Hillary Clinton: You know, AQ might have had something to do with that consulate sacking after all

posted at 9:21 am on September 27, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Another day, another step in the Obama administration’s narrative collapse.  Last night, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the highest-ranking administration official to admit that the fairy tale of a “spontaneous” protest that “spun out of control” in Benghazi was untrue.  Instead, Clinton went so far as to suggest that al-Qaeda had succeeded in striking an American diplomatic mission for the first time since the twin embassy bombings in 1998, while her husband was President:

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday suggested there was a link between the Qaeda franchise in North Africa and the attack at the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the American ambassador and three others. She was the highest-ranking Obama administration official to publicly make the connection, and her comments intensified what is becoming a fiercely partisan fight over whether the attack could have been prevented. …

Her remarks added to the administration’s evolving and at times muddled explanation of what happened on the evening of Sept. 11 and into the next morning. Republicans in Congress have accused President Obama of playing down possible terrorist involvement in the midst of a re-election campaign in which killing Osama bin Laden and crippling Al Qaeda are cited as major achievements. …

A senior administration official said that Mrs. Clinton intended to underscore the rising threat that the Qaeda affiliate and other extremist organizations pose to the emerging democratic governments in countries like Tunisia and Libya, adding that the group clearly intended to make contact with extremists in Benghazi and elsewhere. The final determination of the group’s role, the official said, would await the investigation by the F.B.I.

Mrs. Clinton has also ordered a review of diplomatic security that is being led by Thomas R. Pickering, a veteran diplomat and former undersecretary of state.

If that seems a bit like locking the barn door after the horse has bolted, you’re not alone.  The Wall Street Journal rips the Obama administration for its lax approach to security in Benghazi, which has long been an area where radical Islamist terror networks have operated.  Barack Obama’s decision to depose Moammar Qaddafi without any boots on the ground made that situation worse.  Yet, even with all that known and red flags being raised repeatedly about security, the Obama White House — and especially Clinton, who had responsibility for diplomatic security — failed to act:

On Friday, our WSJ colleagues showed that starting in spring, U.S. intelligence had been worried about radical militias in eastern Libya. These armed groups helped topple Moammar Ghadhafi last year but weren’t demobilized as a new government has slowly found its legs. As we’ve noted since last winter, the waning of American and European interest in Libya could have dangerous consequences.

Deteriorating security was no secret. On April 10, for example, an explosive device was thrown at a convoy carrying U.N. envoy Ian Martin. On June 6, an improvised explosive device exploded outside the U.S. consulate. In late August, State warned American citizens who were planning to travel to Libya about the threat of assassinations and car bombings.

Despite all this, U.S. diplomatic missions had minimal security. Officials told the Journal that the Administration put too much faith in weak Libyan police and military forces. The night of the Benghazi attack, four lightly armed Libyans and five American security offices were on duty. The complex lacked smoke-protection masks and fire extinguishers. Neither the consulate in Benghazi nor the embassy in Tripoli were guarded by U.S. Marines, whose deployment to Libya wasn’t a priority.

What about the media?  After all, Obama and Clinton sent UN Ambassador Susan Rice out to five Sunday talk shows on September 16th to flat-out lie and claim that the sacking came from a protest over a YouTube video that “spun out of control.”  The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler casts a critical eye on what he calls “a red herring” and the failed effort by the Obama administration to avoid having to admit that al-Qaeda has succeeded in a terrorist attack against the US:

For political reasons, it certainly was in the White House’s interests to not portray the attack as a terrorist incident, especially one that took place on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Instead the administration kept the focus on what was ultimately a red herring — anger in the Arab world over anti-Muslim video posted on You Tube. With key phrases and message discipline, the administration was able to conflate an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Egypt — which apparently was prompted by the video — with the deadly assault in Benghazi.

Officials were also able to dismiss pointed questions by referring to an ongoing investigation.

Ultimately, when the head of the National Counterterrorism Center was asked pointblank on Capitol Hill whether it was a an act of terror — and he agreed — the administration talking points began to shift. (Tough news reporting — as well as statements by Libya’s president — also played a role.) Yet President Obama himself resisted using the “t” word, even as late as Tuesday, while keeping the focus on the video in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly.

