Tapper: Hillary will have to answer Benghazi questions if she runs in 2016

posted at 12:41 pm on January 7, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

Alternate headline: Jake Tapper removed from debate moderator consideration. Yesterday, Jake Tapper discussed with Hugh Hewitt the sword of Damocles hanging over the head of Hillary Clinton as she considers whether (or when) to jump into the 2016 presidential race. Tapper figures that either the Clinton campaign will have to produce a comprehensive explanation of the fiasco in Benghazi and Hillary’s role in it, or get plagued with questions all through the campaign:

HEWITT:  I want to get, you’re always show prep for me, Jake. You’re on in the background here, and so you had A.B. Stoddard, Van Jones, and Kevin Madden on today. And you were talking about Hillary. And I think that whenever Hillary comes up, and a partisan like Van, and I’m a partisan for the Republicans, so it’s okay to be a partisan, is sitting there, the question has to be answered by them. Where was Hillary on the night of Benghazi? And what was she doing? Because the Kirkpatrick piece on Benghazi from last week that stirred up everything didn’t even talk about Hillary. How in the world does she run with the Benghazi timeline on the Etch-a-Sketch that’s been shaken?

TAPPER: I don’t — obviously she can’t. I mean, if she makes the decision to run, there will have to be — and I’m sure her advisers know this, they are smart people — there will have to be some . . . questions answered about it, if not in one big, long, meaty piece then I think over and over and over again. I think it is something that there are a lot of questions that remain about it. For me specifically, you know my coverage of Benghazi has focused on the State Department’s refusal to take seriously enough the request for added security from diplomatic and security experts on the ground in Libya throughout the year leading up to the Benghazi attack. So there are a lot of questions, and I’m sure if she runs she’ll have to answer them.

I’m … not so sure. If Tapper represented the average campaign journalist, then I’d agree, but that’s not the reality of either the White House press corps or campaign coverage in general. The latter mostly consists in spot reporting, organizational analysis, and polling data, not lengthy narratives about issues from a candidate’s past. The caveat for Hillary is that she can only point to her tenure at State for any executive experience at all, and the lack of accomplishment in that position makes Benghazi stand out all the more. Any reference to foreign policy will immediately draw attention to the Obama administration’s bad response to the Arab Spring in Libya and the creation of a failed state there, with Benghazi as one of its most deadly consequences.

The strategy will probably be to issue a farcically threadbare “comprehensive” explanation, and then to claim that any questions on Benghazi have already been answered. That’s pretty much what Hillary and the Obama administration have done all along, no?


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Bloody hands Hillary!!!

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:43 PM

The scumhag will be out-commied by de Blasio.

obama killed her in 2008 and will kill her off in 2016. Mark it. He needs a front boy.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Who’s going to ask her about it?

That’s the real crux of the matter.

Bitter Clinger on January 7, 2014 at 12:45 PM

The strategy will probably be to issue a farcically threadbare “comprehensive” explanation, and then to claim that any questions on Benghazi have already been answered. That’s pretty much what Hillary and the Obama administration have done all along, no?

But Benghazi is just one tiny, tiny, tiny chapter in the clusterfark which is the Hillary/obama/Rice/Power US foreign policy.

Name one success.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

What difference does it make?

CDeb on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Alternate alternate headline — Jake Tapper banned from interviewing Hillary Clinton until 2017. If CNN snags an interview with her, either Candy, Wolf or Piers would do it (and I’m not even sure Team Clinton would trust Anderson Cooper or Don Lemon to not actually try to commit journalism if they were to have a face-to-face with Hillary).

jon1979 on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Superb read

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

I think over and over and over again.

Yes, please. And with a wall sized blow up of her posing over those four flagged draped caskets while she lied behind her as she testifies… and a big caption reading: “What difference, at this point, does it make?” just over her head.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

Happy New Year, J. – lots of success with your project too.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:49 PM

And a very Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous New Year to you, too, my friend. :)

I’ve missed you very much indeed.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Who will ask? No one.

Bishop on January 7, 2014 at 12:50 PM

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:50 PM

:) The QotDs have not been worth entering.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Who will ask? No one.

