Jay Carney clashes with Jon Karl: That Benghazi e-mail from Ben Rhodes wasn’t about Benghazi

posted at 3:21 pm on April 30, 2014 by Allahpundit

Not the first time the White House has tried to spin itself out of a political jam on Benghazi by very finely parsing a particular choice of words. The day after the attack, Obama said vaguely in the Rose Garden that “no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation;” after that, however, he studiously refused to describe Benghazi as a terrorist attack. Then, later, having taken some heat for that, he insisted that he’d been calling it terrorism all along, pointing back to his Rose Garden statement as proof. WaPo’s fact-checker slapped him with four Pinocchios for that.

Now here’s Carney insisting that the Ben Rhodes email that lit up conservative media yesterday, which listed as one of the White House’s goals before Susan Rice’s Sunday show appearances “to underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy,” didn’t necessarily mean Benghazi — even though the whole reason Rice was booked was because a U.S. ambassador had just been killed in the American consulate there. It’s basically his version of “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” Is it working?

Q: Jay, I guess you’re aware that Judicial Watch obtained an email from Ben Rhodes to staff members about the Benghazi attack.

MR. CARNEY: That’s incorrect, but go ahead.

Q: Oh, OK.

MR. CARNEY: The email and the talking points were not about Benghazi. They were about the general situation in the Muslim world, where you saw, as you may recall, protests…

That exchange isn’t in the clip below (it happened a few minutes earlier in the briefing) but you’ll see Carney reiterate the point. In other words, he wants you to think that Rhodes’s e-mail wasn’t about spinning the gigantic foreign-policy crisis foisted on the White House by the Benghazi attack but rather the much smaller crisis of Islamists gathering near the U.S. embassies on the anniversary of 9/11 to protest the Mohammed movie. It’s ludicrous on its face. If he’s desperate to spin the Rhodes e-mail, I wonder, why didn’t he follow the timeline a la Dave Weigel and argue that Rhodes himself was merely reacting to the first draft of the CIA talking points issued earlier that same day? The White House’s goal all along in this mess over the video has been to keep it safely quarantined outside their own building, a product of honest error by U.S. intelligence, not scapegoating directed from political agents in Obama’s inner circle. Carney could have made that move here; instead, he decided to try arguing that somehow the entire public’s confused about the plain import of Rhodes’s e-mail, to spin the Benghazi attack. Baffling.

Another question from Karl: Why wasn’t Rhodes’s e-mail released before yesterday? It … does seem germane to the House’s investigation of Benghazi.

If there’s no smoking gun and they’re eager to put Benghazi behind them, everything should have been disgorged to House investigators ASAP. Instead, this. What conclusion should be drawn?


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That depends on what the meaning of “Benghazi” is.

rightside on April 30, 2014 at 3:25 PM

They simply cannot speak the truth at any time…

mnjg on April 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

No, no! He was referring to Ben G. Hazi. His space bar has been sticking lately

rightside on April 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I’m almost feeling sorry for Mr. Carney, if I didn’t know that 99% of the people in that room won’t take this ration of b.s. and run with it like it from the Gospel.

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.

Shameless liar Jay Carney lies shamelessly.

rbj on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

OT but important:
Federal minimum wage hike fails in Senate, 54-42.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

hahaha, that was priceless!

In my best Rev Wright voice….”the chickens are coming home to roost” LOLOL *diabolical laughing….

DebraChicago on April 30, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Death by a thousand emails is still death.

Good enough for government work

Impeach Obama

Roy Rogers on April 30, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Of course the Carny Barker is going to lie. He was included on the e-mail. Besides, it’s all he has.

LastRonin on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Hey, on the plus side, now everybody gets to visit Zimbabwe without buying a plane ticket.

3rd world.

tetriskid on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Carney………and when I’m peeing….it really is pooh!

KOOLAID2 on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

What gets me is that 41% of the country buys this bs. In Obama’s bizarro world up is down and down is up. Or maybe it’s a Jedi mind trick, “Those are not the memos you are looking for…” Disgusting.

warmairfan on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Jay looked like he’d swallowed a bumblebee.

butch on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Everything out of the mouths of this administration is a lie…

And if you don’t agree with me you are a racist…

PatriotRider on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Uh Jay, the email has the words Benghazi in all Capital letters right on it.

Nothing to see here, not a scandal it wasn’t about Benghazi.

Idiots.

Johnnyreb on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

No, no! He was referring to Ben G. Hazi. His space bar has been sticking lately

rightside on April 30, 2014 at 3:26 PM

He knows 3 Ben G. Hazi’s, which one are you refering to?