“Tough news reporting”?  Er, not really.  In fact, it took a town-hall audience to finally ask Obama a tough question about the attack, as Kessler notes with the transcript from Obama’s 9/20 Univision appearance:

OBAMA: “What we’ve seen over the last week, week and a half, is something that actually we’ve seen in the past, where there is an offensive video or cartoon directed at the prophet Muhammad. And this is obviously something that then is used as an excuse by some to carry out inexcusable violent acts directed at Westerners or Americans.

“And my number-one priority is always to keep our diplomats safe and to keep our embassies safe. And so when the initial events happened in Cairo and all across the region, we worked with Secretary Clinton to redouble our security and to send a message to the leaders of these countries, essentially saying, although we had nothing to do with the video, we find it offensive, it’s not representative of America’s views, how we treat each other with respect when it comes to their religious beliefs, but we will not tolerate violence.”

QUESTION: “We have reports that the White House said today that the attacks in Libya were a terrorist attack. Do you have information indicating that it was Iran, or al-Qaeda was behind organizing the protests?”

OBAMA:  “Well, we’re still doing an investigation, and there are going to be different circumstances in different countries. And so I don’t want to speak to something until we have all the information. What we do know is that the natural protests that arose because of the outrage over the video were used as an excuse by extremists to see if they can also directly harm U.S. interests.”

We have seen precious little “tough news reporting” on this story, at least so far.  None of the Sunday talk shows on which Rice spun her don’t-blame-us-it-was-the-video fantasy demanded a White House explanation for her now-obvious untruths.  When CNN reported from a journal it found at the still-unsecured “crime” scene in Benghazi, their fellow journalists didn’t demand answers from Hillary on Stevens’ security fears — they ripped their colleagues at the network for reporting on them at all.  What we need — and in fairness, what at least Kessler is trying to provide — is a lot more toughness from these media buttercups.


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Impeachable offense.

The Count on September 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Hey, Ed. Why did you use a screenshot from the movie Brazil for the picture on this thread?

http://www.tiemposfuturos.com/Imagenes/brazil_4.jpg

Doughboy on September 27, 2012 at 9:23 AM

Doh!

belad on September 27, 2012 at 9:24 AM

Impeachable offense.

The Count on September 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM

Tend to agree. I’ve never seem this level of incompetence in an administration, in my entire lifetime.

hawkdriver on September 27, 2012 at 9:24 AM

Ed, have mercy. Now we have to look at that picture for a good week and a half!

Droopy on September 27, 2012 at 9:25 AM

I swear, these people are subjecting themselves to the old drip, drip, drip water tourture.
The crazy thing is, that not much has changed since the first 24 hours after the attack.

Jabberwock on September 27, 2012 at 9:27 AM

That is one hideous picture.

22044 on September 27, 2012 at 9:28 AM

I’m with droopy.

earlgrey133 on September 27, 2012 at 9:28 AM

Have another gimlet, Hill……..

tommyboy on September 27, 2012 at 9:29 AM

I thought Drudge was great yesterday. Get a look at today’s pics. Too funny!

txhsmom on September 27, 2012 at 9:30 AM

Ed, have mercy. Now we have to look at that picture for a good week and a half!

Droopy on September 27, 2012 at 9:25 AM

You didn’t see the one on Drudge, huh ? That one is bad.
By the way, on Drudge, Hills, Obama, Putin and Michelle ALL winking at us.

Jabberwock on September 27, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Shrillary channeling her inner Emily Latella

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 27, 2012 at 9:31 AM

You didn’t see the one on Drudge, huh ? That one is bad.
By the way, on Drudge, Hills, Obama, Putin and Michelle ALL winking at us.

Jabberwock on September 27, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Yup.

The joke’s on us, I guess.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 27, 2012 at 9:32 AM

It’s both sad and infuriating that, even when an outlet like the Washington Post does a story admitting that the Obama Administration lied about the consulate attack’s root causes (or anything else this administration has lied about), the attitude isn’t outrage and a determination to find out the full details. The tone that comes across is “Well, they certainly pulled the wool over our eyes,” and then it’s time to move onto the next story.

