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Posted on 05/02/2014 1:41:03 PM PDT by Hojczyk
As I say, I'm inclined to be generous, and put some of this down to the natural torpor and ineptitude of government. But Hillary Clinton and General Martin Dempsey are guilty of something worse, in the secretary of state's weirdly obsessive remarks about an obscure film supposedly disrespectful of Mohammed and the chairman of the joint chiefs' telephone call to a private citizen asking him if he could please ease up on the old Islamophobia.
Forget the free-speech arguments. In this case, as Secretary Clinton and General Dempsey well know, the film has even less to do with anything than did the Danish cartoons or the schoolteacher's teddy bear or any of the other innumerable grievances of Islam. The 400-strong assault force in Benghazi showed up with RPGs and mortars: That's not a spontaneous movie protest; that's an act of war, and better planned and executed than the dying superpower's response to it. Secretary Clinton and General Dempsey are, to put it mildly, misleading the American people when they suggest otherwise
In the most revealing glimpse of the administration's depravity, the president and secretary of state peddled the lie even in their mawkish eulogies to their buddy "Chris" and three other dead Americans. They lied to the victims' coffins and then strolled over to lie to the bereaved, Hillary telling the Woods family that "we're going to have that person arrested and prosecuted that did the video." And she did. The government dispatched more firepower to arrest Nakoula Basseley Nakoula in Los Angeles than it did to protect its mission in Benghazi. It was such a great act of misdirection Hillary should have worn spangled tights and sawn Stevens's casket in half.
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"Greater love hath no man than this," quoth the President at Chris Stevens' coffin, "that a man lay down his life for his friends." Smaller love hath no man than Obama's - that he lay down his "friend" for a couple of points in Ohio.
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Smaller love hath no man than Obama's -
that he lay down his "friend" for a couple of points in Ohio.
. . . and then people will ask why you aren't the black presidents friend . . .
Hillary Clinton's comfortable making up lies that hurt the 'less powerful'. It's her pattern - 'slut and nuts' or Benghazi - all the same for amoral types. And no, sociopaths don't do their evil for the benefit of anyone other than themselves. In the long run they burn the innocent.
*To convey that the United States is doing everything that we can to protect our people and facilities abroad;
*To underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy;
*To show that we will be resolute in bringing people who harm Americans to justice, and standing steadfast through these protests;
*To reinforce the President and Administration's strength and steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges.
All four "goals" are bunk, but the second was an explicit lie.
The MSM's now 'court eunuchs'? Perfect description - Obama's cut 'em off. Take that Washington Post, New York Times, and LA Times... Steyn's got your number - it's minus 2.
“The government dispatched more firepower to arrest Nakoula Basseley Nakoula in Los Angeles than it did to protect its mission in Benghazi.”
Now, how are we going to nail the perpetrators of this outrage? Or are we?
“- Obama’s cut ‘em off”
Naw. They willingly cut them off themselves and handed them over.
Scary good writing.