LastRonin on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

yup and the D social media accounts are working overtime explaining it’s the Rs fault. Obstructionism. LOL have to love the hypocrisy. Like they haven’t been obstructing the Benghazi committees? Esh

CoffeeLover on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Carney personally knows 3 Benghazis…

ToddPA on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

“These are not the details/emails you’re looking for”

RadioAngel on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

What conclusion should be drawn?

LIARS!

GarandFan on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Ben, you talking about Ben? Haven’t seen him in years, but when I see him, I will mention that you were looking for him.

right2bright on April 30, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Then, later, having taken some heat for that, he insisted that he’d been calling it terrorism all along, pointing back to his Rose Garden statement as proof. WaPo’s fact-checker slapped him with four Pinocchios for that.

Boy I bet Carney was wishing that Candy Crowley was in that room waving the transcript in her fat greasy fingers when this came up. The cow screaming “he said terrorism” worked before in getting the administration beyond the point where they told lies about those Libyans rushing Christopher Stevens to the hospital (even though they were clearly dragging his body through Benghazi in the Muslim version of a victory celebration).

Happy Nomad on April 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

This sumbich Lies like a Cleptomaniac Steals…

ToddPA on April 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

My my, wouldn’t that have to mean that some Democrats voted against it? Rhetorical question.

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

yup and the D social media accounts are working overtime explaining it’s the Rs fault. Obstructionism. LOL have to love the hypocrisy. Like they haven’t been obstructing the Benghazi committees? Esh

CoffeeLover on April 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Good connection

It’s only “obstructionism” when the Rs do it!

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Lying liars are characteristically lying about lies told by other lying liars while briefing profession comprised of 99% lying liars.

You have been FAR MORE conservative in tone of late, AP – so I’ll mentally direct my anger primarily at the Hot Air editorial GOPe’rs

Given your ability to NOT GAG while defending the GOPe, GOPe Donor Class, John Boehner et al …

… you have precious little credible OUTRAGE that would draw the attention & support of people who KNOW that a GOP House Majority has the ability to COMPLETELY DISRUPT the lying liars but CHOOSES not to do so.

PolAgnostic on April 30, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Both Obama and Carney should be very glad that Pinocchio openly happened in a cartoon. ‘Cause otherwise, their schnozes could extend the length of the entire country.

Bitter Clinger on April 30, 2014 at 3:33 PM

The press corps (as much as I dislike the lot of them) should get hazardous duty pay for attending briefings with Carney. It is hazardous to their sanity to have to pretend to be civil to someone who so blatantly lie about everything.

TimsTruth on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

I would like to know why the copies given Issa’s committee were so heavily redacted. Well,……. I already do. Read somewhere they tried to classify this email retroactively, but failed. Might have been Jason Chaffez

butch on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Uh Jay, the email has the words Benghazi in all Capital letters right on it.

Nothing to see here, not a scandal it wasn’t about Benghazi.

Idiots.

Johnnyreb on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Hey! Who you gonna believe, Carney or your lying eyes?

Happy Nomad on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

My my, wouldn’t that have to mean that some Democrats voted against it? Rhetorical question.

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Sorry, they needed 60 votes to get cloture. So all the Ds & Is voted for it, and Bob Corker did too. But fell short by 4 votes.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

What gets me is that 41% of the country buys this bs. In Obama’s bizarro world up is down and down is up. Or maybe it’s a Jedi mind trick, “Those are not the memos you are looking for…” Disgusting.

warmairfan on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The super vast majority of the democrat voters (over 80% of them) are extremely stupid people, most of them are living either entirely or to a large degree on the producers expense… As long as their leaders give them the tax payers money (the parasite class) and or tell them the left wing lunacy that they want to hear (left wing lunatics class) they will always support them no matter what… This is a simple fact that we should accept…

mnjg on April 30, 2014 at 3:35 PM

The U.S.A. is now ruled by lies.

Climate Change.

Americans are all racist.

Big Goverment is the only answer.

More Tax and Spending the only choice.

Next up: Toyota will be sued for their move to Texas cause they are just racist who want to join up with all those cracker Texans who all carry guns.

There is little freedom left to U.S. by the left.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 30, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Can you just imagine all the dirt that will be found once Holder is gone and dirt can be dug by the GOP senate? That’s why Obama is lawyering up with Clinton’s whitewater lawyer and Holder has done everything he can to cover up/run interference; whether voter fraud/intimidation from the NBPP, the IRS, Pigford reparation scam, Benghazi, can’t prove it, but I’d bet blackmailing Petraus, etc. It’s imperative that the GOP gets the Senate to dig and you can be sure the fighting in the trenches will be epic.