World affairs and politics are not the NFL — it’s not as if there’s nothing the press can do about the Obama White House lying about the reasons for the attacks after the fact, like the Packers can’t do anything about that awful call in Seattle on Monday night. They can still hold the administration accountable not only on why they lied, but why they were unprepared for any attacks on the 9/11 anniversary, despite their own ambassador’s concerns. But if any of those questions are pushed strongly, it’s not going to be until Nov. 7 because of what they might do to sidetrack The Cause.

jon1979 on September 27, 2012 at 9:32 AM

So how bout another post about polls, trolls?

itsspideyman on September 27, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Gaaaaaaa! That picture! Curdled the cream in my coffee. Look, we all know this female is totally incompetent and lacks any real world experience to have been handed this job. It was political payback for stepping aside for the Won and keeping her mouth and BJs shut. We have had no one other than out military watching our backs for almost 4 years. They have done a fantastic job keeping the country safe.

Kissmygrits on September 27, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Officials told the Journal that the Administration put too much faith in weak Libyan police and military forces.

A fault that rests at the top.

Well, we’re still doing an investigation, and there are going to be different circumstances in different countries. And so I don’t want to speak to something until we have all the information.

B.S. This is after you specifically had Amb. Rice go on 5 different Sunday talk shows — which itself is remarkable and says it is a coordinated White House effort — and claim otherwise. She was speaking for you.

rbj on September 27, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Totally disgusting the actions or rather the inactions and total lack of any credible truth coming from this administration.

I am disgusted with everything this admin stands for.

TIME TO GO!!

YOU’RE FIRED!!

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Only apparent to Hillary and some of Team Obama that it was AQ after national polling showed that most informed Americans were not buying in to that spontaneous protest garbage…and it took at least two weeks of polling to find the trend.

Haven’t been a big advocate of arresting wholesale, detaining and prosecuting members of previous Administrations before….but, in light of the past nearly three years…maybe the next Administration should do exactly that.

This sort of incompetency cannot be mere happenstance…it all had to be preplanned, with malice, a criminal conspiracy of huge magnitude.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

Obama lied, diplomats died.

Bitter Clinger on September 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

no shiz Sherlock!!!

Zaggs on September 27, 2012 at 9:35 AM

Just bumps in the road..

Huh Hillary?

Electrongod on September 27, 2012 at 9:35 AM

And…that picture.

Jeezusonabicycle…now we can understand why Bill thought Monica was such a catch.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Hillary Clinton: You know, AQ might have had something to do with that consulate sacking after all

Yea…like this administration has any idea what al-qaeda is doing…

…they still think “The Taliban is not our Enemy”……

Baxter Greene on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Rogerb, this is where you step in to provide historical insight on this debacle from sesquireptilian.

Bishop on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

OT: I could not get into the QOTD last night to comment, every time I tried I got a ‘scripting error’ box it locked me out and I couldn’t get rid of it…and I had to reboot, anyone else have that happen to them?

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Liberal women are so damn ugly. I think the only hottie amongst them is Kirsten Powers.

wildcat72 on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

They Lied.

And the sun rises in the East.

Payback in T-minus 40 days.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Jeezusonabicycle…now we can understand why Bill thought Monica was such a catch.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Paper bags are making a comeback…

Electrongod on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

LOVE that picture!
Just in time for Halloween!

Dexter_Alarius on September 27, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Lying liars who lie. Speaking of sackings, this clown car of an administration needs to be sacked.

Philly on September 27, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Meanwhile……………………………..

Victoria Nuland
Spokesperson
Daily Press Briefing
Washington, DC
September 20, 2012
******************

TRANSCRIPT:

11:45 a.m. EDT
***************

MS. NULAND: All right. Afternoon, everybody. I have a couple of things at the top. Apologies for being early today and for just gaggling. We have a busy day, as you know, moving forward, so we wanted to get out early. And the Secretary, as you know, has a press conference with the Indonesian Foreign Minister at 1:00, so we needed to get clear for her.

QUESTION: I want to go back to the deaths.

There’s some reporting now that apparently Stevens was telling at least one person
*****************

in the months before last week that he thought he was on an al-Qaida hit list.
******************

Is there any truth to that, and how does that rumor – if it is indeed a rumor –
****************

how does that inform

what is being done to protect diplomatic personnel worldwide?
**************************************************************

MS. NULAND: Well, Roz, I don’t have any information to that effect. Certainly, if there were information in intelligence channels with regard to our assessment of those kinds of things, we wouldn’t be talking about them here.

QUESTION: Well, except for the fact that you said that there was no – the threat stream was not – there wasn’t anything significant.

MS. NULAND: I’ve talked – we’ve talked about this –

QUESTION: So I think the question goes that. That still stands, right?

