Fiasco: 15 days later, FBI still can’t gain access to Benghazi consulate

posted at 3:21 pm on September 27, 2012 by Allahpundit

I know you’ve already read a bunch of Libya posts today but you’re going to have to read a few more because this is indeed now a “major scandal,” from the lack of security at the consulate before the attack to the White House lies afterward about a “spontaneous” reaction to the Mohammed movie to the baffling failure of the FBI to get access to the consulate afterward. Two possibilities, neither one good for the administration. Either the FBI’s been frozen out by bureaucratic infighting or they can’t get access due to the Libyan government’s inability — or unwillingness — to secure the building for a few days of investigation. Whatever the answer, as veteran Robert Caruso said today on Twitter, it’s hard to have a law-enforcement approach to terrorism without law enforcement.

Former Bush advisor Fran Townsend says her sources are pointing to both explanations:

“They had difficulty, and we understand there was some bureaucratic infighting between the FBI and Justice Department on the one hand, and the State Department on the other, and so it took them longer than they would have liked to get into country. They’ve now gotten there. But they still are unable to get permission to go to Benghazi.”

FBI agents have made a request through the U.S. State Department for the crime scene to be secured, Townsend said, but that has not happened.

“The senior law enforcement official I spoke to said, ‘If we get there now, it’s not clear that it will be of any use to us,’” Townsend said.

The FBI team has conducted interviews of State Department and U.S. government personnel who were in Libya at the time of the attack, Townsend said, but the FBI’s request to directly question individuals who Libyan authorities have in custody was denied.

Former CIA analyst Bob Baer also thinks the Libyans are being uncooperative, and says he can’t remember a case where the FBI’s been barred from the scene of an attack since Iran 1979. Why the Libyan government would refuse to let the feds in to look around, I have no idea, but it’s highly suspicious given that they’re potentially risking U.S. foreign aid by refusing the request. The alternative explanation, that they want to let the feds in but simply can’t reliably secure the area with so many militias running around, is actually worse because it underscores just how perilous the situation was for Chris Stevens and the consulate without a serious American security detail. That’s what ABC says is happening: Benghazi’s just too dangerous for a U.S. government agency to be picking through the rubble, even though CNN and other media have found ways to gain access to the site. And yet, apparently, Stevens’s superiors decided he’d be better off with less security, not more. Huh.

I’ll leave you with this, from today’s Journal editorial: “Imagine the uproar if, barely a month before Election Day, the Bush Administration had responded to a terrorist strike—on Sept. 11 no less—in this fashion.”


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Obama is still awesome!

rob verdi on September 27, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Time to send Obama to Libya (tehehe)

MeatHeadinCA on September 27, 2012 at 3:24 PM

The September surprise that the media are covering up…

d1carter on September 27, 2012 at 3:25 PM

This is Smart Power?

kingsjester on September 27, 2012 at 3:26 PM

“Do you know the way to Benghazi?”
/Sung to the tune “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?”

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Very disturbing news.. Of course I have yet to see one mention of any of this on the MSM. They’ve been too busy touting the wonderful drop in new unemployment fillings..

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Either the FBI’s been frozen out by bureaucratic infighting or they can’t get access due to the Libyan government’s inability — or unwillingness — to secure the building for a few days of investigation

Allah, it’s neither. Bob Baer says our special ops can’t even get into the airport.

I’ve heard that this quick reaction force tried to get to the consulate but was attacked at the airport, Benghazi airport. This hasn’t been confirmed, but what’s happened in Libya is we’ve lost complete control of this.

And every investigation I’ve been involved in, whether assassination or blown-up embassy, there’s always been a local force or Marines to secure the site, otherwise the FBI can’t do its work. It just can’t. If it’s completely wrecked like it was in Benghazi, and I think the reason that the State Department is so sensitive about your finding the journal is because they’ve lost control.

Benghazi has been lost to AQ.

faraway on September 27, 2012 at 3:27 PM

I want that damned free phone…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2012 at 3:28 PM

Whatever the answer, as veteran Robert Caruso said today on Twitter, it’s hard to have a law-enforcement approach to terrorism without law enforcement.