DebraChicago on April 30, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Why was this email redacted the first time it was sent to congress?

Now that we know the full text could you explain what national secrets were being protected?

Cinematicfilm on April 30, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Redistribution of lies.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 30, 2014 at 3:39 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?

And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?

I mean, you read it, right?

everdiso on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

The press corps (as much as I dislike the lot of them) should get hazardous duty pay for attending briefings with Carney. It is hazardous to their sanity to have to pretend to be civil to someone who so blatantly lie about everything.

TimsTruth on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Oh please! With a couple of exceptions, the White House Press Corps are nothing but stenographers who dutifully repeat the White House spin. What was the big story this afternoon- the Senate voting down a hike in the minimum wage for the parasitic low-skill workers or was it that pathetic 0.1% bump in the GDP? The bad poll numbers for the filthy rat-eared bastard or the fact that a fat racist cow is now considering buying the Clippers when the NBA Nazis steal the franchise?

The press corps is not doing their jobs so they can sit through Carney’s lectures for hours as far as I am concerned.

Happy Nomad on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Carney is either the most brazen liaron earth or a complete idiot. The damn email says benghazi all over it, and he says it’s not about benghazi. This is nuts.

Ta111 on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

The levels of criminality involved in this are mind-boggling. Everyone from Ben Rhodes to Hillary Clinton to Jay Carney to Susan Rice to Mike Morell to Barack Obama and on and on must explain themselves minute-by-minute. American “liberals” and their media consorts should search their souls. People died here.

Akzed on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Dang high winds have caused the power to be shit off

oscarwilde on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

My bet is Obama will re-nounce his U.S. citizenship the day he leaves office.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

that’s some comedy gold, there…

dpduq on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

The House must start impeachment proceedings. Nixon had less going against him at this point. Obama and his administration have actually done what they accused Nixon of doing. Plus people freaking died!

NWConservative on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

OT but important:
Federal minimum wage hike fails in Senate, 54-42.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Whew! Thanks for the update.

Missy on April 30, 2014 at 3:42 PM

Sorry, they needed 60 votes to get cloture. So 53 Ds & Is voted for it, and Bob Corker did too. But fell short by 6 votes.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Fixed – to get the math/counts proper! :)

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:44 PM

They were talking about Ben-Gausey, a NEW! therapeutic gauze wrap impregnated with Ben-Gay.

Ward Cleaver on April 30, 2014 at 3:45 PM

Call me crazy, but do I sense that the MSM media sharks, who generally cover for Obama, smell blood in the water?

The question is will some of them decide it is better to become Woodward and Bernstein vs. Obama’s lackey’s.

Tater Salad on April 30, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Face it, they’ve gotten away with so many lies now, it’s starting to look like a contest within the regime to see how obvious they can be about lying and still get away with it.

dentarthurdent on April 30, 2014 at 3:47 PM

Something for all the leftist thugs to focus on.

Goebbels adores Carney.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:47 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right? And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right? I mean, you read it, right? everdiso on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Huh, so where did Susan Rice, Hussein 0b00ba, and Huma Clinton get the idea that the video and the attack were inextricably connected?

Akzed on April 30, 2014 at 3:48 PM

My bet is Obama will re-nounce his U.S. citizenship the day he leaves office.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Well, you can’t be the UN Secretary General if you’re an American.

Happy Nomad on April 30, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Obama and Carney have the same facial characteristics when they lie. Namely, they both smile, in condescending fashion. It’s a dead giveaway, as if they’re thinking “this issue that you’re forcing me to lie about is so beneath me, you simply cannot understand the depth and complexity of my lie, and I’m running out of patience with your refusal to accept that my lie is the right answer to your question.”

Erich66 on April 30, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Dang high winds have caused the power to be shit off

oscarwilde on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

I’m going to assume you meant “shut”.

Or was that a Freudian slip?

Bitter Clinger on April 30, 2014 at 3:49 PM

It should NEVER be ignored that said e-mail was not given to congress, but was released years later, after bitter fights by a private company.

The WH is full of deceiving swine and obama did NOT win the 2012 election, like I told you repeatedly.

The charlatans stole the election and Mitt let them.

After the 1st debate it was Mitt’s to lose, and he did.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Does anyone think Jonathon Karl will let this die? Especially since he was just lied to.