MS. NULAND: We don’t have anything new with regard to that. And as you know, we also had a NCTC brief, open session yesterday, and I would refer you to that in terms of the intelligence community’s latest assessment.

Please.

QUESTION: Can we change topics?
(MORE…)
=========

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2012/09/197999.htm

canopfor on September 27, 2012 at 9:39 AM

Do you guys think the media is going to get around to talking about this newest problem for the Obama ca-SQUIRREL

Red Cloud on September 27, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Really bad Botox job.
Would you want to wake up next to that?

dirtengineer on September 27, 2012 at 9:43 AM

Last night, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the highest-ranking administration official to admit that the fairy tale of a “spontaneous” protest that “spun out of control” in Benghazi was untrue.

…what does it say about our leadership when the Shira supporting leader of Libya is more straight forward and honest than our own.

Everything the Obama administration touches ends in failure and dead bodies.

Baxter Greene on September 27, 2012 at 9:44 AM

I blame the media

If this happened under bush part 10,523

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:45 AM

Wow.

I guess it is true that one does get the looks one deserves.

Joe Mama on September 27, 2012 at 9:49 AM

OT: I could not get into the QOTD last night to comment, every time I tried I got a ‘scripting error’ box it locked me out and I couldn’t get rid of it…and I had to reboot, anyone else have that happen to them?

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Do you have the HotGas QOTD user-widget installed? If not then contact Ed and he can send it to you for installing on your computer.

Bishop on September 27, 2012 at 9:49 AM

Happened to me this am scrumpy

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:50 AM

Just try and stay out of my way. Just try! I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too!

phreshone on September 27, 2012 at 9:51 AM

Good God! Hillary is turning into Roseanne!!

crazy_legs on September 27, 2012 at 9:52 AM

Bishop on September 27, 2012 at 9:49 AM
Seriously? I have to get a widget from Ed? O-o…

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:50 AM
What did you do to get rid of it?

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Good linky Canopfor

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:53 AM

Note to Ed.

Dude. The picture.

Really?

My breakfast.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 27, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Victoria Nuland
Spokesperson
Daily Press Briefing
Washington, DC
September 13, 2012
******************

TRANSCRIPT:
1:29 p.m. EDT
**************

QUESTION: Can you – just to begin, yesterday on the conference call, an official suggested that a lot of the information was preliminary and it could change. So the first thing I would like to know if there is anything in the timeline that was offered to us yesterday – if there’s anything to add to that or if there’s anything significantly different about what we were told yesterday.

QUESTION: So as far – okay. But as far as you know right now, everything that was in that timeline, including the specifics about there only being three people inside when the – and getting separated and all of that, and you don’t have any more clarity on exactly when Ambassador Stevens died, i.e., at the compound or then later at the hospital – it was unclear yesterday – there’s no new information (inaudible)?
(More….)
===========

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2012/09/197729.htm

Daily Press Briefings
September 2012
**************

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/index.htm

canopfor on September 27, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Couldn’t you have skipped that picture of her. I just lost my breakfast…..

crosshugger on September 27, 2012 at 9:55 AM

I kept selecting No on the error window until it went away

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:55 AM

OT: please click on my name, think you guys will LUV the blog I found…it’s hilarious!!

Or go to Manhattan Infidel… either way… his take on Madonna is funny as all get up and down!!

Beware, do not drink anything! You will damage your pc’s ;-)

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Good linky Canopfor

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 9:53 AM

cmsinaz:

I can’t believe,the State Department posts this stuff,
and reading the Q@A,man,what a clusterfark!:)

canopfor on September 27, 2012 at 9:57 AM

Thanks cmsinaz! I didn’t have patience for that lol… will do next time tho… :-) if it happens again…

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:57 AM

My fav canadian is on the ball again!! Thanks for the great linkys!! :-)

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM

Gosh, that must be why she’s so brainy smart, and is the SoS an’ stuff, because, like, that never even occured to me.

Don’t know ’bout’ch’y’all, but that’s just genius.

/

Bob's Kid on September 27, 2012 at 9:59 AM

Note to Ed.

Dude. The picture.

Really?

My breakfast.

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on September 27, 2012 at 9:54 AM

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse:

The image,it appears,HilRod swollowed something
thats not agreeing with her!
(sarc)

canopfor on September 27, 2012 at 9:59 AM

I am hoping that HA will pick you up Canopfor and place you in the Green Room!!