I have it, on very, very, very good authority, that The Commie’s DOJ is, even as I type, pressing forward with tresspassing charges.

Extradition, awaits – assuming that the Arab Spring allows it.

OhEssYouCowboys on September 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM

“Imagine the uproar if, barely a month before Election Day, the Bush Administration had responded to a terrorist strike—on Sept. 11 no less—in this fashion.”

How about we just remember what happened to Jimmy Carter after his failed Operation Eagle claw, that doesn’t require any speculation at all.

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Why the Libyan government would refuse to let the feds in to look around, I have no idea,

because it is that video don’t ya know ?
Hussein+Hillary keep yapping about that video while the Libyan prez has been saying ” planned terrorist attacks” .
Why would he give access to feds since our government has no credibility ?

burrata on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Does this administration have any reason to pursue this urgently..?

d1carter on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

So is there any truth to the story that was floating around yesterday that we tried to send in rescue helicopters and we were attacked and lost two more soldiers?

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

…and free gas…and my mortgage paid for…and free cable tv…and a free computer with free w-fi…and free food…and some free Obama money…

and I want it right now!!!…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

If I was anal, which I’m not – I’d change that to trespassing.

But, I’m not anal.

OhEssYouCowboys on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

I don’t care about all this pesky Liberia stuff. Where’s my Obamaphone?

CookeyD on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Too bad this isn’t an election year…

Seven Percent Solution on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

This is what a fiasco looks like.

Give the hyperbole a rest, maybe?

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

If I was anal, which I’m not – I’d change that to trespassing.

But, I’m not anal.

OhEssYouCowboys on September 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

you really like that word….heh…

PatriotRider on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

FIASCO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

tommyhawk on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

An anonymous tip from a patriotic American:

The scene of the crime is a big white residence at 1600 Penna. Ave, Washington, DC.

The present resident can be booked on a charge of violating Article Three, Section Three of the United States Constitution.

turfmann on September 27, 2012 at 3:32 PM

So let me get this straight. The Obama Administration is stonewalling on answering questions about this because they claim the FBI is investigating the attack, correct? But the FBI actually isn’t investigating because they can’t gain access to the consulate? Do I have that right?

If so, then Occam’s Razor would tell me with this administration that they’re just trying to stall for another 40 days so this doesn’t harm Obama’s reelection chances. Don’t tell me they couldn’t secure that consulate if they really wanted to.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Benghazi has been lost to AQ.

faraway on September 27, 2012 at 3:27 PM

No no no …noooo….bin Laden is dead and GM is alive .
binBiden can’t be wrong !!

burrata on September 27, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Captain “Kick Ass” strikes again.

Nicole Coulter on September 27, 2012 at 3:33 PM

There seems to be some planning and coordination even here at HA…LOL.

d1carter on September 27, 2012 at 3:33 PM

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

tommyhawk on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

The new Axelrod talking points are in I see…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Just ask yourself one question.

Who benefits from delaying or preventing a full investigaton of this terrorist attack?

It really is that simple.

WisRich on September 27, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Was Reuters lying when they reported on the Marines helicopter rescue attempt..? Why?

d1carter on September 27, 2012 at 3:35 PM

I’ll leave you with this, from today’s Journal editorial: “Imagine the uproar if, barely a month before Election Day, the Bush Administration had responded to a terrorist strike—on Sept. 11 no less—in this fashion.”

*yawn*

- sesquipedalian
- verbaluce

gwelf on September 27, 2012 at 3:35 PM

This is what a fiasco looks like.

Give the hyperbole a rest, maybe?

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Still smarting cause you’re darling Preezy is a serial liar with blood on his hands?

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2012 at 3:35 PM

it’s hard to have a law-enforcement approach to terrorism without law enforcement.

It w/b schadenfreudig beyond imagination if Libya and Egypt would destroy these dreamers. The irony w/b thicker than molasses.

“Imagine the uproar if, barely a month before Election Day, the Bush Administration had responded to a terrorist strike—on Sept. 11 no less—in this fashion.”

Teflon is indignant. If the American people are such fools, they deserve the fools at the top.

Obama and Hillary lied
Peopel died.

