in all three branches, they create the “fairness” doctrine which will castrate the Left Wing of the MSM once and for all.
And I would start with no one from the government should be active in the media and vice versa for a 10 year period after leaving their job. And that is to in Ouse working on a campaign.
CBS struggling with the appearance of conflict of interest with Rhodes Bros
They installed a top democratic operative - not a seasoned newsman or a journalist, but a democratic operative - as the host of a major news show. Unbelievable, and sickening.
No, they aren’t. You have to have values and standards to be embarrassed.
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It is appalling that President Obama never was in the Situation Room the night of September 11, 2012, as our ambassador to Libya and three other men were being attacked, captured, and eventually killed after being dragged through the streets of Benghazi and tortured in hideous fashion.
Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, said that he: Could not put forces at risk in order to rescue our men who were under Muslim terrorist attack in Benghazi.
An article in the Prague newspaper, Prager Zeitungon hit the bulls-eye:
The danger to America is not Barack Obama, but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America . Blaming the prince of fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools, such as those who made him their President.
If Trey Gowdy Chairs the Congress Select Committee to investigate Benghazi, this scandal will prove to be much worse than Watergate.