Bishop on January 7, 2014 at 12:50 PM

All the misogynists, as you know.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Hillary’s Benghazi questions:

1) How do like the climate in Benghazi?
2) Do you have a favorite restaurant in Benghazi?
3) Does it make any difference what happened in Benghazi?

BobMbx on January 7, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:51 PM

Really? Sorry to hear it. I’ve only stopped by once, when I saw what befell Omaha’s family I expressed my condolences and regrets. I’ve been underwater with work.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Hillary will have to answer Benghazi questions if she runs in 2016

SEXIST!!!

Ukiah on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:52 PM

Yes, that is very tragic. The funeral is today.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

When Hillary runs, the only thing she is going to have to worry about with the press is keeping their DNA from staining her perfectly-creased pantsuits.

29Victor on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Hillary will have to answer Benghazi questions if she runs in 2016

SEXIST!!!

Ukiah on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

I think H.R. Clinton would actually have to have a defined sex for that to apply.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Yeah, the media will get all over that.
Just like they jumped all over the current president for telling blatant lies about it and backtracking and contradicting himself.

gwelf on January 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

When Hillary runs, the only thing she is going to have to worry about with the press is keeping their DNA from staining her perfectly-creased pantsuits.

29Victor on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

de Blasio will beat her, from the left.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:53 PM

Tragic, indeed. He and his family have my deepest and sincere sympathy.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Why must we blame this woman for something a deranged
Video Maker did!!???

I mean seriously, did we blame Ted Kennedy for that fateful
evening in 1969, or the BLACK OLDSMOBILE!!??

ToddPA on January 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM

That’s pretty much what Hillary and the Obama administration have done all along, no?

Pretty much. Hillary refused to answer any questions for months and talked to Congress, NOT under oath, in the last days of her tenure as SecState.

Then Kerry took over and stated bluntly that Benghazi had already been discussed to death and he had no intention of continuing to talk about it during his time in office.

Happy Nomad on January 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM

I mean seriously, did we blame Ted Kennedy for that fateful
evening in 1969, or the BLACK OLDSMOBILE!!??

ToddPA on January 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM

Did we blame obama for the deaths of all those SEALs, the ones who’s credit he took for ‘killing osama”.

Btw, osama died in Dec. of 2002.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Hillary’s Benghazi questions:

1) How do like the climate in Benghazi?
2) Do you have a favorite restaurant in Benghazi?
3) Does it make any difference what happened in Benghazi?

BobMbx on January 7, 2014 at 12:52 PM

4. Was your Ambassador aware that Sodomy was so popular
in Benghazi??

ToddPA on January 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Cool pimp of the land…in sixth’ year itch.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

She only has to fillibuster and deflect the questions to the current admin. If they are asked in the first place.

We must remember that no vetting will occur on the Democratic candidate.

tommer74 on January 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

An ambassador died, Hillary lied. That’s what this is all about — Hill. More lying Clintons in the White House.

RobertMN on January 7, 2014 at 12:59 PM

4. Was your Ambassador aware that Sodomy was so popular
in Benghazi??

ToddPA on January 7, 2014 at 12:57 PM

Heh, right before he was killed, he’d been with boys, supplied by the anti-Qadafis, as gratitude for killing Quadafi…they were the ones who turned him in with the terrorists. It’s the unofficial reason why he was not in his bunker, in Tripoli, as protocol dictated for the anniv. of 9/11. The US media are truly derelict.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Hillary has accomplishments;

1. She got an American Ambassador killed. In the process, she also got three other citizens killed. One doesn’t just “explain” that away with a paper or speech.

2. She supported Obamacare, fully. In fact, she undertook her own effort years earlier and failed at it. Because, if imaginable. her plan was worse.

3. Whitewater

By the way- she was a senator? Who knew…

Marcus Traianus on January 7, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Name one success.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:47 PM

I can’t think of a one but there must be some success. The rat-eared wonder declared her to be the best Secretary of States (his actual words) we’ve ever had.

Happy Nomad on January 7, 2014 at 1:01 PM

I can’t think of a one but there must be some success. The rat-eared wonder declared her to be the best Secretary of States (his actual words) we’ve ever had.

Happy Nomad on January 7, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Sure, she was his fronthag.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 1:02 PM

I mean seriously, did we blame Ted Kennedy for that fateful
evening in 1969, or the BLACK OLDSMOBILE!!??

