Hillary on Benghazi: Just because a jihadist group claims credit doesn’t make it so; Update: Attackers tied to Al Qaeda in Iraq?

posted at 10:09 pm on October 24, 2012 by Allahpundit

“Posting something on Facebook is not in and of itself evidence,” she says, responding to last night’s e-mail leak about Ansar al-Sharia taking credit for the attack. True enough, but that’s not the only link to AAS. As I reminded you yesterday, intercepts caught members of the group talking to members of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during and after the attack. Libyan eyewitnesses saw the group’s founder outside the consulate while it was happening; he later admitted to having been there while insisting that he was merely directing traffic. There’s plenty of reason beyond the early claim of responsibility on Facebook to think they were involved, but to watch Hillary here, you’d think the Ansar al-Sharia mention in yesterday’s Reuters bombshell was some sort of false lead based on dubious preliminary intel that had evaporated later as the fog cleared.

Which brings me to a larger point. What’s the White House’s current position on whether the attack was inspired by the Mohammed movie? Are they seriously claiming that a hardened Islamist outfit with AQ links like Ansar al-Sharia wouldn’t have come after the American consulate if not for the provocation from the movie? Or are they claiming that AAS chose to capitalize on the outrage over the movie after news trickled out about the Cairo embassy assault earlier that day? I ask because we’re still seeing stuff like the following being pushed by the Times, weeks after the White House formally embraced the “terrorist attack” narrative:

Beyond the political issues, the [new Bin Laden] film may carry the risk of associating Mr. Obama with any backlash in a Muslim world already inflamed by the YouTube trailer for an insulting film portrayal of its prophet. In September riots erupted in Libya, Egypt and elsewhere as Muslim crowds reacted violently to what they perceived as the unforgivable insults of a scratch production, “The Innocence of Muslims,” some of which was posted on YouTube.

As recently as six days ago, State was still grasping for ways to blame the movie, which may be the one consistent thread in this entire mess. From the beginning, in the same Rose Garden remarks on September 12 in which he mentioned “acts of terror,” Obama alluded to the video’s role by saying, “We reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others.” If they’re sticking with the “offended terrorist” theory of the case even now, I’d like to hear more. That must have been some video to push a group like Ansar al-Sharia from grudging tolerance of the Great Satan’s local presence to “let’s kill the ambassador” rage.

Exit quotation from Mike Rogers: “It’s about the fact that decisions were made, big policy decisions, including elevating the video that, if you listen to those email or read those emails, nothing about the video — it elevated the video and actually caused more protests across the Middle East.” Click the image to watch.

Update: Whole lotta offended terrorists in Benghazi that night, for some reason:

U.S. intelligence believes that assailants connected to al Qaeda in Iraq were among the core group that attacked the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, a U.S. government official told CNN.

That would represent the second al Qaeda affiliate associated with the deadly September 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

Previously, intelligence officials said there were signs of connections to al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, the North African wing of the terror group…

According to the official, others in the core group are suspected of having ties to the Libyan group Ansar al-Sharia, and many of them are believed to be Egyptian jihadis.

That’s three separate jihadist outfits participating. According to CNN, there were upwards of 40 attackers in the first wave. Free question for any members of the White House press corps who are reading: What’s Al Qaeda in Iraq doing in Libya?


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This woman is so incredibly dopey. She was juiced into the Rose Law Firm because of her husband. Look at the high positions she has reached in her life based on no merit, smarts, insight, whatever of her own. And then there’s the TOTUS and his jackass VP and so many more…and quite a few crooks and morons in the GOP as well.

What amazes me is how these incompetents and criminals are ignored (or if of the same party/ideology, given a pass) as mere anomalies…that the next election (always the next election) will get rid of them and make things so much better.

Dr. ZhivBlago on October 24, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Question: who was the first foriegn leader barky called after elected? What does he represent? And who was Stevens having dinner with?

wolly4321 on October 24, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Free question for any members of the White House press corps who are reading: What’s Al Qaeda in Iraq doing in Libya?

Would it be crude to simplify all the confusion by just addressing the attackers as Muslim Mujaheddin in a coalition of the willing?

The obfuscation of using a word salad of differentiating titles to pin point the selected moles to whack is past its due date. It is the vanilla Islam that is just down your street that is responsible, simply on principal and the demands of Allah.

BL@KBIRD on October 24, 2012 at 11:05 PM

“They were on that roof with those bloody machine guns for seven hours and they kept firing…and they were on that roof for seven hours and they thought someone was going to come and rescue them, and nobody came.”

Devastating. And the truth.