Tater Salad on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Hillary, the sow, liked with all the caskets behind her, and so did obama, the thug.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

LOL, people act like they’re shocked he’s lying his azz off.

This Regime has done nothing BUT lie about everything, from day one.

I would be SHOCKED if they ever came out and said something, ANYTHING truthful.

Meople on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Ben was really good as a bad guy in Road House and Al Capone….

dentarthurdent on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Call me crazy, but do I sense that the MSM media sharks, who generally cover for Obama, smell blood in the water?

The question is will some of them decide it is better to become Woodward and Bernstein vs. Obama’s lackey’s.

Tater Salad on April 30, 2014 at 3:46 PM

No you aren’t crazy, it is starting to happen. A trickle here and there at first, but the dam is starting to break.

Johnnyreb on April 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

Call me crazy, but do I sense that the MSM media sharks, who generally cover for Obama, smell blood in the water?

The question is will some of them decide it is better to become Woodward and Bernstein vs. Obama’s lackey’s.

Tater Salad on April 30, 2014 at 3:46 PM

That’s wishful thinking and not reality-based perception. Face it, even if some reporter wanted to become the next Woodward or Bernstein. They guy who sent that e-mail still has his brother running interception at CBS News. And the other networks are equally cowed.

Happy Nomad on April 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

What conclusion should be drawn?

The obvious one, that you and us are racists, duh.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

ABC News is now racist

“I never saw George Bush treated like this. I never saw Bill Clinton treated like this, with such disrespect.”

faraway on April 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?

And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?

I mean, you read it, right?

everdisodumb on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

So, then, why did Susan Rice go on 5 Sunday shows and claim that it was all about the video?

Bitter Clinger on April 30, 2014 at 3:52 PM

OT but important:
Federal minimum wage hike fails in Senate, 54-42.

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:27 PM

Great! Now Bammy’s gonna get out his pen.

His will be done.

/SNARK

hawkeye54 on April 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Does anyone think Jonathon Karl will let this die? Especially since he was just lied to.

Tater Salad on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

‘let this die’??? ROFL

This is from 9-11-2012. Someone just told Karl about this.

faraway on April 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Someone should tell Jay that he is not going to get the Stephanopoulos chair on ABC when he leaves this job. He’ll be lucky to be seated at the little kids’ table.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Carney actually knows of 3 different cities named Benghazi, the email from Rhodes could have been about any of them.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

This is literally shameful. I think ole Carney is going to be saying “Bubbye” pretty soon. What a freaking pathetic lying tool. Just like POTUS

Key West Reader on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Let’s not forget that a man with a Youtube account spent over a year in jail for this.

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Someone should tell Jay that he is not going to get the Stephanopoulos chair on ABC when he leaves this job. He’ll be lucky to be seated at the little kids’ table.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 3:53 PM

I hear there’s an empty seat at PMSNBC left by Wharfboy….

dentarthurdent on April 30, 2014 at 3:55 PM

Damn, the rest of the world gets the apology treatment and we get bold faced lie and deny treatment day after day on almost every issue.

tej on April 30, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Carney actually knows of 3 different cities named Benghazi, the email from Rhodes could have been about any of them.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Are any of them in Eastasia?

dentarthurdent on April 30, 2014 at 3:56 PM

22044 on April 30, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Oh, well good, as long as they can blame Republicans this election season, all is well.

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?

And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?

I mean, you read it, right?

everdiso on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Which makes a girl wonder where the notion of a video came from considering how it became Central Fact #1.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

ABC News is now racist

“I never saw George Bush treated like this. I never saw Bill Clinton treated like this, with such disrespect.”

faraway on April 30, 2014 at 3:51 PM

True, Bush was never treated like this….he was treated much, much worse.

hawkeye54 on April 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Carney actually knows of 3 different cities named Benghazi, the email from Rhodes could have been about any of them.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Isn’t Benghazi one of the 57 states?

Bitter Clinger on April 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

Are they going to admit that Ambassador Christopher Stevens was raped and dragged naked and dead through the streets of Benghazi by AlQueda whilst Obama got his beauty sleep?

No Justice, no Peace Obama…. You’re DONE.

Key West Reader on April 30, 2014 at 3:57 PM

What’s next? Denying that Obama is President?

VorDaj on April 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Dang high winds have caused the power to be shit off

oscarwilde on April 30, 2014 at 3:41 PM

.
I HATE when that shit happens!

;->

PolAgnostic on April 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

everdiso on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

We noticed the part about working with the Libyan authorities to get justices, how’s that coming along?