ToddPA on January 7, 2014 at 12:55 PM

I blame the water. It got in Kennedy’s way and it killed Mary Jo Kopechne.

Bitter Clinger on January 7, 2014 at 1:03 PM

Likely:

‘Define ‘died’.’ …H.R. Clinton at congressional hearing on Benghazi.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 1:03 PM

I understand H.R. Clinton is thinking of running on Bill Clinton’s record.

Hmm.

Wonder if that’s his record as President… or his record as a lying, cheating, sneaking, manipulating, calculating adulterer?

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 1:05 PM

I can’t make up my mind about Tapper*. At times he seems to want to make sense, and even shows little hints of doing the right thing. But mostly he’s just another LSM a-hole that postures himself in a slightly-edgy position to try to stand out from the herd.

I for sure wouldn’t trust him to do the right thing at any given moment. (But then I’d also say that about just about the whole damn GOP as well.)

Tapper cannot be easily confused with, say, Sharyl Attkisson.

(* OK, truth is I have made up my mind about Tapper. Just another LSM toady.)

bofh on January 7, 2014 at 1:06 PM

…. issues from a candidate’s past. The caveat for Hillary is that she can only point to her tenure at State for any executive experience at all

…and I’m sure the media will do as fine a job…as when they covered JugEars executive experience!

KOOLAID2 on January 7, 2014 at 1:10 PM

The democrat base which is 45% of the total voters will vote for the devil if he is their party nominee… The Republicans must not focus on this scandal or that scandal but they wage a war against two things:

1- The Welfare State
2- The Wall Street bankers

Regarding the welfare state, make the welfare queen as the face of the democrat party… Tell people that the democrats are stealing your money to give it to the lazy welfare people… Nothing will upset the vast majority of tax payers than seeing their money being wasted on the welfare lazy bums… Do not be afraid of being called heartless or racists, the biggest fear of the democrats is to have Shanikwa the inner city welfare queen as the face of their party..

Regarding Wall Street, tell the voters that Obama was the biggest ally of Wall Street banker and during his Presidency they made more profits than ever before… Tell them that these profits were obtained by having the Federal reserves printing trillions of dollars to buy the wall street bankers toxic mortgage assets, to lend the wall street bankers money at zero interest so in return wall street bankers make a lot of profit by charging consumers much higher interest rates…

mnjg on January 7, 2014 at 1:11 PM

I actually believe if there is another Dem. contender that wants the office at all cost, that person will expose it in the primary process.

hillsoftx on January 7, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Agree with you Ed
Crickets from the lsm if they want to be in her good graces

Lapdog media part deux

cmsinaz on January 7, 2014 at 1:11 PM

Jake Tapper, general in the WAR ON WOMEN.

Jake, why do you hate successful womenses?

PappyD61 on January 7, 2014 at 1:12 PM

obama and hillary lied, good people died……Remember Benghazi

crosshugger on January 7, 2014 at 1:15 PM

de Blasio will beat her, from the left.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

I thought he and the Clintons were close. In any case, I’m sure he’s on board with the “campaign from the center, govern from the left,” if it’ll get her elected… no one believes she’ll govern from the center.

Ukiah on January 7, 2014 at 1:18 PM

Alternate headline: Jake Tapper removed from debate moderator consideration.

And there goes the gig replacing David Gregory.

PattyJ on January 7, 2014 at 1:24 PM

I thought he and the Clintons were close.

Ukiah on January 7, 2014 at 1:18 PM

They thought the same of obama in 2008.

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 1:26 PM


So I consider myself a proud modern American progressive…”~ H.R. Clinton, News Max

No room for ‘centrist’ in that statement, apparently.

thatsafactjack on January 7, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Is Joe Biden still around?

Schadenfreude on January 7, 2014 at 1:41 PM

Nah, Hilly and Billy couldn’t get their boy (Weiner) in due to the creepy laugh factor. Not even New York wants that scale of mockery directed their way. Especially if they can’t punch somebody in the mouth. Very frustrating.