Awful. Fighting that hard for that long and hoping to hear helicopters, or the sounds of a relief column busting through, then at the end to get overwhelmed. Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Rumor has it every time the young stoner Barky Hussein walked into the family kitchen he’d always say:

“What’s up, dog?”

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Do you want crunchy (chihuahua) or not (shar pei)?

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

26 minutes.
Tops.

katy the mean old lady on October 24, 2012 at 11:00 PM

You’re right, but I’m allowing for call-back time and wire transfer issues with that sum of money at this time of night.

TXUS on October 24, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Where is the QOTD? Some folks have to work tomorrow.

TXMomof3 on October 24, 2012 at 11:07 PM

Hey – if I’m doing this on an iPhone and have my ‘current location’ thing turned on, can they send a dro

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Cleanup on aisle 3!

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on October 24, 2012 at 11:09 PM

You don’t know the half of it.

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:03 PM

I am SURE I do :-)

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Well, O.K., but point made, I see.
:)

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:10 PM

This one’s gonna haunt you forever mrs. clinton.

Tim_CA on October 24, 2012 at 10:16 PM

We can only hope it does and that it’s permanent damage to what’s left of her reputation. But I’m sure with Billy boy’s help, she’s scheming her way out of this as we speak.

Did I mention that I can’t stand the Clintons?

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Thta’s just the beginning. Dereliction of duty and all that, treason, etc. YEARS in prison.

Too bad GOP is too stupid and ball-less to do much. Every time I hear someone like Hannety on TV ask “What did they know and when” I cringe and say, “No, the question is, what are we going to do about this?”

GOP has no balls to do the right thing. So that generations can learn in the future.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:10 PM

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Shillary is more guilty than Hussein. HER employees were murdered and HER department people refused to do anything while watching the attack in real time.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 10:46 PM

riddick:

Agreed,and I refuse to believe,that with the US Military
Capability,that something could of been done!:)

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:11 PM

For Obama and Hillary to have stood there while those bodies come home and not been ate up in guilt, would have been impossible for anyone with a conscience or a soul. I used to think something like this would be the final nail in the coffin, but I have lost confidence in bad people ever getting what’s due to them. All I can say is evil does exist.

TXMomof3 on October 24, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Hey – if I’m doing this on an iPhone and have my ‘current location’ thing turned on, can they send a dro

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Cleanup on aisle 3!

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on October 24, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Hell, police? My husband went shopping and vanished…

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Just saying, Castro lives in a fortified castle by the sea surrounded by land and sea mines and lots of guys with guns that the citizens can’t have.

Oh, wait, you were talking about Hillary and Baracky.

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Barky ridiculed his English teacher because The Hound of The Baskervilles had no recipes….

Okay, I’ll stop now.

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

“Former Seals, on the roof, fighting with a bloody machine gun, expecting that someone was coming to rescue them.”

D#mn. If that doesn’t get someone impeached, nothing will.

http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1922724182001/did-white-house-lie-about-libya-attack/

worldtvlr on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Question #1: WHY was Ambassador Stevens in Benghazi that night?

Question #2: WHAT was he doing in Benghazi that night?

Question #3: Was it coincidence they attacked when he was there, or were they tipped off?

Question #4: WHY did the U.S. not send in the military to help?

Question #5: WHEN was the video seen, by whom, and how was it chosen as the cover story?

UnderstandingisPower on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Free question for any members of the White House press corps who are reading: What’s Al Qaeda in Iraq doing in Libya?

They likely originated from Benghazi in the first place. The majority of foreign fighters in Iraq during the war came from Eastern Libya.

Resist We Much on October 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Caliphatrian Candidate
SWalker on October 24, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Indeed.

txhsmom on October 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I think a November Surprise may be in the works.
Military pieces are being put on the board.
MichaelGabriel on October 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Sure seems like it, doesn’t it? I’m thinking after November though.

Cleombrotus on October 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

For Obama and Hillary to have stood there while those bodies come home and not been ate up in guilt, would have been impossible for anyone with a conscience or a soul. I used to think something like this would be the final nail in the coffin, but I have lost confidence in bad people ever getting what’s due to them. All I can say is evil does exist.

TXMomof3 on October 24, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Communists have no souls. Not much else to discuss…

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Yes.

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM

This BenghaziBeSmirchment reeks of,

**********BlackHawk Down in Somolia**************,

and yes,another Clinton was in charge!!

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Yes.

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Good start. I really hope it ends with hefty prison terms.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM

UnderstandingisPower on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

He knew too much and was therefore dealt with. Americans died so that an incompetent could hold on to a job that he never deserved or should have got in the first place. My only hope is that Obama’s decision to hang them out to dry to save his sorry self is what finally brings him down.