Dante and the other trolls deny.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:35 PM

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Proving again what a light brain you possess.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Might as well bring the FBI boys home. Nothing to be seen or found there.

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Proving again what a light brain you possess.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Toy brains are very light.

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Leaving from Behind™

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Just ask yourself one question.

Who benefits from delaying or preventing a full investigaton of this terrorist attack?

WisRich on September 27, 2012 at 3:34 PM

Bush , Cheney and Halliburton ??

burrata on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Obama has managed to ‘fundamentally transform the nation’ all the way back to 1979… only now, ‘the situation in the middle east’… as the newscasters referred to it in 1979…is far worse, and far more widespread, than it ever was those 33 years ago.

If Obama was determined to best any former President, it certainly appears that the former President he selected was Carter. He’s certainly succeeded, perhaps even beyond his wildest dreams.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

This is what a fiasco looks like.

Give the hyperbole a rest, maybe?

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Fiasco

Fiasco…I hear dog whistles

OTTO on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Benghazi has been lost to AQ.

faraway on September 27, 2012 at 3:27 PM

Makes some of the reasoning for all the lies a bit clearer, now, eh?

a capella on September 27, 2012 at 3:38 PM

He’s certainly succeeded, perhaps even beyond his wildest dreams.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

And Jimmy “Killer Rabbit” Carter will forever be in his debt for it too…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:39 PM

“Who cares about Benghazi! I got a free Osama Obama phone!”

vityas on September 27, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Who lost China Libya?

JohnGalt23 on September 27, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Obama has managed to ‘fundamentally transform the nation’ all the way back to 1979… only now, ‘the situation in the middle east’… as the newscasters referred to it in 1979…is far worse, and far more widespread, than it ever was those 33 years ago.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Only our debt situation is far far worse. We have nationalized health care. Iran is about to get nukes. And there isn’t a kickass Star Wars sequel due out next year.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM

This is what a fiasco looks like.

Give the hyperbole a rest, maybe?

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

You’re very sensitive to “hyperbole”. Which is why, I’m sure, you roundly condemn all of the Mediscare hyperbole coming out of the Obama campaign?

But back on topic: One tortured and dead ambassador who had warned of a deteriorating security situation and riots across the middle east while the Obama administration has lied about it’s nature for over a week and is fumbling the response but this is no big deal?

You’re going to hold President Romney to the same standards?

gwelf on September 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Okay it’s been two weeks. What exactly would be left at the “crime” scene anyway?

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Give the hyperbole a rest, maybe?

verbaluce on September 27, 2012 at 3:31 PM

Insulting us-no matter how delicately, snide, left-handed, or otherwise–doesn’t change the facts of the matter at hand. The liberal concept of reality doesn’t change the Universe.

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Yeah, but Madonna will strip if we re-elect Obama!

The Rogue Tomato on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

“We don’t discuss foreign policy fiascos now” — Axelturd, the Adolph look-alike, and troll-mentor

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

OBillary Lied people Died.

Impeach these chimpostors.

SparkPlug on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Okay it’s been two weeks. What exactly would be left at the “crime” scene anyway?

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Obama’s skid marked tighty-whities? Opp’s wrong crime scene…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

BTW, anyone spoken to Chris Stevens’ family members? Does he have any? I imagine they’re probably as happy with the Obama Administration as the Terry family right about now.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

Remember the WH and the State Department will not answer any questions until the FBI investigation is complete…perfect!

d1carter on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

FIASCO?

Why do sane people produce numerous leaders who, pretty consistently, want to eviscerate us?

At least President Bush in Iraq wasn’t emboldening every crackpot from Algeria to Turkey with dreams of killing Americans without consequences.

You either bow to Islamic radicals or see that they respect you enough to let you stand in all your filth and evil.

Remember what I wrote about them seeing us as a bunch of degenerate Jerry Sandusky’s with money and power.

I like their people and society but you guys are going to have to adjust big time to insults and the destruction of Israel for the Obama Path to conclude.

IlikedAUH2O on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

It’s almost as if things have been badly bungled. But that can’t be true because we have the smartest woman in the world as Secretary of State and the most awesome president ever who has a special rapport with the muslims…so there must be some reason this is going so badly.