I agree that the most likely response is one big bolus of bullshit, then a studied refusal to say anything more. Very Clintonesque. And Hilly can’t just ignore Benghazi and the crumbling ruins of the Arab Spring, unless she wants to try out “I was standing right there at my husband’s side as he did such-and-such” as a claim to experience.

Basically, count on mealy-mouthed mendacity. As per usual.

Out.

mojo on January 7, 2014 at 1:45 PM

One big, long, meaty piece then I think over and over and over again.

Please, don’t ever use this phrase in conjunction with a Hillary article ever again.

HumpBot Salvation on January 7, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Jake Tapper removed from debate moderator consideration.

GOP candidate should refuse the debate until she answers all the Benghazi questions, fully…whether prior or during the debate. That’s free coverage from an unwilling media when they are forced to explain why GOP candidate refused the debate.

Karmi on January 7, 2014 at 1:53 PM

LOL, comical.

Midas on January 7, 2014 at 1:54 PM

GOP candidate should refuse the debate until she answers all the Benghazi questions, fully…whether prior or during the debate. That’s free coverage from an unwilling media when they are forced to explain why GOP candidate refused the debate.

Karmi on January 7, 2014 at 1:53 PM

GOP candidates shouldn’t debate. Period.

It’s a losing hand when you’ve got the media as moderators. Candy Crowley putting down the bucket of fried chicken long enough to wave that transcript was a low point but hardly an isolated instance where the media conspire with the Democrats at “debates.”

The GOP should market their candidates by other methods. If debates occur the moderators should be real people and not fat pigs like Crowley.

Happy Nomad on January 7, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Nah, J-Dog. NYT said she’s in the clear.

besser tot als rot on January 7, 2014 at 2:07 PM

GOP candidates shouldn’t debate. Period.

Happy Nomad on January 7, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Given the abysmal performances by the “electable” cadre of McCain, Romney, and Ryan over the last 6 years, I’d have to agree. With the exception of one Romney debate that was decent – otherwise, only Palin has held her own.

besser tot als rot on January 7, 2014 at 2:09 PM

And there goes the gig replacing David Gregory.

PattyJ on January 7, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Republican candidate should only agree to debate with Gregory moderating if the debate is in DC and he comes with a “high capacity” magazine to illustrate how leftists are above the law.

besser tot als rot on January 7, 2014 at 2:11 PM

No, Shrillary won’t have to answer jack and or squat. The media is no longer the gatekeeper. They are the cheerleader.

Minnfidel on January 7, 2014 at 2:24 PM

Memo to Benghazi witnesses:

Stay away from Fort Marcy Park.

viking01 on January 7, 2014 at 2:30 PM

The strategy will probably be to issue a farcically threadbare “comprehensive” explanation, and then to claim that any questions on Benghazi have already been answered. That’s pretty much what Hillary and the Obama administration have done all along, no?

This doesn’t matter in the least. Like Hilary said, what difference does it make? It doesn’t change her negligence to her professional responsibility. It doesn’t change her dereliction of her sworn duties. It doesn’t change that 4 people are dead now because she simply didn’t do her job. It doesn’t change that she should never server in the public trust again, where insuring the safety lives of others are among her responsibilities.

paulsur on January 7, 2014 at 2:32 PM

That’s pretty much what Hillary and the Obama administration have done all along, no?

Exactly. I’m hoping that the Benghazi fiasco will be Hillary’s Lewinski fiasco and that the world will finally see that both Hillary and Bill are nothing but a couple of lying opportunists and that they’re cast aside never to be considered for another political office again. Amen.

scalleywag on January 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

GOP candidate should refuse the debate until she answers all the Benghazi questions, fully…whether prior or during the debate. That’s free coverage from an unwilling media when they are forced to explain why GOP candidate refused the debate.

Karmi on January 7, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Spend 30 seconds thinking about how she, the DNC, and the media would convey that in reality and you’ll realize that it’s a silly notion.

No one’s going to *force* the media to tell the truth when they can simply lie (as they do already) and so much of the f*cktarded public will simply shrug and say “oh, wow – those Republicans are really stoopid.”