TXMomof3 on October 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Yes.

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Good start. I really hope it ends with hefty prison terms.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM

It won’t. They’re Democrats.

“Leave it alone, Jake. It’s Chinatown.”

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:17 PM

and yes,another Clinton was in charge!!

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Same as in Yugoslavia.

Similar to Mexico deciding that CA is their territory and Soviets arming them to do battle with USA troops. So far I haven’t heard a good explanation of what and why a million of ALBANIANS were doing on Yugoslavian soil and actually demanding it. Isn’t there a country of Albania where they actually belong?

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Just saying, Castro lives in a fortified castle by the sea surrounded by land and sea mines and lots of guys with guns that the citizens can’t have.

Oh, wait, you were talking about Hillary and Baracky.

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Castro’s citizens hate their ruler, but starving peasants with pitchforks and machetes don’t work that well against machine guns and mortars. Just sayin’.

MelonCollie on October 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM

************* ALERT PART DEUX*****************

It gets better……………………………..

CNN Political Ticker ‏@PoliticalTicker

Obama on Mourdock: Male politicians shouldn’t make abortion decisions http://bit.ly/RFxcHJ

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Castro’s citizens hate their ruler, but starving peasants with pitchforks and machetes don’t work that well against machine guns and mortars. Just sayin’.

MelonCollie on October 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Rule Number 1 enacted by Stalin’s communists when revolution and civil wars ended (in their favor): DISARM THE POPULACE.

easier then to deal with them and exterminate at will.

Long live Second Amendment!

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:20 PM

http://youtu.be/3aifeXlnoqY

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Obama on Mourdock: Male politicians shouldn’t make abortion decisions http://bit.ly/RFxcHJ

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Does that disqualify every male vote on ObamaCare?

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Killary and Bark deserve to be dragged from their offices.

Bishop on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Yes.

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Good start. I really hope it ends with hefty prison terms.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Yep, and mandatory conjugal visits with Bill for both of them.

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Flora Duh on October 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Thank you Flora for the video link.

http://t.co/CMI61pa5

It is devastating. Lourdes quoted the end of it. This is from the middle.

And three to 400 national security figures received these. . .Sending them to the White House situation — the Pentagon the FBI and the Director of National Intelligence the State Department. From almost the very moment of the beginning on the attack.

I mean no one amongst that entire world. Stood up and said. This is wrong. . . .

INC on October 24, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Al Qaeda is on the run … Towards us.

Thanks, O.

BRunner on October 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Yep, and mandatory conjugal visits with Bill for both of them.

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:22 PM

All 3 of them will go starving…

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Rumor has it every time the young stoner Barky Hussein walked into the family kitchen he’d always say:
“What’s up, dog?”
viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:04 PM
Do you want crunchy (chihuahua) or not (shar pei)?
riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:06 PM

With that choice? Definitely go shar-pei: chihuahua is the jerky of dog. Shar-pei is more like duck: moist, but a danger of fire if you’re going native…

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Obama does nothing but make comments on everything except his policies/scandals. He doesn’t answer questions.

txhsmom on October 24, 2012 at 11:25 PM

With that choice? Definitely go shar-pei: chihuahua is the jerky of dog. Shar-pei is more like duck: moist, but a danger of fire if you’re going native…

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Now we know what Hussein will do in retirement. Upcoming book, “Dogs: 101 recipes, food of my father”.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:25 PM

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:25 PM

Will Ms Warren contribute, though..?

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:27 PM

With that choice? Definitely go shar-pei: chihuahua is the jerky of dog. Shar-pei is more like duck: moist, but a danger of fire if you’re going native…

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Isn’t Chow Chow the preferred chow / chiao ?

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:28 PM

We have been down this road before:

Jimmy Carter’s Dead Ambassador

Page 4 tells you the chaos Carter caused.

Obama has been far more mendacious and is completely callous to the harm he does to other people.

INC on October 24, 2012 at 11:28 PM

And then all hell breaks loose because these inexperienced, simple-minded people cannot muster an appropriate reaction when all eyes land on them. They are both way out of their depth, and have been for a long, long time.

Rational Thought on October 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Nice summation. The Obama Electoral Deathstar is starting to look rusty, and loaded with horses and bayonets.

Who is John Galt on October 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

It won’t. They’re Democrats.

“Leave it alone, Jake. It’s Chinatown.”

Lourdes on October 24, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Yes. Unfortunately.

PatriotGal2257 on October 24, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Will Ms Warren contribute, though..?

