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The B Is Back: The Benghazi Hearings Are Bull****
The Daily Beast ^ | May 7, 2014 | Michael Tomasky

Posted on 05/07/2014 9:06:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Instead of demanding a bipartisan Benghazi committee, the Democrats must boycott this farce, whose sole aim is to humiliate Obama and Clinton.

So House Republicans are zeroing in on the particulars of how the Select Committee to Mention the Words Clinton and Benghazi in the Same Sentence for as Long as Possible (I think that’s the official name) is going to work. On Tuesday morning, Nancy Pelosi issued a statement on the question: The panel has to be 50-50 bipartisan, she insisted, and all information must be shared on a bipartisan basis. Then, she seemed to imply, maybe the Democrats would play ball.

News broke Tuesday night that the Republicans were rejecting that and insisting on seven Republicans and five Democrats. Whatever. I don’t care if the Republicans had accepted Pelosi’s conditions and then agreed to bake cookies with the likeness of Franklin Roosevelt on top. There is no way on earth the Democrats should lend this committee the least bit of legitimacy. They absolutely must boycott this absurd, insane, sickening, repulsive, shameful, and at the same time shame-less circus.

Benghazi is and has been for some time a witch hunt that perverts all notions of democratic accountability and that obviously carries one purpose and one purpose only—the humiliation or worse of as many Democrats as possible, preferably the big cheeses (Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton). Ever since Watergate, the Republicans have wanted one of their own, one in which they’re the good guys, forcing a Democratic president to resign in disgrace. They tried it with Bill Clinton, but he just kept getting more and more popular as more and more Americans came to see the Republicans’ coup d’etat, their attempt to criminalize errant but perfectly legal behavior, for what it was—an affair....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; benrhodes; dailybeast; demagogicparty; hillary; jaycarney; libya; memebuilding; michaeltomasky; obama; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; pelosi; susanrice
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Can you smell it?
1 posted on 05/07/2014 9:06:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Finding the truth is not important to the left.


2 posted on 05/07/2014 9:08:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why is the page redirecting to something called “Underground Ramen’s Mainstream Moment” . . . ?


3 posted on 05/07/2014 9:11:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Daily Beast, as I recall, is what’s left of what was left of Newsweek after it was sold for $1. Not just a single copy of Newsweek, but the entire Newsweek organization.


4 posted on 05/07/2014 9:12:15 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

take note of who speaks out against the truth about Benghazi coming out at last , at this time . Collect names , make lists . These people are all guilty of treason


5 posted on 05/07/2014 9:12:41 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

After listening to Trey Gowdy this morning, I don’t think humiliation is going to be their main problem.

And Trey is not Boehner, graham, McCain, rove nor any of those liberal media terrorized weenies.


6 posted on 05/07/2014 9:13:20 PM PDT by stanne
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Oh oh. Mrs. Tomasky’s little Mikey pooped in his Huggie again. That’s two nights in a row. The boy must have been looking at a calendar and figured out that November is coming fast. The DemocRATS’ two-bit version of the Third Reich is going to start winding down. America rising!


7 posted on 05/07/2014 9:16:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Olog-hai

Huh?


8 posted on 05/07/2014 9:17:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It would be a political disaster for the Democrats and a gift to the Republicans if they boycott the Benghazi hearings. Hope they do.


9 posted on 05/07/2014 9:18:22 PM PDT by allendale
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama lied.

People died.


10 posted on 05/07/2014 9:18:43 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Olog-hai

Here’s a different link, for some reason:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/voxbox/michael-tomasky.html


11 posted on 05/07/2014 9:19:07 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The page on the DB redirects to another DB page with the title I mentioned. I tried this on more than one browser just to make sure it wasn’t a hijack.


12 posted on 05/07/2014 9:19:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ha ha! The left is scared of what will be uncovered here and they know it. Why else would they be so shrill and angry over the announcement of an official investigation and hearing?


13 posted on 05/07/2014 9:20:16 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The rats are so fake and phony, their lines are all rehearsed..