Midas on January 7, 2014 at 2:42 PM

scalleywag on January 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

BUT, before that happens I hope she campaigns for the next 2 years and spends every nickle she can get her grubby little hands on and is totally humiliated in a landslide election. THEN she and Bill can slink off into oblivion, never to be heard from in the political theater again.

scalleywag on January 7, 2014 at 2:42 PM

This doesn’t matter in the least. Like Hilary said, what difference does it make? It doesn’t change her negligence to her professional responsibility. It doesn’t change her dereliction of her sworn duties. It doesn’t change that 4 people are dead now because she simply didn’t do her job. It doesn’t change that she should never server in the public trust again, where insuring the safety lives of others are among her responsibilities.

paulsur on January 7, 2014 at 2:32 PM

You’re 100% correct.

And it doesn’t change the fact that she, the DNC, and the media will lie about it, and use it *against* the Republicans for trying to dredge up the past ‘already answered questions’, ‘playing the politics of personal destruction’, ‘hating Hillary only because she’s a woman’, and more.

We know this, yes?

I’m not saying it’s right for them to do that, or it’s wrong to bring it up – I just wish ‘our side’ would quit deluding itself as to what to expect.

Midas on January 7, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Killary, the Butcher of Benghazi, answers to NO ONE!

Hill60 on January 7, 2014 at 3:10 PM

I’ve heard DNC shill Candy Crowley already is coordinating another lie phrased as a question to help Shrillary out in any debates.

viking01 on January 7, 2014 at 3:17 PM

What is Hillary’s body count?

Murphy9 on January 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM

No word on where either Obama or Hillary were on Sept 11, 2012.

The Secret Service has pictures of Hillary sitting on Obama’s face.

PD Quig on January 7, 2014 at 3:19 PM

She won’t have to because the Democrat that’s in the primary against her is going to run the 3 a.m. phone call ad, with her shouting, “What difference does it make.” and she’ll be out of the race.

bflat879 on January 7, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Here’s how the Congressional Hearing would / should go after bringing Hillary in again prior to the 2016 Election:

“Mrs. Clinton…

Prior to the anniversary of 9/11, an Al ‘9/11’ Qaeda-associated militia was hired to protect Ambassador Stevens and Americans in Benghazi. There were 2 terrorist attacks against the Ambassador and the compound in Benghazi. Ambassador Stevens requested additional security after each one, and the State Department repeatedly denied the requests. Approximately 1 month prior to the attack on 9/11 that resulted in the deaths of Ambassador Stevens and 3 other Americans in Benghazi the State Department received numerous warnings regarding threats made by Al Qaeda calling for the death of Ambassador Stevens in retaliation for the death of a Libyan Al Qaeda member by the US a month earlier. Ambassador Stevens requested additional security again and warned he would ide if a 3rd, more coordinated attack occurred. These warnings were ignored, and Ambassador Stevens request for additional security was again denied.

In Egypt, Intel reported that the Muslim Brotherhood had made a deal to allow a rival terrorist group to let them participate in the Middle East-wide attack on U.S. embassies as long as no U.S. personnel were killed. If the Brotherhood refused to allow this to happen, according to the report, this rival group would spread the word that the Brotherhood had become U.S. lackeys. Reports claim discussions between the Brotherhood and the State Department occurred immediately after this agreement was made. Days prior to 9/11 the USMC Detachment responsible for protecting the Cairo, Egypt Embassy was ordered NOT to carry live ammunition on 9/11. Speculation based on the reports was that the State Department / U.S. government, responsible for helping the Brotherhood take over in Egypt, assisted and allowed the brotherhood to allow this attack to happen so the Brotherhood could ‘save face’ in Egypt.

On 9/11 approximately 20 U.S. Embassies throughout the Middle East were attacked, making this the single worst day in regards to foreign policy/events in US history. Four embassies were reportedly over-run – burned and heavily damaged. In Benghazi, the attack on the compound went on for approximately 12 hours. The #2 Ambassador in Libya testified that he called and notified Hillary Clinton the Benghazi compound was under attack. The CIA testified that within an hour after the attack began they sent a cable to the White House WAR Room (where Obama & Hillary watched the OBL mission) and to the State Department declaring the attack to be a terrorist attack. According to the CIA the White House and the State Department modified that cable 1t times, stripping every reference to a terrorist attack from the report before releasing the report to the media and giving them a coordinated LIE about the attack being a protest of a video. During the 12 hour attack General Carter Ham, AFRICOM Commander was relieved of duty for voicing his intent to ignore a ‘Stand Down’ order, an order telling him NOT to send his military response team that was preparing to leave to go to the aid of the Americans still fighting for their lives in Benghazi. No help was ever sent, as the Americans in Benghazi were abandoned and betrayed.