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:27 PM

Nah… She’s working on a companion book totled: ” Faux Bison, recipes for Indian princess in hiding”.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Condi Rice was full of rhetoric, covering for Hillary and the rest of the thugs, on Greta.

Schadenfreude on October 24, 2012 at 11:30 PM

What was that cow laughing at?

Schadenfreude on October 24, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Castro’s citizens hate their ruler, but starving peasants with pitchforks and machetes don’t work that well against machine guns and mortars. Just sayin’.

MelonCollie on October 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Sure…but where did Castro and Che get their machine guns and mortars?

Dr. ZhivBlago on October 24, 2012 at 11:31 PM

We have been down this road before:

Jimmy Carter’s Dead Ambassador

Page 4 tells you the chaos Carter caused.

Obama has been far more mendacious and is completely callous to the harm he does to other people.

INC on October 24, 2012 at 11:28 PM

I mentioned this to my wife a number of times, our Ambassadors only die with communists in charge.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:31 PM

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Does that disqualify every male vote on ObamaCare?

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:21 PM

riddick:

Hopey will be stuck on this,till at least Monday,
and (disqualify every male vote on ObamaCare?),
lol,good one!:)

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Looks like Hillary! may yet regret that statement of “I’m ultimately responsible (maybe)!”

I’d imagine right now, with the wheels falling off the video story, Hillary! is screaming at Billy Bob “YOU $%&#*! Telling me ‘to show leadership and take responsibility! Do you realize what this will do to my chances in 2016!?”

GarandFan on October 24, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Condi Rice was full of rhetoric, covering for Hillary and the rest of the thugs, on Greta.

Schadenfreude on October 24, 2012 at 11:30 PM

You mean, “I vote for CHANGE” in 2008 idiot? Same as Powell? Too bad that Bush II hired based on ability (at least a hope of ability) while these 2 morons voted on skin color. And will still do, at least Powell will based on his TV appearances.

I can’t watch even Fox news lately, they keep inviting obvious azzholes and communists who make their best effort at ruining this great country. While a good number of well balanced conservatives are not given the time.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Isn’t Chow Chow the preferred chow / chiao ?
viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Any lap-dog is preferable to a work/sport dog. Toys are the worst, though. Mrs A doesn’t believe me, but when the SHTF? Our Schnauzer pack becomes ‘livestock’… ;-)

affenhauer on October 24, 2012 at 11:36 PM

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Same as in Yugoslavia.

Similar to Mexico deciding that CA is their territory and Soviets arming them to do battle with USA troops. So far I haven’t heard a good explanation of what and why a million of ALBANIANS were doing on Yugoslavian soil and actually demanding it. Isn’t there a country of Albania where they actually belong?

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM

riddick:

Not to familiar with the Mexican thingy,but I remember the
Serbian onslaught!:)

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Sorry Hillary but your shoveling bull crap. When you look at the date on the calendar, the fist full of emails warning of al Qaida’s growing presence in the city, the emails ariving as the attack was under way and the video from the drone circling overhead, if you didn’t take the twitter and facebook postings seriously then you are even more incompetent than could be imagined. The Brits had pulled up stakes, the Red Cross had done the same. Just why madam Secretary were we still there in the midst of a diaster waiting to happen?

LCT688 on October 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Sure…but where did Castro and Che get their machine guns and mortars?

Dr. ZhivBlago on October 24, 2012 at 11:31 PM

A good number of students in USSR back then were forced to study Spanish, I among them.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Bill Clinton told Hillary To Resign; US Arming ‘Syrian Rebels’ With Ties To Al Queda, Muslim Brotherhood

“Hillary Clinton, as Secretary of State, came forward to “take responsibility overall” for the attacks at Benghazi, but per Ed Klein we now know behind the scenes Bill Clinton advised his wife to resign over the possible criminal fallout of the Benghazi massacre. Today we learn from sources that not only did Hillary ask for added security, and was denied, but her closest advisers strongly suggested she seek legal counsel just days after the attack. Why? Why did “they” deny Hillary’s requests for added security to Benghazi, and why is this a situation in which a Secretary of State would need personal legal counsel? Could the Benghazi fallout, go beyond what a Public Relations firm can handle? I’d say YES. Could this be a criminal act, negligence, dereliction of duty, which resulted in murder? I’d say YES. And I’d say that Hillary is telling the truth as the “source” of these latest developments come straight from her “legal counsel”. Hillary did prior to September 11th, 2012 order added security for Benghazi, and those requests were denied—but by who?…”

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2012/10/bill-clinton-told-hillary-to-resign-us-arming-syrian-rebels-with-tie

workingclass artist on October 24, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Try some of Barack’s Mooslim Bouillabaisse. It’s the current favorite fishy stew of the liberal intelligentsia. No, no no no! Please, help yourself. There’s something in this exotic polpourri to please the least discriminating liberal palate or baffle the most conservative of political gourmands. Some say it was just thrown together, while others say it is haute cuisine. A panel of expert chefs is even now attempting to identify its ingredients while weighing and judging for odoriferousness, and consistency of texture. Alas, by the time they conclude their task, this dish is likely to be yesterday’s hash.
Randy

williars on October 24, 2012 at 11:39 PM

I think a November Surprise may be in the works.
Military pieces are being put on the board.
MichaelGabriel on October 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Sure seems like it, doesn’t it? I’m thinking after November though.