You are a news hound!! Woof woof!! ;-)

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:59 AM

What about the media? After all, Obama and Clinton sent UN Ambassador Susan Rice out to five Sunday talk shows on September 16th to flat-out lie and claim that the sacking came from a protest over a YouTube video that “spun out of control.”

Obama’s media will never use the L word. Even our media is afraid to use the L word. Britt Hume – who I like – assiduously avoided using it last night.

After all, Obama and Clinton sent UN Ambassador Susan Rice out to five Sunday talk shows on September 16th to flat-out lie

This statement needs to be repeated over and over until it sinks in – at least among the majority of voters.

Basilsbest on September 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM

My fav canadian is on the ball again!! Thanks for the great linkys!! :-)

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM

Scrumpy:Where Information Marching,ahem,Forward!:)

canopfor on September 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM

What great leadership and fantastic foreign policy coming from Sgt. Barack:


From video to terrorist attack: a definitive timeline of administration statements on the Libya attack

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/from-video-to-terrorist-attack-a-definitive-timeline-of-administration-statements-on-the-libya-attack/2012/09/26/86105782-0826-11e2-afff-d6c7f20a83bf_blog.html

For political reasons, it certainly was in the White House’s interests to not portray the attack as a terrorist incident, especially one that took place on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Instead the administration kept the focus on what was ultimately a red herring — anger in the Arab world over anti-Muslim video posted on You Tube.

……love that Open and Honest government coming from Mr. “Hope and Change”..

Baxter Greene on September 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM

Hillary! looks like she should be handing out apples in the Black Forest.

Cicero43 on September 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM

Hillary Clinton: You know, AQ might have had something to do with that consulate sacking after all

Hindsight: You know, HRC might have had something to do with Vince Foster’s “suicide” after all

M240H on September 27, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Impeachable offense.

The Count on September 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM
Tend to agree. I’ve never seem this level of incompetence in an administration, in my entire lifetime.

hawkdriver on September 27, 2012 at 9:24 AM

…and the free press in this country seems to have no problem with any of this!

KOOLAID2 on September 27, 2012 at 10:04 AM

Hillary! looks like she should be handing out apples in the Black Forest.

Cicero43 on September 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM

That’s funny right there.

M240H on September 27, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Indeed Canopfor :)

Anytime scrumpy :)

cmsinaz on September 27, 2012 at 10:05 AM

If that seems a bit like locking the barn door after the horse has bolted, you’re not alone. The Wall Street Journal rips the Obama administration for its lax approach to security in Benghazi, which has long been an area where radical Islamist terror networks have operated. Barack Obama’s decision to depose Moammar Qaddafi without any boots on the ground made that situation worse. Yet, even with all that known and red flags being raised repeatedly about security, the Obama White House — and especially Clinton, who had responsibility for diplomatic security — failed to act:

Obama’s Operation Eagle Claw.

Why haven’t you heard anything about this in the Fifth Column Treasonous Media? I’ll let “A Few Good Men” Colonel Jessup answer that for you.

Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee:”Did you order the code red?!”

Colonel Jessup: “YOU’RE GODDAMN RIGHT I DID!!”

SWalker on September 27, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Resign now and salvage any honor you have left

diogenes on September 27, 2012 at 10:06 AM

I think the only hottie amongst them is Kirsten Powers.

wildcat72 on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

The thought of her dating the Weiner makes her not much of a hottie in my mind.

txsurveyor on September 27, 2012 at 10:07 AM

My fav canadian is on the ball again!! Thanks for the great linkys!! :-)

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:58 AM

…I don’t need to go to the newspaper anymore canopfor and others bring me the news all the time!

KOOLAID2 on September 27, 2012 at 10:08 AM

…was that a picture of a goat?

KOOLAID2 on September 27, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Nixon was hounded to death by the media for trying to cover up a break in where no one was beaten, sodomized, and murdered.

But for Obama vs an event of this scope, the MSM are, “Hey, Romney spoke out of turn. And there’s something fishy about his tax returns. Let’s lead with that!”

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Both Bill and Hillary have been clueless on Al Queda.

And where is Mr Empty Chair?
Campaigning and Dodging

Frack them all.

SmallGovtGuy on September 27, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Bret Baier is reporting that the regime classified the Benghazi Consulate attack as terrorism immediately in order to activate the proper response. These flukers have been lying about it since 3:01 AM on September 12th. Sixteen days ago.

