Skip to comments.Memo to Journalists: Quote Hillary to Hillary: "It Is Our Job to Figure Out What Happened"
Posted on 05/31/2014 4:16:35 AM PDT by Kaslin
It is inaccurate to state that every single one of them was influenced by this hateful video."
This statement is part of Hillary's 36 page "fog of war" chapter on Benghazi in her forthcoming memoir, a chapter obtained at least in part by Politico's Maggie Haberman, and it appears to be indicative of how she filled those 36 pages without answering any of the crucial questions about the events of that night and the following day.
This line refers to the killers.
And this line is of course a straw man, easily recognized after the president's straw man Woodstock at West Point earlier this week. It is also "inaccurate to state" that the whereabouts and actions of the president, the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense that night are well known or even understood in general outline. That Hillary even bothers to spend time on the laughable "the video made them do it" argument tells us that the chapter is an exercise in space-filling, an effort to appear to be transparent and forthright about the most obvious, tragic failure of her trail of tears tenure at State. This chapter appears to be just another part of the ongoing refusal to come clean about what happened that night both in Benghazi and much more importantly for Hillary's future political ambitions in D.C.
I will not be a part of a political slugfest on the backs of dead Americans," Haberman quotes Clinton as writing. "Its just plain wrong, and its unworthy of our great country. Those who insist on politicizing the tragedy will have to do so without me.
This is a three-part lie: It is not "just plain wrong" to demand answers from those in charge that night, it is not "politicizing" to hold those people to account for their failures, and the investigation into Benghazi will indeed involve Clinton whether or not she agrees to be questioned about her collapse that night. This risible attempt at a "pre-emptive strike" on the subject will not work, not when the event it seeks to exile from the national debate involves the death of an ambassador and three other Americans at the hands of terrorists and not when her failure to anticipate the attack and her collapse in the face of it goes to her central claim of competency to be president.
When Hillary sits down with various journalists, they should all bear down on what did she know and when did she know it; what did she do and when did she do it --in the weeks and months before the attack and the night of the attack. They should press again and again --patiently and respectfully-- for detailed answers on chronology and specifics.
"It is our job to figure out what happened."
That is what then Secretary of State Clinton told Senator Ron Johnson immediately after her infamous "What difference at this point does it make?" outburst that defines her failure at State.
That is in fact the job of every journalist who gets to ask a question of the would-be president. None have dared tried yet, but eventually someone will, and if no one does, Hillary will ask for the country's votes without ever having given an account of her actions or her non-actions. Perhaps she can bluff, bluster and bully her way to the Oval Office but the country does not seem to be in the mood for another era of dodges, half-truths, and false outrage over being asked not only legitimate but absolutely essential questions.
Hillary's 36 page leak won't put out the fire and it won't stop the questions or the commentary. Only the detailed truth would do so, and given Hillary's adamant refusal to provide that, we can assume the truth is even more damaging than her continued stonewalling.
Two years later and we’re still figurin’
"It is inaccurate to state that every single one of them was influenced by this hateful video." ...And this line is of course a straw man, easily recognized after the president's straw man Woodstock at West Point earlier this week... That Hillary even bothers to spend time on the laughable "the video made them do it" argument tells us that the chapter is an exercise in space-filling, an effort to appear to be transparent and forthright about the most obvious, tragic failure of her trail of tears tenure at State. This chapter appears to be just another part of the ongoing refusal to come clean about what happened that night both in Benghazi and much more importantly for Hillary's future political ambitions in D.C.
The ‘journalists’ don’t seem to be figurin’ very hard.
The not-Hillary slogan for her presidential campaign: “She’s just plain wrong, and is
unworthy of our great country.”
So Hill went on TV---all decked out in virginal pearls---
and blamed Billy's B/J on the "VRWC."
For sure CBS will give Hill ample airtime so that she emerges pure and virginal for 2016. CBS will suckup and give her 2-3 segments to explain away Benghazi.....the word "Republicans" is already forming on those virginal lips.
Who can forget Obama and Hillary's love fest on CBS' 60 Minutes?
Obomba hustled Hillary on 60 Minutes to gaze in adoration,
after Hill's arrogant dismissal of the Benghazi massacre before
Congress. I thought sure Obama was gonna give 'er a B/J on
broadcast tv....he was THAT grateful.
Yoo hoo, Hillary--time for you, Bill, and Chelsea to join hands and sing "Kumbaya."