Cleombrotus on October 24, 2012 at 11:13 PM

A real response against the people that did it would take until after the election to plan and execute.

On the other hand, an ‘aspirin factory’ attack could be put together fairly quickly. As eR put it last week, there’s two or three poor innocent SOBs in the Lybian desert that don’t know it yet, but THEY are the October surprise.

The commander in chief will come on the tv box, a row of flags behind him and solemnly advise that our vengeance has been taken. Rally around the president time!

slickwillie2001 on October 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

workingclass artist on October 24, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Hillary should have resigned weeks ago. I’m sure she stayed because she didn’t want to face the wrath of the Dems for deserting Obama, thus ending her own career. She’s fully complicit now.

INC on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Message from Hillary and The Obama Administration:

“Hey – you know that THING that you JUST SAW happen?….

Well – THAT DIDN”T JUST HAPPEN!!!”

williamg on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Not to familiar with the Mexican thingy,but I remember the
Serbian onslaught!:)

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM

I was just pointing out that Mexico has same claims on CA as Albanians had on Yugoslavia. As in NONE.

And yet Clenis and the world decided that muslims need to be armed and helped in their “struggle”.

I’m just curious what will American president do if LA area Mexicans decide tomorrow they have sufficuent numbers in LA area to proclaim “independence”. Will they be given the territory since they simply want it or will they be dealt with. Swiftly.

A pretty apt comparison, IMO. Too bad Yugos were dealt with so harshly. And that was with Russians stepping in on their side. I shudder to think what would have happened if Russians did not.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

My take on Hillary laughing…that’s code, speaking directly to Obozo,

“See, Barack, I can actually laugh during these questions, ‘cuz I’m thinking of you going down dirty in disgrace, not me.

Who do you think is leaking all this stuff to nail your black a@@, Barack?”

Typicalwhitewoman on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Klein interview…

“KLEIN: Two separate sources on this. And Hillary claims, and I tend to believe her, that she ordered beefed‑up security in Benghazi because it had been requested and that this order was never carried out and that furthermore when and if she is subpoenaed, along with her internal memoranda and the cable traffic from the State Department by the House committee, it will prove that she did just that.

Now, if it doesn’t prove that she did just that, then they’re lying to me, and the sources are ‑‑ you know, I’m not suggesting that that’s impossible, but I seriously doubt it since I’m talking to legal counsel to Hillary Clinton. Legal counsel. These people don’t generally lie.

PAT: Ed, if that happened, why did she then later accept full responsibility for what took place? Why would she do that?

KLEIN: This was a big debate within the Clinton camp itself, between Hillary and Bill. Bill did not want her to take full responsibility. He wanted her to, in fact, consider the possibility of even resigning if the White House continued to try to make her the scapegoat in this. Hillary and her legal team decided she should look presidential, above ‑‑ she should look moderate, she should come forward and say, “Look, I take responsibility. I’m the Secretary of State” and by comparison making the president look a hell of a lot smaller because he was ducking all responsibility and knowing full well that when the full story came out, she would be, in her words, or at least the words of her legal counsel, exonerated…”

http://www.glennbeck.com/2012/10/24/ed-klein-bill-clinton-encouraged-hillary-to-resign-in-the-wake-of-the-ben

workingclass artist on October 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM

The commander in chief will come on the tv box, a row of flags behind him and solemnly advise that our vengeance has been taken. Rally around the president time!

slickwillie2001 on October 24, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Agree for the most part. The only “disagreement” is that in place of human bodies we’ll be shown up blown up to pieces camels and goats. Bought for with USA money.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:45 PM

I’ve just finished listening to this and I’m finding it hard to type through the tears:

http://t.co/CMI61pa5

If KT McFarland’s final comment in that segment doesn’t break your heart, you don’t have one.

Flora Duh on October 24, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Flora Duh:

A hell of an Intell scoop,thank-you for posting,and it pisses me off,
make sure you send it in to AP,just WOW!:)

tips@hotair.com (tips@hotair.com)

canopfor on October 24, 2012 at 11:46 PM

Who do you think is leaking all this stuff to nail your black a@@, Barack?”