It’s Romney’s gaffes! If only he would have kept his mouth shut and not shot first and asked questions later, none of this would have happened!

He is the most evil person ever to have had the unmitigated gall to run for president.

Lily on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

Yeah, but Madonna will strip if we re-elect Obama!

The Rogue Tomato on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Man, aint that a hell of an incentive to vote for Romney… Just to keep her cloths on…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:43 PM

BTW, anyone spoken to Chris Stevens’ family members? Does he have any? I imagine they’re probably as happy with the Obama Administration as the Terry family right about now.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

I fill bad for them of course but I read they are big Libs and love Obama so they won’t rock the boat…

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Appears the trolls are here only to fight a holding action during full retreat. I don’t blame them. No ammo, no food, no place to hide.

a capella on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Why lead when you can vote present?

meci on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

In an alternate universe, GOP nominee Newt Gingrich is taking advantage of every opportunity to hammer Obama on the Libya fiasco.

Mark1971 on September 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

“Consulates and embassies are not the same thing. Thus, no scandal” – sexypedophile

Chuck Schick on September 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Obama has managed to ‘fundamentally transform the nation’ all the way back to 1979… only now, ‘the situation in the middle east’… as the newscasters referred to it in 1979…is far worse, and far more widespread, than it ever was those 33 years ago.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

Exactly. Because Barry Soetoro is a Carter Redux.

Libs never learn.

SparkPlug on September 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

How would the Romans or British have handled this?

If you want to be a “good” empire, you have to act like an empire first.

I’m trying to be Romney’s Sec. of Defense.

IlikedAUH2O on September 27, 2012 at 3:47 PM

I fill bad for them of course but I read they are big Libs and love Obama so they won’t rock the boat…

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

Are we sure about that? If this drags on any longer, they may start to get seriously PO’d about it. I may be a very conservative dude, but if some Republican politician tried to cover up the murder of one of my loved ones, they’d be in for a world of hurt.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:47 PM

Libyan president is blocking FBI. Otherwise, FBI will shuffle around for two days then announce there is no proof of terrorism or heavy weapons fire.

crash72 on September 27, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Exactly. Because Barry Soetoro is a Carter Redux.

Libs never learn.

SparkPlug on September 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Indeed, you and Jackie, with one exception. Carter lived long enough to see that Obama will be the worst president in history.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Just tell Barky whose ass he needs to kick and things will be sorted out in short order.

Bishop on September 27, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Obama has managed to ‘fundamentally transform the nation’ all the way back to 1979… only now, ‘the situation in the middle east’… as the newscasters referred to it in 1979…is far worse, and far more widespread, than it ever was those 33 years ago.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

We need to keep hammering this over and over and over until people start getting it. Obama=Carter..

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

If the Libyan government abdicated its responsiblity to protect our consulate, it seems we should have been able to send in the FBI with an expeditionary force to secure the scene immediately after the murders.

Perhaps if Obama administration had honestly assessed and reacted to the situation it could have been asking for Congress for the authorization to do so the next day instead of going on talk shows and apologizing for a dumb movie trailer.

MessesWithTexas on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Maybe the FBI should ask CNN how it got into the building?

nor on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

OT, or maybe not.

These are Obama’s constituents.

The land is inhabited by plankton.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

If we had a press corps that actually gave a damn about the truth, they’d be all over this.

This is a full blown coverup and white wash and the press is playing right along.

They ask a few glancing questions in order to check the box and say they’ve “covered it” and then they move on.

WisRich on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Appears the trolls are here only to fight a holding action during full retreat. I don’t blame them. No ammo, no food, no place to hide.

a capella on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

You’re better than me, I guess. I do blame them. Not only because of what they have done, but I aim at their very root: Who and they are.

The best time to finally smash an enemy is when he is retreating.

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Obama has managed to ‘fundamentally transform the nation’ all the way back to 1979… only now, ‘the situation in the middle east’… as the newscasters referred to it in 1979…is far worse, and far more widespread, than it ever was those 33 years ago.

thatsafactjack on September 27, 2012 at 3:37 PM

I’m glad I held on to my old Atari console; Defender and Frogger, here I come!

