Skip to comments.Derailing the GOP Jihad (Washington Post)
Posted on 01/19/2014 6:32:34 AM PST by Innovative
Driving the Republican jihad was a claim, first reported in October 2012 by Fox News, that CIA personnel had wanted to respond more quickly to the Benghazi attack but were ordered to "stand down," perhaps by political higher-ups. Although this claim was promptly rebutted by CIA officials, it was repeated by Fox at least 85 times, according to a review by the liberal advocacy group Media Matters. This barrage fueled Republican charges that the Democrats were engaging in a cover-up.
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The Left likes to control language and its meaning. Thus homosexual became gay. Liberal, which meant something different years ago, now is coopted, as is progressive. Jihad has a negative connotation so they’ve devalued it to use as a pejorative anti-Republican word. It also steals its real meaning and makes it impossible to describe a real jihadist with any sense of what that means. Now by using it thusly a jihadist will no longer be viewed as somebody who will kill innocent parade goers but it’s a man in a suit and tie who you don’t agree with.
The news media has distorted the truth and twisted words and meanings for years. Few people in this country ever heard of a “jihad” until a few years before 9-11. Like the Clinton’s did back in their hay day, throw it against the wall enough times and sooner or later it will stick. Nothing has changed.
Thanks for posting the direct link to the article as published in the WP — they don’t have the “jihad” in the title, but it’s in the article exactly the same way:
“Driving the Republican jihad was a claim, first reported in October 2012 by Fox News, that CIA personnel had wanted to respond more quickly to the Benghazi attack “....
An out and out lie. What fueled the Republican charge of cover up was watching the President of the United States and his Secretary of State trip over themselves to blame bizarrely an obscure video, while no member of the press corps even asked them where they had been during the fateful hours of the attack. This was on the heels of their glorifying their minute- to- minute control of the Osama bin Lasden raid.
Instead of banning the use of the word “Redskins”, the LIBiots at the Washington Pest should ban the garbage wrap (aka Washington Post) from being distributed anywhere.
“Like the Clintons did back in their hay day, throw it against the wall enough times and sooner or later it will stick.”
I know many otherwise intelligent people who parrot CNN or the Democratic party line with no regard to the countervailing and readily observable facts. Scary.
The Democrats control the senate and it is easy to ignore inconvenient facts. For instance. The 6th Fleet was monitoring the events in Benghazi from the beginning. The Commander had an intervention plan ready to execute within twenty minutes. He was ordered to stand down. Thus far that commander and other senior military have been silenced. The Democrat controlled Senate absolutely refused to investigate and was fully cooperating with the Obama administration to block meaningful inquiries.
That should pretty well bring the controversy to an end.
Everyone knows that no government official would lie to cover up government misconduct.
Especially in the Obama era with "the most transparent administration" ever.
And Boehner played right along by not appointing a select committee in the House.
Remember how the Leftist media eviscerated Mitt Romney for speaking about the massacre of our ambassador in Benghazi the morning after the attack? They screamed that he had no business commenting before The First Dictator had made a statement.
Of course, their hero was MIA, jetting off to Vegas to campaign, but Romney was supposed to shut up about the matter until Obumbles had time to think up a lie big enough to fit the occasion. So much for freedom of speech for anyone except the anointed ones on their side. They make a mockery of the Bill of Rights for everyone else.
When the Muzzies take over, they will behead all of the MSM, and Dimocrats in Sodom on the Potomac. They will do it on the Washington Mall and leave the heads on the ground.
Sigonella Naval Air Station is 470 miles from Bengazi. Maybe the media should realize that not everyone is as stupid as they would like us to be.
Oh, what am I thinking, the is the Washington Post. Anyone who questions any of the lies of the Obama Administration is either an Islamaphobe, a jihadist or both. There is no longer any honest or intelligent public debate in Washington. It is only name calling and lies.
“...s claim was promptly rebutted by CIA officials”
Well then, of course it must be false! What a laugh.
CIA and NSA have paraded people in front of congress to lie.
I went to your link. The comment section is hilarious!
an hour ago
Were there requests for more security - yes
Were these requests ignored - yes
Was the White House informed of the attack in sufficient time to send help - yes
Did they send it - No
Did people die - yes
Was there a lame story created to misdirect blame - yes
Was this story orchestrated at the highest levels - yes
Has the most transparent administration been forthcoming is access to Benghazi personnel - NO
This is evidence of malfeasance and incompetence of the highest order. But not for the press, evidently.
Apparently he has a hard time doing both jobs and separating fact from fiction.