Hillary’s inner core of ugly is really starting to seep through, eh? Ooof!

Naturally Curly on September 27, 2012 at 10:11 AM

With a second term, Obama will turn the keys to the WH over to the Muslim Brotherhood and AQ, stand along Air Force One before heading to Hawaii, and wave with a banner in the background reading “Mission Accomplished.”

BuckeyeSam on September 27, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Neither the consulate in Benghazi nor the embassy in Tripoli were guarded by U.S. Marines, whose deployment to Libya wasn’t a priority.

From one standpoint, this is probably a good thing. Given the outrageous ROE’s imposed on embassy personnel, having marine guards would have resulted in the deaths of more of our nation’s best.

From a realistic standpoint, this is absolutely criminal negligence. Who would have not seen that of all places, this consulate was most in need of serious security. That “wasn’t a priority” comment is chilling. This administration is horribly negligent. … and the career State Department employees should have seen this coming and done something. It’s been said that State has been populated by career leftists for years, so they probably were fully on board with the kinder, gentler US approach Jugears brought to the table. Think this might wake some of them up? /me neither

AZfederalist on September 27, 2012 at 10:18 AM

OT: I could not get into the QOTD last night to comment, every time I tried I got a ‘scripting error’ box it locked me out and I couldn’t get rid of it…and I had to reboot, anyone else have that happen to them?

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

Happens to me frequently when I use the Explorer browser (which sucks). Try using a different one. I never have a problem with Google’s Chrome.

AZCoyote on September 27, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Nixon was hounded to death by the media for trying to cover up a break in where no one was beaten, sodomized, and murdered.

But for Obama vs an event of this scope, the MSM are, “Hey, Romney spoke out of turn. And there’s something fishy about his tax returns. Let’s lead with that!”

Liam on September 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Media wants dictatorship.

the_nile on September 27, 2012 at 10:19 AM

That Drudge page is somethin’ else.

workingclass artist on September 27, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Is this The Picture of Dorian Grey?

itsspideyman on September 27, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Media wants dictatorship.

the_nile on September 27, 2012 at 10:19 AM

Job security delusion.

Bread & Circuses

workingclass artist on September 27, 2012 at 10:21 AM

“These were NOT the drones we were looking for. However it appears they may in fact have been the drones we were looking for.” Suddenly the mohamad youtube vid doesn’t look all that infantile.
Remember the famous clip of Bush reading a children’s book to children? This administration leads as though they think they’re reading a children’s book to us and we can barely understand it. How dangerous is their stupid to the safety of this nation?

onomo on September 27, 2012 at 10:21 AM

Kirsten Powers Weiner….
See…It just sounds right.
Breakfast launch

dirtengineer on September 27, 2012 at 10:23 AM

That picture is just nasty.

It seems “ugly on the inside” just bubbled to the surface.

1921 C DRUM on September 27, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Hillary! looks like she should be handing out apples in the Black Forest.

Cicero43 on September 27, 2012 at 10:01 AM

She looks like she’s hitting the sauce pretty heavily

workingclass artist on September 27, 2012 at 10:28 AM

I think I have found a good way to lose weight. Just put that pic of Hillary on your dinner table. You will not be able to eat a bite.

logicman_1998 on September 27, 2012 at 10:28 AM

AZfederalist on September 27, 2012 at 10:18 AM

We have a Marine Security Detachment at our Consulate in Munich, a hotbed of Roman Catholicism amongst the war-mongering German peoples.

None in Tripoli (nor Benghazi.)

If only all of our consulates, embassies and legations were set up strictly in those nations under the power of the religion of peace, we’d be soooo much safer.

Outsourcing to a civilian UK-owned private security company on the part of Hillary’s State Department was certainly smart power.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 10:29 AM

Tend to agree. I’ve never seem this level of incompetence in an administration, in my entire lifetime.

[hawkdriver on September 27, 2012 at 9:24 AM]

Me too, but it’s not the incompetence, it’s the gd lying that ought to do it. Never in my lifetime have I seen such wholesale lying, having to do not with politics but with foreign diplomacy and security.

It seems as though every last person in this administration have no respect whatsoever for the people they serve and I can hear them laughing about it at the end of each and every day.

Dusty on September 27, 2012 at 10:38 AM

OT: I could not get into the QOTD last night to comment, every time I tried I got a ‘scripting error’ box it locked me out and I couldn’t get rid of it…and I had to reboot, anyone else have that happen to them?