So, Mrs. Clinton:
Part of your duties as Secretary of State include organizing and supervising the Dept of State. Do you feel you did so successfully, and if so HOW/WHY?

Part of your duty was to Advises the President on matters relating to U.S. foreign policy. Did you advise the President to abandon the Americans in Benghazi during the 12 hour fire-fight/attack? Were you the one who recommended an Al Qarda-associated militia be hired to protect Ambassador Stevens? Did YOU order requests for additional security be denied? Did you know about them, and if not, WHY NOT?

Part of your duties include being Responsible for overall direction, coordination, and supervision of interdepartmental activities of the U.S. Government overseas. You have declared you never knew about the requests or hardly anything about what was going on in Benghazi. That would be a failure to carry out this duty. Was that due to incompetence, neglect, or is it part of a lie to cover your own arse?

Part of your duties include Communicating issues relating the United States foreign policy to Congress and to U.S. citizens. Why did you never tell Congress of the previous terror attacks, the threats to Stevens’ life, the Intel regarding the 9/11 Middle East-wide coordinated attacks, and the need for additional security at our Embassies?

To this day, Mrs. Clinton, neither you nor President Obama have answered the question of where you were on that day, the anniversary of 9/11, when American Emassies and americans throughout the Middle East was under attack and during which time 4 Americans were betrayed and abandoned to die in Benghazi. As far as we know, Mrs. Clinton, you two were AWOL on one of the deadliest days in our history, most definitely during your time as Secretary of State. So WHERE WERE YOU, MRS. CLINTON? Were you in charge of the Dept. of State and supervising this crisis or not?

Do you STILL think, based on what happened that day, think you are still the most qualified person to answer that proverbial 1am phone call, Mrs. Clinton? History, the facts regarding your performance on that day, suggest otherwise.

Does it matter NOW, Mrs. Clinton?”

Now that the citizens of the United States all know that

easyt65 on January 7, 2014 at 3:25 PM

(forget that last partial sentence – error)

easyt65 on January 7, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I hope her @$$ gets ‘Swift Boa..’…er, ‘BENGHAZI’ed BIG TIME!

If I were the Republicans, the commercial I would run round the clock would be the video of her debating Obama, telling him how SHE was most qualified to answer that phone call, a cut to video of terrorists in the burning Benghazi compound, ending with Hillary feigning anger and screaming, “What does it matter?”

‘Betraying and abandoning Americans to die matters!’

easyt65 on January 7, 2014 at 3:30 PM

There are five other defenses of Benghazi not mentioned.

1. It was Bushes Fault?
2. It was one of those “Female days”?
3. It wasn’t me. It was someone that only looked like me.
4. Jackboot! I was only following orders.
5. Now that “his” kind is out of the way we can make real progress towards the 100 year rein.

jpcpt03 on January 7, 2014 at 3:35 PM

I’m in favor of asking the questions over and over, finding small inconsistencies, and trumpeting them as loudly as possible, rather than “one big, long, meaty piece” that can be buried and forgotten by the next news cycle. Rotten fruit on the ground is quickly devoured by ants, if you get my drift.

RebeccaH on January 7, 2014 at 3:55 PM

They caught her lying about not seeing the requests for added security. I think she’s not getting around this.

dogsoldier on January 7, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Hillary will have to answer Benghazi questions if she runs in 2016

Who’s going to make her?

Socratease on January 7, 2014 at 5:20 PM

Really? Cause the media sure hasn’t shown any interest in making her answer it so far…. Heck, they haven’t even made Obama answer for any of his more obvious fibs.

2nd Ammendment Mother on January 7, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Nah, she won’t. It will be “off limits.” The media will not ask and the Republican candidate will never push this issue in a debate.

mojojojo on January 7, 2014 at 7:53 PM

HILLARY should be on trial for criminally negligent homicide of 4 Americans.

TX-96 on January 7, 2014 at 8:25 PM