Typicalwhitewoman on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

You see, the biggest problem with GOP and conservatives is that most believe that Shillary is not guilty. She is, in fact. More so than the Hussein and WH. Its HER department and HER duty to keep HER employees safe.

Not sure how I can make this any clearer. Until that time when we ALL understand what game liberals are playing liberals will use us to their advantage.

SHILLARY IS EVEN MORE GUILTY THAN HUSSEIN.

And I can’t imagine who hates Hussein more than I do.

riddick on October 24, 2012 at 11:47 PM

workingclass artist on October 24, 2012 at 11:39 PM

Hillary should have resigned weeks ago. I’m sure she stayed because she didn’t want to face the wrath of the Dems for deserting Obama, thus ending her own career. She’s fully complicit now.

INC on October 24, 2012 at 11:42 PM

Agreed.

workingclass artist on October 24, 2012 at 11:48 PM

If Hillary had bailed early it would have guaranteed no pardon for her.

viking01 on October 24, 2012 at 11:55 PM

This woman is a disgrace, she’s a fool, she is in waaaay over her head, she’s a liar trying to cover her azz. Just remember this when she runs for POTUS in 2016. She and her boss both KNEW this attack had nothing to do with that lame video. She had 7 hours to try to get some help to Benghazi and she and her boss did nothing! Fire her and her boss in November.

neyney on October 24, 2012 at 11:58 PM

The Security Failures of Benghazi

Docs are at bottom of page.

http://oversight.house.gov/hearing/the-security-failures-of-benghazi/

luckybogey on October 25, 2012 at 12:05 AM

Obama and Hillary have had more than ample time to come clean with the American people, and have refused to do so, time after time. Play it safe, America, and NEVER let Hillary hold public office again. She pushed to betray a strategic ally, when everybody knew the Muslim Brotherhood would take over in Egypt, and she pushed to back KNOWN Islamists with American troops’ blood on their hands in Libya. Kick her to the curb, already.

Christien on October 25, 2012 at 12:37 AM

The Clintons have a lot of experience in this sort of thing.

Remember, the entire Country watched while a bunch of “Weird Christians” were burned alive in Waco on trumped up charges. When Reno realized that they didn’t have fully automatic weapons, which they were entirely legal to own in Texas, the just bulldozed the entire compound and Reno said, “I take full responsibility.” Never Resigned.

Liberals NEVER give up power willingly. NEVER.

We could find out that Hillary laughed through the entire 7 hours of Drone Video and she would never resign.

O-hole knew that it was his Jihad buds and went to bed, ‘cuz he had a big fundraiser the next day in Vegas.

Bulletchaser on October 25, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Isn’t it clear? Obama called Iran, and put the
hit on Stevens. Hillary is just helping Obama
hide as much as they can so bama will
support her on 2016. Yes Hillary actually
thinks she will have a shot.

redguy on October 25, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Lack of looking into the camera; too many “uhs” – she’s hiding something and knows more than she thinks.

If her character is so low that the POSSIBILITY of running for president in 2016 is the reason she’s keeping quiet, we don’t need her at the top, either. Protect the hard left? Coward.

MN J on October 25, 2012 at 12:57 AM

Free question for any members of the White House press corps who are reading: What’s Al Qaeda in Iraq doing in Libya?

Apparently, anything they damn well please.

juanito on October 25, 2012 at 12:58 AM

DANGER!! DANGER !! The spin stops, now they start with miss direction to lead away from the true points.

1. Stephens asked for help.
2. They watched the attack live on the internet.
3. They were in phone communication till their last dieing breath
4. The attack lasted for over seven hours.
5. They saw them burn the Ambassador alive.
6. We stationed quick reaction forces an hour away.
7. Nothing was done
8. Our leaders lied.
9. Our leaders spin.
10. Our leaders miss direct.

General David Petraeus a discredit to his career, his oath and his uniform. Some of those people were his (CIA) he had the assets in place to help, he had the authority to act unilaterally. He committed the ultimate dereliction of duty, HE LEFT MEN BEHIND TO DIE.

In case you don’t know:
1. Some people because of rank and or special training are subject to involuntary recall to active duty until the age of 60.
2. The highest rank in the military is Colonel (Captain in the Navy).
3. Generals are all Congressional appointments for life.
4. General Petraeus is still a current active duty Officer.

jpcpt03 on October 25, 2012 at 2:51 AM

A guy who posted s YouTube video is in F*CKING jail because of their attempted cover-up. In jail.

