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Krauthammer: ‘Media Are Somewhat Embarrassed’ By Missing Benghazi Dissembling (Video)
News Busters ^ | May 02 2014 | Brent Baker

Posted on 05/02/2014 5:11:39 AM PDT by PoloSec

Columnist Charles Krauthammer contended, on Thursday’s 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:

“What’s 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 it’s obvious that they missed the story.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: benghazi; krauthammer

1 posted on 05/02/2014 5:11:39 AM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

I call BS. The msm are not embarrassed. They are proud of their accomplishments in service to their master.


2 posted on 05/02/2014 5:15:57 AM PDT by rhinohunter (Freepers aren't booing -- they're shouting "Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz")
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To: PoloSec
If the media are embarrassed it is because the memo is receiving the attention it is.

As much as they would like to convince us they were 'rolled' by the administration, they weren't - they were willing accomplices.

3 posted on 05/02/2014 5:17:08 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: All

" 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."

4 posted on 05/02/2014 5:17:38 AM PDT by Liz
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To: PoloSec
Rolled? More like active participants in disinterest, in the hopes it would go away.

Sorry. It's just begun.
5 posted on 05/02/2014 5:18:13 AM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: PoloSec

Somewhat embarrassed will soon change to Conspiracy to obstruct justice, and 2nd degree negligent homicide charges.


6 posted on 05/02/2014 5:19:03 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: PoloSec
“What’s 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 it’s obvious that they MISSED the story.”

The MSM "missed" nothing. They did their job and mislead purposely.
7 posted on 05/02/2014 5:20:02 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (The rats will always chew on each other just before abandoning ship.)
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To: 98ZJ USMC

I thought this Kraeuterhammer guy was supposed to be smart. Just reinforces the stereotype of the inside the beltway crowd!


8 posted on 05/02/2014 5:20:11 AM PDT by gr8eman (There's no "R" in Warshington!)
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To: PoloSec
puhleze.
the vocal past supporter of sociopaths Obama and Romney is nuts.



9 posted on 05/02/2014 5:21:00 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: PoloSec

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.


10 posted on 05/02/2014 5:21:41 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: rhinohunter

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.


11 posted on 05/02/2014 5:21:46 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: PoloSec

Didn’t Krauthammer just pronounce this week or last that the Benghazi issue dead for lack of interest?

Thank goodness he was wrong.


12 posted on 05/02/2014 5:22:08 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: PoloSec

The media are continuing to do their work for the administration.


13 posted on 05/02/2014 5:22:08 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: PoloSec

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.


14 posted on 05/02/2014 5:22:14 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys-Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat-But they know what's best for you.)
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To: PoloSec

15 posted on 05/02/2014 5:22:17 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: PoloSec

bfl


16 posted on 05/02/2014 5:24:19 AM PDT by Principled (Obama: Unblemished by success.)
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To: gr8eman

He worked for Mondale. Might be smart but no conservative.


17 posted on 05/02/2014 5:25:13 AM PDT by peyton randolph (Show me the man and I will find the crime. - Lavrenti Beria)
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To: Diogenesis

Carney is married to Claire Shipman.


18 posted on 05/02/2014 5:26:32 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: PoloSec

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.


19 posted on 05/02/2014 5:28:35 AM PDT by AD from SpringBay (http://jonah2eight.blogspot.com/)
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To: PoloSec

Don’t worry the MSM will take it out on the next Republican Administration.


20 posted on 05/02/2014 5:29:02 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: PoloSec

they didn’t miss it, they tried to ignore it and cover it up...


21 posted on 05/02/2014 5:29:29 AM PDT by wny
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To: 98ZJ USMC
I cant help but think this email was released on purpose.

Perhaps someone is trying to see if the public has been sufficiently deluded for the benefit of her Thighness and/or also to deflect current bungling by this administration.

Keep a close eye on tonight's Friday News Dump.
22 posted on 05/02/2014 5:36:10 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (The rats will always chew on each other just before abandoning ship.)
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To: PoloSec
 photo NoSiren_zpsa7b9b50e.jpg Don't worry, Drudge will be all over this as soon as the regime gives his siren back.
23 posted on 05/02/2014 5:41:36 AM PDT by RetSignman (ObamacACA is full of crap.)
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To: PoloSec

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.


24 posted on 05/02/2014 5:42:23 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: PoloSec

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.


25 posted on 05/02/2014 5:44:38 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: John 3_19-21

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.


26 posted on 05/02/2014 5:45:02 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: PoloSec

He is obviously unaware of the extreme efforts made by Israel to rescue Ethiopian Jews in the last decade.


27 posted on 05/02/2014 5:45:14 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

ooops....clicked the Don Sterling thread and for some reason it posted here.


28 posted on 05/02/2014 5:45:48 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Liz

Make the Ft. Marcy Park, where Vince Foster’s body was found.


29 posted on 05/02/2014 5:46:16 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: PoloSec

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.


30 posted on 05/02/2014 5:56:06 AM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: PoloSec

“Rolled?”

Hahaha. Thousands of pajama media folks posting on their Xboxes from mom’s basement knew exactly what had happened. “Rolled?”

BS


31 posted on 05/02/2014 6:06:54 AM PDT by anton
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To: Hotlanta Mike

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.


32 posted on 05/02/2014 6:07:56 AM PDT by Ancient Man
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To: rhinohunter
I call BS. The msm are not embarrassed. They are proud of their accomplishments in service to their master.

This^^

33 posted on 05/02/2014 6:09:05 AM PDT by Obadiah (I like Krabby Patties.)
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To: rhinohunter; PoloSec

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.


34 posted on 05/02/2014 6:11:07 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: John 3_19-21

Hope I’m wrong, but I smell a trap here too.


35 posted on 05/02/2014 6:12:58 AM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: PoloSec

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.


36 posted on 05/02/2014 6:14:15 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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Morning Joe Rips Jay Carney: ‘This Current White House Cannot Deliver News’

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/morning-joe-rips-jay-carney-this-current-white-house-cannot-deliver-news/


37 posted on 05/02/2014 6:21:18 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: PoloSec

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.


38 posted on 05/02/2014 6:22:32 AM PDT by Will88
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To: PoloSec
because journalists are now “embarrassed” over being “rolled”

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?

39 posted on 05/02/2014 6:34:15 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“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.”

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.


40 posted on 05/02/2014 6:53:20 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: EQAndyBuzz

CBS struggling with the appearance of conflict of interest with Rhodes Bros

http://americanthinker.com/blog/2014/05/cbs_struggling_with_the_appearance_of_conflict_of_interest_with_rhodes_bros_.html


41 posted on 05/02/2014 7:03:56 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: PoloSec
The MSM are nothing but a bunch of Palace Guards that are proud to support their fellow libs in the White House by direct support or by omission.
42 posted on 05/02/2014 7:27:58 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Diogenesis
Your post at #9 misses what is, in my opinion, the most outrageous connection of all. George Stephanopoulos goes from senior advisor to Bill Clinton to the host of ABC's This Week.

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.

43 posted on 05/02/2014 9:09:43 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: PoloSec

No, they aren’t. You have to have values and standards to be embarrassed.


44 posted on 05/02/2014 10:31:08 AM PDT by jch10 (The Democrat mascot shouldnÂ’t be the donkey; it should be the tick.)
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To: Diogenesis

Krauthammer’s Take: New Benghazi E-mail Akin to Discovery of Nixon Tapes

NRO May 1, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxtr9_8yoqI&feature=player_embedded

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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.


45 posted on 05/02/2014 10:52:22 AM PDT by Dqban22
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