Scrumpy on September 27, 2012 at 9:38 AM

The same happened to me. I kept hitting the “Yes” button about six or seven times until the box disappeared. My security runs continuously to catch mischief, and I ran a malware check, too, but nothing was showing up at my end. The link at the bottom of that “scripting error” message was a foreign-language source.

onlineanalyst on September 27, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Good God! Hillary is turning into Roseanne!!

crazy_legs on September 27, 2012 at 9:52 AM

Yes! That pic looks just like Roseanne, saw her the other night on Hannity. She’s running for President too dontcha know.

Brat on September 27, 2012 at 10:39 AM

now we can understand why Bill thought Monica was such a catch.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

… and Genifer Flowers and Juanita Broaddrick, and so on. Bill never did have good eyes.

AZfederalist on September 27, 2012 at 10:42 AM

We have seen precious little “tough news reporting” on this story, at least so far.

Well it’s pretty hard to do “investigative reporting” while your busy humping Barry’s leg.

GarandFan on September 27, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Only apparent to Hillary and some of Team Obama that it was AQ after national polling showed that most informed Americans were not buying in to that spontaneous protest garbage…and it took at least two weeks of polling to find the trend.

Haven’t been a big advocate of arresting wholesale, detaining and prosecuting members of previous Administrations before … but, in light of the past nearly three years…maybe the next Administration should do exactly that.

This sort of incompetency cannot be mere happenstance … it all had to be preplanned, with malice, a criminal conspiracy of huge magnitude.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

^^^ THIS.

PatriotGal2257 on September 27, 2012 at 10:47 AM

AZfederalist on September 27, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Bill met Hillary long before those other women came into entered his life.

The Medusa effect?

Or, perhaps, Blinded by the light?

Some silicone sister with a manager mister told Bill he gots what it takes?

She said “I’ll turn you on sonny to something strong, play the song with the funky break”

And, Mama always told me not to look into the eye’s of the sun.

[There's a song in there somewhere.]

:-)

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 10:51 AM

Hillary learned to lie being married to the cigar president and honed her lying as Sec of State under the biggest liar to ever live the white house. She a obama are interchangeable. Two marxist liars.

jqc1970 on September 27, 2012 at 10:55 AM

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 10:51 AM

LOL

AZfederalist on September 27, 2012 at 10:56 AM

We have seen precious little “tough news reporting” on this story, at least so far.

Well it’s pretty hard to do “investigative reporting” while your busy humping Barry’s leg.

Barry and the LSM have a warm and loving relationship. It’s impossible to be tough with TEH WON you love, worship and adore.

hawkeye54 on September 27, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Hillary learned to lie being married to the cigar president and honed her lying as Sec of State under the biggest liar to ever live the white house. She a obama are interchangeable. Two marxist liars.

They do what they must to achieve the ends they have in mind.

That pic of Hillary reminds me of those troll dolls that were the rage in the ’60s.

hawkeye54 on September 27, 2012 at 10:59 AM

And…that picture.

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 9:37 AM

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We should probably do a head-count, to make sure none of us have turned to stone.

listens2glenn on September 27, 2012 at 11:10 AM

With a second term, Obama will turn the keys to the WH over to the Muslim Brotherhood and AQ, stand along Air Force One before heading to Hawaii, and wave with a banner in the background reading “Mission Accomplished.”

BuckeyeSam on September 27, 2012 at 10:14 AM

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/09/26/Three-Star-General-Rep-Bachmann-Was-Right-Muslim-Brotherhood-Has-Infiltrated-Our-Government

davidk on September 27, 2012 at 11:14 AM

listens2glenn on September 27, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Stone?

More like a cold piece of wet ramen.

[Gaze upon that picture too long, that'll turn any straight guy gay, or lesbian straight.]

coldwarrior on September 27, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Don’t forget R Gibbs on the Sunday show when he said Rice was stating what she knew at the time. Another LIE!

rjoco1 on September 27, 2012 at 11:18 AM

It’s very interesting how these people, Hilary and the MSM, like to talk about supporting democratic governments. Let’s consider that many tyrannies have held elections therefore they are democratic if you use the same logic. Yes, let’s support elections by calling them democratic without considering if they are free elections or not. Let’s not even enforce proof of ID here in this country so that we can have the same kind of democratic vote in the future…..

Pardonme on September 27, 2012 at 11:24 AM

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