The most disturbing thing of all.

McNinja on October 25, 2012 at 4:35 AM

Since they are known to be active in Benghazi and they could have attacked anytime they wanted, why would they say they did it if they didn’t? She’s saying they’re taking credit for the work of a more innocent bunch of attackers.

Also, if you are gonna take credit for someone else’s terrorist attack, wouldn’t you be concerned that the real terrorists, who were heavily armed, might get upset with your group? You pretty much discredit your terrorist outfit within the terrorist community. Oh, but the attackers were a more innocent bunch of regular folks just a little upset about a video and they were probably ashamed of themselves after killing our people so they would let this terror group take the credit.

That is what Clinton will say if you question her to this extent.

Buddahpundit on October 25, 2012 at 5:16 AM

“Former Seals, on the roof, fighting with a bloody machine gun, expecting that someone was coming to rescue them.”
 
D#mn. If that doesn’t get someone impeached, nothing will.
 
worldtvlr on October 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM

 

While a US Ambassador was being drug thru the streets and little Barry was asleep in his superman jammies getting all rested up for his big fundraiser in Vegas…fundraising…
 
HumpBot Salvation on September 12, 2012 at 10:06 PM

 
it’s terrible, right? nobody cares. staying awake wouldn’t have made any difference.
 

sesquipedalian on September 12, 2012 at 10:22 PM

rogerb on October 25, 2012 at 5:21 AM

So, of all of the “conflicting” information pouring in, this is the one piece that they “dismiss” over the course of a month, while definitively promoting the “video” as the reason for the “protest-turned-violent”?
Until these emails were revealed, there was no mention of al Qaeda taking credit, even as a rumor. Talk about cherry-picking the information . . .

tpitman on October 25, 2012 at 5:21 AM

Hillary on Benghazi: Just because a jihadist group claims credit doesn’t make it so

Yeah, we’ve found the same to be the case with this administration.

disa on October 25, 2012 at 6:37 AM

LIAR

holy cow

nothing to see here move along
-lsm

cmsinaz on October 25, 2012 at 6:52 AM

Let’s cut to the chase. Benghazi is shaping up to be the worst cover-up ever in the history of the US. The 12 reports that were filed within the first 24 hours, outlining to the White House exactly what had transpired, never once mention a “protest” or any “video”. They do mention Al Queda linked group called Ansar al-Sharia, claiming the attacks. We know that the drone was feeding live video back to the White house “situation room” and that Obama was in a meeting with Panetta and Biden at the White House—we know they were informed via those emails of the attack in progress. Is there any doubt they also were watching this live in real time?

And with that info, Obama strolled out to the Rose Garden, and alluded to this “video”. In later appearances Obama does talk about the “vile” video, slamming Romney for calling it a “terrorist” attack. The DOJ indicts and arrests a man, albeit with a shady past—but does his family deserve having a price on their head—do they deserve to never return to their home, due to danger? Does he deserve to be in protective custody due to death threats from Muslim extremists? Do the 4 dead Americans, and their families, deserve any of what has gone on?

America stands at the crossroads in history. The Main Stream Media is protecting Obama, so many Americans do not know these details. They are hoping to slide through the next 2 weeks and pull out a victory, putting back in power the President who watched our fellow Americans die….and then, went to bed.

http://www.conservativedailynews.com/2012/10/bill-clinton-told-hillary-to-resign-us-arming-syrian-rebels-with-ties-to-al-queda-muslim-brotherhood/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheConservativeDailyNews+%28The+Conservative+Daily+News%29

Capt-Dax on October 25, 2012 at 7:09 AM

The White House’s sole interest in this case is to keep the truth from coming out until after the election. PERIOD.

We have a carrier group close enough that we could have covered our people within a couple of hours at the most. Instead we sat and watched them die on live video feed.

We still don’t know why Stevens was even IN Benghazi, but you can bet he wasn’t there on 9/11 to open a cultural center.

Adjoran on October 25, 2012 at 7:14 AM

White House press corps who are reading: What’s Al Qaeda in Iraq doing in Libya?

A great many of the AQ terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan came from Libya. It is not as though cooperation between Iraqi, Afghani, Paki and Libyan AQ never existed. They’re one big family without national boundaries.

MJBrutus on October 25, 2012 at 7:34 AM

We have a carrier group close enough that we could have covered our people within a couple of hours at the most. Instead we sat and watched them die on live video feed.

Adjoran on October 25, 2012 at 7:14 AM

You mean that we have ships that airplanes can takeoff and land from? Obama apparently didn’t know that until his last debate prep.