Bishop on September 27, 2012 at 3:50 PM

The FBI is unable to gain access due to Ann Romney’s plane window not opening.

News at 3PM/4PM/5PM/6PM/7PM/8PM/9PM/10PM on ABC/NBC/CBS/MSNBC/CNN.

Odie1941 on September 27, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Kinda O/T:

Check out the pics on DRUDGE right now.

It’s a wink-fest with O, Pootin, Hillary and Moochele.

Very funny!

;-)

Bruno Strozek on September 27, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Yeah, but Madonna will strip if we re-elect Obama!

The Rogue Tomato on September 27, 2012 at 3:41 PM

That right there is reason enough to vote for Romney…

climbnjump on September 27, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Let me understand this. So, the “peaceful people” of Libya and Benghazi are in full control of the region, we know this because “peaceful demonstrators” demolished militia and its offices a week ago, their government and “peaceful” citizens said that to the entire world.

And FBI has problems driving through the “peaceful” region devoid of militia.

Oh, OK. And our stupid Senate and LSM is showing us “peaceful” demonstrators holding PRINTED SIGNS in perfect English. Yep, its on TV so it must be true.

riddick on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

The land is inhabited by plankton.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Plankton’s lawyer has filed a restraining order and demanded an immediate apology or they will burn your Sushi down…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

You know, if the media had been doing their job all along, we would see this whole situation in a different light.

We would have understood from the beginning that the Obama administration was experimenting with inadequate security for its diplomatic missions in a nation that is infested with terrorists and doesn’t even have a central government. Instead of having to keep adjusting their idea about what’s going on, day after day, Americans would have been able to properly assess the gruesome assassination of our ambassador and three other Americans from the get-go.

When this story first broke, I think most people defaulted to the standard, Americans-abroad narrative about what must have happened. From last year, the Obama administration has put out no coherent narrative at all regarding Libya — and neither have the MSM. The latter’s weirdly slavish focus has been Obama; it has not been an analytical perspective on actual developments in Libya.

It’s as if events in Libya were an online game, on which someone had hit “pause” until the terror attack on 9/11 put it in motion again.

J.E. Dyer on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

BTW, anyone spoken to Chris Stevens’ family members? Does he have any? I imagine they’re probably as happy with the Obama Administration as the Terry family right about now.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

There was a report yesterday , which included an interview with his parents who live in Oakland CA. They seem to have accepted their son’s barbaric death and did not comment on the circumstances of his death in that report. Sounded like typical lefties ( sorry but it has to be said) , the ” cause” is more important .
http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/parents-remember-slain-libya-ambassador/nSNRC/

burrata on September 27, 2012 at 3:53 PM

Maybe the FBI should ask CNN how it got into the building?

nor on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

As if Erick Holder’s Department of Injustice really wants to know…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:53 PM

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

They sure overcame. MLK dies again in his grave.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:53 PM

You know, if the media had been doing their job all along,

J.E. Dyer on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Hint hint…

Gallup Poll: U.S. distrust in media hits new high, quick, someone call Captain Renualt.

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 3:55 PM

You know, if the media had been doing their job all along, we would see this whole situation in a different light.

J.E. Dyer on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

Not to worry. Once Romney is President, the media’s coffee break will be over.

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Maybe the FBI should ask CNN how it got into the building?

nor on September 27, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Notice cnn has clamed up about this after releasing some of the murdered Ambassadors diary… Wonder what else was in there?

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:55 PM

What the hell does the FBI know about investigating a war scene? Nothing. Add this to the one more distraction list of the Obama Administration.

DDay on September 27, 2012 at 3:55 PM

You know, if the media had been doing their job all along, we would see this whole situation in a different light.

J.E. Dyer on September 27, 2012 at 3:51 PM

If the media had been doing their job all along, there wouldn’t be a President Obama. And I hate to say it(well actually, no I don’t), but Chris Stevens would likely still be alive.