14 posted on 05/07/2014 9:20:50 PM PDT by vigilante2 (Re-elect nobody)
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To: Olog-hai

It looks like some weird ad redirect or something. They must be desperate for spare change over there. You can read the full article at my second link, just don’t click onto the title.


15 posted on 05/07/2014 9:21:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry Mikey. Your boy’s smidgens are about ready to come home to roost.


16 posted on 05/07/2014 9:22:37 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Tomasky had a complete meltdown, and we captured it in print. :)

This is beautiful. I love seeing him crying.

17 posted on 05/07/2014 9:23:10 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Too bad. Wanted to see the comments.

Tomasky is an apologist for political criminals, which makes him as bad as they are.


18 posted on 05/07/2014 9:25:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“There is no way on earth the Democrats should lend this committee the least bit of legitimacy. They absolutely must boycott this absurd, insane, sickening, repulsive, shameful, and at the same time shame-less circus.”

This boy sure does have trouble identifying a circus. The Barker and clowns are on his side of the tent.


19 posted on 05/07/2014 9:31:21 PM PDT by wita
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To: wita

He went full Alinsky with no less than six adjectives, none of which are applicable except to the guilty parties w.r.t. Benghazi.


20 posted on 05/07/2014 9:36:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Steely Tom

They should rename it The Daily Tantrum, would be more fitting.

CGato


21 posted on 05/07/2014 9:38:05 PM PDT by Conservative Gato
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To: Olog-hai

Michael Tomasky

The Daily Beast special correspondent Michael Tomasky is also editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.

I’ve got an idea or two, but not related to Democracy. I thought we were a Republic, what’s with this Democracy crap Michael, where did that come from?


22 posted on 05/07/2014 9:51:48 PM PDT by wita
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

(yawn) Old shtick.


23 posted on 05/07/2014 10:07:53 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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I bet this cucker has no problem with anything targeted on the Right.


24 posted on 05/07/2014 10:09:23 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
When the pottymouths can't find any better way to express their fear...

Yes, we can smell it.

*snicker*

25 posted on 05/07/2014 10:17:21 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: wita

“There is no way on earth the Democrats should lend this “democracy” the least bit of legitimacy.

Right on, all power to the soviet people......./s


26 posted on 05/07/2014 10:19:48 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can you smell it?

Heehee, is that rat poop in your pants or are you just
glad to meet the committee.....proceed with the swearing
in.


27 posted on 05/07/2014 10:22:22 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They know the Benghazi actions were a disgrace, and done completely for political purposes. They lied to the American people in technicolor about a vicious terrorist strike - and by lying put us all in jeopardy. Why? Because Obama and Hillary saying it was just a video is basically saying to every police officer, homeland security officer, FBI agent, military soldier, sailor and airman, CIA, ICE agent, etc. that it is okay to stand down. Do not look sharp for terrorism because there is none. That this is not a terrorist incident, this was an accident caused by a video and you should relax. That is what is shameful here, they not only mislead the American people for votes, they misled our own security forces that we are not under attack. They put the nation at risk because this Benghazi action was completely planned, well armed, military terrorist attack that had exclusive inside information against US positions, and our armed forces everywhere should have been alerted by the real words by our Commander in Chief, not the lies that were told. This was in fact a grotesque dereliction of duty.


28 posted on 05/07/2014 10:30:34 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...their attempt to criminalize errant but perfectly legal behavior, for what it was—an affair...

Does everybody get the word? Perjury is errant, but perfectly legal behavior.

The Law According to Michael Tomasky...

29 posted on 05/07/2014 10:36:20 PM PDT by okie01
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s far more then Bat-Sh!t Crazy. It’s truly frightening that this thing is anywhere near where laws are made.


30 posted on 05/07/2014 11:01:39 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
To make a Conservative mad, tell him lies... just as Obama does so predictably.

To make a Leftist mad, expose the truth... just as the Benghazi Hearings are sure to do.

31 posted on 05/07/2014 11:05:54 PM PDT by Richard Axtell (Comming: The Abyss.)
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To: Steely Tom

And it was overpriced at that.