MJBrutus on October 25, 2012 at 7:36 AM

Oh, but someone makes a reference to a trailer, on Youtube, for some dumb movie by some dumb church that will probably never be released, that has been there for months, and nobody was aware of its existence before this attack, and THAT is evidence in and of itself.

Sure thing, Hills.

The Schaef on October 24, 2012 at 10:13 PM

they even detained someone due to their facebook entries

HYPOCRITE

cmsinaz on October 25, 2012 at 7:48 AM

Capt-Dax on October 25, 2012 at 7:09 AM

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It’s even worse than that. The main stream media not only hides the facts and covers for their Leader- they shape the narrative for the good citizens. My discussions with moderate liberals is that Benghazi was bad, couldn’t be stopped – just a gotcha deal of Romney now. That’s the moderate perspective. When reminded that Mitt didn’t mention Benghazi in the debate- they say that’s because it was not worth bringing up.

Only FOX – repeat – ONLY FOX – is talking about it. Kinda like Fast and Furious. Benghazi’s 15 minutes are up.

Move along people- The Media WILL NOT cover this anymore. File it – case closed.

FlaMurph on October 25, 2012 at 8:09 AM

Speaking of Muslims…

October 25th should be a Western Civilization day of celebration.

Why?
1280 years ago, Charles Martel stopped Arabs in Poitiers after an heroic battle which save our Europe from the Muslim invasion. It was the October 25th of 732.
Charles Martel (Latin: Carolus Martellus) (c.688 AD – 22 October 741) also known as Charles the Hammer, was a Frankish military and political leader, who served as Mayor of the Palace under the Merovingian kings and ruled de facto during an interregnum (737–43) at the end of his life, using the title Duke and Prince of the Franks.

In 739 he was offered the title of Consul by the Pope, but he refused.

He is remembered for winning the Battle of Tours in 732, in which he defeated an invading Moorish army.
This victory is traditionally credited with halting northward Islamic expansion in western Europe.

A brilliant general, he is considered to be a founding figure of the Middle Ages, often credited with a seminal role in the development of feudalism and knighthood, and laying the groundwork for the Carolingian Empire.He was also the father of Pepin the Short and grandfather of Charlemagne.

Read more here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Martel

albill on October 25, 2012 at 8:35 AM

That’s correct, Hills. Also, just because someone wants to blame 9/11 rioting, looting, demonstrations to free the blind sheik, Al Zawahari calls for retribution and murder on some stupid you tube video doesn’t mean a stupid you tube video had anything to do with anything. So, why say it did. The point is, Hills, what made the administration, so slow to blame terror, so fast to blame free speech–in press conferences, in TV appearances, in Presidential addresses at the UN? If you had to wait for proof on one cause, why not the other?

limmo on October 25, 2012 at 9:13 AM

For crying out loud, eastern Libya was a hotbed of terrorist training camps before Obysmal’s excellent adventure. Why would the circumstances change as the dust had settled?

onlineanalyst on October 25, 2012 at 9:13 AM

B-b-b- but she’s the Smartest Woman In America!

Enjoy your speaking fees with Bubba, Shrillary, cause 2016 just went up in flames with our embassies.

Nice work.

Depends on what the definition of “terrorist” is, eh?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on October 25, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Neither Hillary nor Hussein should ever have been entrusted with high leadership positions. This was the ultimate application of the Peter Principle. Like Kerry both of them could have held down Senate seats for many years by simply sitting there like wax statues. Real trouble starts when such people are given leadership positions.

claudius on October 25, 2012 at 9:21 AM

The DOJ indicts and arrests a man, albeit with a shady past—but does his family deserve having a price on their head—do they deserve to never return to their home, due to danger? Does he deserve to be in protective custody due to death threats from Muslim extremists?

Capt-Dax on October 25, 2012 at 7:09 AM

I’m sure the man was chosen to pin the blame on precisely because of his shady past. There was a reason all ready to go for grabbing him and throwing him in jail. Also people are less likely to care or even realize that he is being treated unjustly.

cheetah2 on October 25, 2012 at 9:30 AM

“Posting something on Facebook is not in and of itself evidence,” she says, responding to last night’s e-mail leak about Ansar al-Sharia taking credit for the attack.

True, on its face. But it’s also a pretty good place to start.

Mitoch55 on October 25, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Isn’t it clear? Obama called Iran, and put the
hit on Stevens. Hillary is just helping Obama
hide as much as they can so bama will
support her on 2016. Yes Hillary actually
thinks she will have a shot.

redguy on October 25, 2012 at 12:51 AM

redguy for the wingnut win!

verbaluce on October 25, 2012 at 9:45 AM

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