1. She's too old
2. Bubba's knee jerkin' years.
3. She's very sick
4. Benghazi is a curse she can't escape
5. Bubba's no longer black
Now the issue of Hillary's blood clot resulting in brain damage has been raised......but we need more details.
<><> Is she having blackouts?
<><> Did she suffer a brain aneurysm?
<><> Did she have an aneurysm removed?
<><> Did she become comatose?
<><> Did she go to any neurological centers?
<><> Was she in rehab?
Even with months of rehabilitation, victims of aneurisms can't
hold a thought for more than 20 seconds, according to experts in the field.
Hillary makes it to the top----almost.
Blood Clots in the Brain---Blood clots in the brain are frequently caused by injury to the vessels in this area. Symptoms of blood clots include speaking difficulties, dizziness, lack of coordination, headaches, etc......
Causes of Blood Clots in the Brain---- Head injuries or trauma to the brain, head and neck can cause these clots to form in the brain. Blood clots in the brain are caused when bleeding occurs between the skull and the brain. The body will form a clot to stop the bleeding, which will put pressure on the surrounding brain tissue. Trauma to the head can also cause blood clots formed outside of the brain to break loose and become lodged in the brain, which can cause an ischemic stroke.
Travelling clots from other parts of the body will travel to a blood vessel that leads to the brain, causing a blockage that can lead to an embolic stroke or cerebral embolism. These travelling clots are more likely to cause damage to other parts of the body before they reach the brain.
Symptoms of Blood Clots in the Brain---There are a variety of symptoms one may experience when having blood clots in brain, ranging from headaches to difficulty speaking, depression and Ischemic Attack.
Headaches- Headaches associated with a blood clot will normally be found on one side of the head. These can be worsened by coughing or sneezing and can impair head movement or physical activity over time.
Speaking Difficulties- You may begin to slur your words or have difficulty speaking. This is especially prominent if you have a clot on the left side of the brain. Confusion- It may feel as though it takes longer to think, or your thinking capacity is not where it should be. You may feel confused or feel as though it takes longer than usual to understand things.
Changes in Personality- A blood clot can cause your personality to become altered from its usual state. You may suddenly feel very manic or normally energetic people can feel subdued.
Dizziness- Bouts of dizziness may occur from time to time. This may be accompanied by temporary blindness. Depression- Those who suddenly develop depression are frequently checked for blood clots in the brain to ensure that all portions of the brain are getting the right amount of oxygen.
Loss of Coordination- You may find yourself unable to move with the same level of coordination that you are used to. The ability to transfer objects from one hand to the other may be especially affected.
Seizures- Seizures caused by a blood clot can last up to two minutes. Seizures that last longer may be a sign of a more serious condition.
Paralysis- One side of your body may suddenly become paralyzed if you are suffering from a blood clot. The arm, leg and face will be especially affected by this. Ischemic Attack- This is also known as a "mini-stroke," which will cause dysfunction on one side of the body. If this condition escalates it can become a full stroke.
Hillary and her minions see that corner they are getting backed into. The can cannot be kicked down the road much farther.
A major talking point in the cover up has been to question the motives of the questioners. Their mouths never open unless “partisan / political” is declared.
I really would like to see Gowdy, or someone with a platform, take that on and burn it down. Once again, we allow the Left to co-opt the language. Partisan is not a bad thing.
If any one is pinning hopes for the truth on American journalist after the way they let zer0 skate thru the last 6 years untouched they will be very disappointed.
I fully expect them to attack anyone who dares to question her. I expect them to attack the canadates who dare to challenge her and anyone who isn’t expecting this isn’t prepared for the battle that is to come.
This is going to be a real nasty one, it might be the last one for the country as we now know it.
Hillary at the Punta Cana Resort in the Dominican Republic (courtesy of jonrick46)
Photo Source: Free Republic thread 12/29/12 Hillary Clinton too sick to testify on Benghazi, not too sick to party
Hillary knows ht the Benghazi probe i going to be a big problem for her. This is her pre-emptive strike...the problem is that when it fizzles..she’s got nothing left..
"Four Americans dead. On my watch. I'm in deep doo-doo.
"Dam, Bill better dream up something to cover my ***.
"I wish this fathead would shut-up so I can think. "
Chris Matthews: Come To Think Of It, What The Heck WAS Hillary Doing During Benghazi Attack And Aftermath??
Two years later and democrats are still lyin' their asses off...
She is a classic by-the-book narcissist. Amazing.
An yet another islamist murderer checks in.