About the only good thing that would come out of an Obama 2nd term is watching the media try desperately to spin a nationwide depression, the destruction of our health care system, a nuclear Iran, and future preventable terrorist attacks that kill Americans.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:56 PM

I’m sure after month’s of digging through the rubble they will suddenly stumble upon a laptop that, after some very serious forensic science, that has several hundred views of Innocence of Muslims in it’s browser history.

Case Closed.

preallocated on September 27, 2012 at 3:58 PM

BTW, anyone spoken to Chris Stevens’ family members? Does he have any? I imagine they’re probably as happy with the Obama Administration as the Terry family right about now.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:42 PM

I fill bad for them of course but I read they are big Libs and love Obama so they won’t rock the boat…

sandee on September 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM

I sent emails to Hannety and others on Fox, just this past Saturday, asking them why is it that even Fox News has not spoken with families of every one who was murdered at the Benghazi Consulate and put them on TV to tell us what they feel and how they are coping. That was what, just 5+ days ago. No reply nor anything on Fox in response.

Tells you pretty much who and what runs Fox News these days. They give every rabid liberal azzhole plenty of time to spew their communist hatred for USA, but no time at all for the families of those who gave their lives for freedom and blind belief in our government’s will to protect them.

riddick on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

About the only good thing that would come out of an Obama 2nd term is watching the media try desperately to spin a nationwide depression, the destruction of our health care system, a nuclear Iran, and future preventable terrorist attacks that kill Americans.

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Sorry, but that wouldn’t be a good thing.

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

could have airlifted a paratrooper brigade there in under 72hrs. Taken Benghazi airport and the consulate area, held them as long as we cared to, evacuated anyone needed and killed anyone that stood against us, in the time it took the administration to repeat their lies.

rayra on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

The Washington Post and CNN are getting religion. It’s an interesting time.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

They are fighting internally over what the conclusion of the ‘FBI investigation’ will be. Isn’t this painfully obvious?

slickwillie2001 on September 27, 2012 at 4:00 PM

The Washington Post and CNN are getting religion.

Just for verbaluce – they are not Fox.

Schadenfreude on September 27, 2012 at 4:00 PM

Why the Libyan government would refuse to let the feds in to look around, I have no idea, but it’s highly suspicious given that they’re potentially risking U.S. foreign aid by refusing the request.

Because the difference between the attackers and the Libyan government is only a matter of degree and in many cases they are part of the same families, literally.

The alternative explanation, that they want to let the feds in but simply can’t reliably secure the area with so many militias running around…

That doesn’t explain this…

the FBI’s request to directly question individuals who Libyan authorities have in custody was denied.

sharrukin on September 27, 2012 at 4:01 PM

could have airlifted a paratrooper brigade there in under 72hrs. Taken Benghazi airport and the consulate area, held them as long as we cared to, evacuated anyone needed and killed anyone that stood against us, in the time it took the administration to repeat their lies.

rayra on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

But but but… That might have made the Muslims mad at us, and they might have rioted and burned stuff and stuff…

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Obama: “”Benghazi? I heard of that. Isn’t it in Morocco some place? I ain’t got time for no stinkin’ Benghazis, Netanyahus, GDP collapses, out of control oil prices and ambassadorial murders-I’ve got an important itinerary-golf and Jay-Z.”

MaiDee on September 27, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Tells you pretty much who and what runs Fox News these days. They give every rabid liberal azzhole plenty of time to spew their communist hatred for USA, but no time at all for the families of those who gave their lives for freedom and blind belief in our government’s will to protect them.

riddick on September 27, 2012 at 3:59 PM

We can’t depend on Fox News. The democratics’ favorite Nazi stooge George Soros and Van Jones and the Color of Change broke Fox News a couple of years ago with their successful advertising boycotts. Since then they are not much different than CNN. Take out two or three people like Hume and Hannity, and they become CNN.

slickwillie2001 on September 27, 2012 at 4:03 PM

the FBI’s request to directly question individuals who Libyan authorities have in custody was denied.

sharrukin on September 27, 2012 at 4:01 PM

Because there aren’t any “individuals in custody”. Should be obvious by now that Libyan government was part of the attack.

riddick on September 27, 2012 at 4:03 PM

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