32 posted on 05/07/2014 11:10:12 PM PDT by Kozak ("It may be dangerous to be America's enemy, but to be America's friend is fatal" Henry Kissingerhaha)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They are definitely in fear mode.....


33 posted on 05/07/2014 11:38:38 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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34 posted on 05/07/2014 11:48:05 PM PDT by 867V309 (GOPe? NOPe!)
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To: GeronL

Finding the truth is not important to the left.

Well no actually it is not. At least not in the case of 4 murdered Americans on Obama’s watch.


35 posted on 05/08/2014 1:41:30 AM PDT by 48th SPS
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Democrats react as they realize the truth about Benghazi is going to come out...and it won't look good for their little tin gods.

36 posted on 05/08/2014 2:03:51 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The flak is heaviest over the target.


37 posted on 05/08/2014 2:44:20 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When you corner a rat, or a snake, they fight back savagely. Fear. That smell is fear.

It is his own little childish way of saying “Dude......”


38 posted on 05/08/2014 3:27:32 AM PDT by Gaffer (Comprehensive Immigration Reform is just another name for Comprehensive Capitulation)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Such purple language this early in the process tells me the democRats are in panic mode. “And they that Soweth the wind will reap the whirlwind “


39 posted on 05/08/2014 3:32:37 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

witch hunt may be a proper description if they are talking about Hillary.


40 posted on 05/08/2014 3:37:07 AM PDT by Donnafrflorida (Thru HnodredscottIM all things are possible.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Methinks the lady doth protest too much.


41 posted on 05/08/2014 4:16:01 AM PDT by Junk Silver
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Funny how someone can be humiliated for doing absolutely nothing and beyond that having absolute proof of doing nothing wrong.
Here Hillary has her chance of exposing her VAST RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY AGAINST HER AND HER HUSBAND which she has once before warned us about,but what does she do,complain,Hillary this is your Golden ticket to the White House,expose the republicans for the fools they are,go for it


42 posted on 05/08/2014 4:21:56 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: okie01
Of course. It was excused for Bill Clinton, but Scooter Libby was jailed for it. It's SOP for the Obama administration.

-PJ

43 posted on 05/08/2014 4:32:25 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: dowcaet
The left is scared of what will be uncovered here and they know it.

I have never seen the left so afraid before. They are all screaming daily about how to stop or get out from under this investigation. Delegitimizing the committee seems to be the method chosen, but that will just make them look guilty from the start.

I wonder what it is exactly, that has them so afraid, that its potential discovery has them crapping in their pants?

I hope the bride of the anti-Christ, Hillary Clinton, gets no sleep until the election.
44 posted on 05/08/2014 4:53:01 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: GeronL

Who was obama boinking while our people were being murdered?

Hearings are a waste of time. Proceed directly to impeachment.


45 posted on 05/08/2014 5:12:00 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“There is no way on earth the Democrats should lend this committee the least bit of legitimacy”

To lend legitimacy, you have to have legitimacy. So that’s a non-starter for the dems.

Kidding aside, this piece should be read as the template for what we are going to see pumped out on a daily basis from the DNC/NBC/ABC/CNN/MSNBC party for the foreseeable future. Activate bull*** deflectors!


46 posted on 05/08/2014 5:44:22 AM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just want to know why there was a cover up.


47 posted on 05/08/2014 5:46:25 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: allendale
It would be a political disaster for the Democrats and a gift to the Republicans if they boycott the Benghazi hearings. Hope they do.

You are correct. They will not boycott this. They cannot boycott this if the committee has any real authority (and it does). They will have their monkeys on the committee throwing turds.

48 posted on 05/08/2014 5:51:14 AM PDT by BRL
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Daily Beast partisan media shill (PMS) Michael Tomasky ping.

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


49 posted on 05/08/2014 7:13:36 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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> I don’t care if the Republicans had accepted Pelosi’s conditions and then agreed to bake cookies with the likeness of Franklin Roosevelt on top.

It was nice of the shill to remind everyone of the quintessential Hillary Meme from the previous century — that instead of her making money from stock fraud, her critics wanted her to stay home and bake cookies.

I’m sure he did it by accident.


50 posted on 05/08/2014 7:15:29 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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