Cindy Munford on April 30, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Wasn’t (former) SoS Clinton going to conduct a full scale investigation into the Benghazi “events” to gather the “facts” and make them available to the American people? Because transparency and all that.

Did that happen? If so, I completely missed it.

dissent555 on April 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

The fact remains no one is asking why our ambassador was in Benghazi in the first place. We’ve established the lie was for political expediency.

DanMan on April 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

Hillary, the sow, liked with all the caskets behind her, and so did obama, the thug.

Schadenfreude on April 30, 2014 at 3:50 PM

And then with her coke bottle glasses putting on that stunning display at the congressional hearing after her “accident”…”what difference, at this point, does it matter?”

DebraChicago on April 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

What’s next? Denying that Obama is President?

VorDaj on April 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

That will be what we hear in the decades to come, when we’re still trying to recover from the ObamaDepression.

They’ll deny that he was ever actually President. And the State-Run media will parrot it, and marvel at how easily they are spun.

Meople on April 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?
 
And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?
 
I mean, you read it, right?
 
everdiso on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

 
I’ve often wondered about the true believers Obama, Carney, Pelosi, etc. try so hard to convince
 
Page 5 (hint: the first readable email), Subject line redacted
 

Q- “What’s your response to the Independent story that says we have intelligence 48 hours in advance of the Benghazi attack that was ignored?”
 
A-“This story is absolutely wrong. We are not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the U.S. mission was planned or imminent. We also see indications that this action was related to the video that has sparked protests in other countries.”
 
http://www.judicialwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/1919_production-4-17-14.pdf#page=5

 
I mean, you read it, right?

rogerb on April 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

An E-mail that contains the word “Benghazi” twice (and “Libyan” once) was not about Benghazi.

Since the word “demonstrations” also appears twice, the E-mail was about demonstrations.

So declareth Benghazi Bob Carney.

According to our illustrious former Secretary of State, what difference does it make?

Steve Z on April 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

What’s next? Denying that Obama is President?

VorDaj on April 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Well, in a way, they do that. It’s called Blaming Republicans for Everything Going Wrong.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

I mean you guys did read the excerpt of that email specifically titled “Benghazi”, right?

And you noticed that there was not one reference to a video in that section, right?

I mean, you read it, right?

everdisodumb on April 30, 2014 at 3:40 PM

So, then, why did Susan Rice go on 5 Sunday shows and claim that it was all about the video?

Bitter Clinger on April 30, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Also there is no connecting dots in Lala land.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=127YVoobvug

Update tweet.

Jonathan Karl ‏@jonkarl 23m
Clarification – the Benghazi section I posted was not part of the Rhodes “re: PREP CALL with Susan” email. This was: pic.twitter.com/LPTKaiJW4u
Embedded image permalink

MontanaMmmm on April 30, 2014 at 4:03 PM

And I bet Holder blackmailed Patreus into silence/early retirement. After he said Hillary was a great SOS, I knew they had something big on him. Gates was the only one with a modicum of integrity.

DebraChicago on April 30, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Carney actually knows of 3 different cities named Benghazi, the email from Rhodes could have been about any of them.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 3:54 PM

There is a small city in southeastern Washington state named Walla Walla. Walla Walla is actually Fugawee Indian for Benghazi Benghazi.

VorDaj on April 30, 2014 at 4:04 PM

What gets me is that 41% of the country buys this bs. In Obama’s bizarro world up is down and down is up. Or maybe it’s a Jedi mind trick, “Those are not the memos you are looking for…” Disgusting.

warmairfan on April 30, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Have you ever watched “Water’s World” on O’Reilly? The percentage of complete morons that he interviews is well over 41%. Of course, that is in New York.

cajunpatriot on April 30, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Politicos: “Oh my gosh! Their liars!!!”

Average American: “Who is getting voted off American Idol tonight?”

portlandon on April 30, 2014 at 4:05 PM

The fact remains no one is asking why our ambassador was in Benghazi in the first place. We’ve established the lie was for political expediency.

DanMan on April 30, 2014 at 4:02 PM

they were shipping arms to Obama’s Allies – Al Q – Moslem Brotherhood, arming the Egyptian Morsi as well as Tunisia.

And why is there a media blackout on what Obama is doing in Venezuela?

Key West Reader on April 30, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Have you ever watched “Water’s World” on O’Reilly? The percentage of complete morons that he interviews is well over 41%. Of course, that is in New York.

cajunpatriot on April 30, 2014 at 4:04 PM

The other 59% run away from him before he can interview them. Foxophobes.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Carney obviously confused April Fools with Honesty Day….lol

dddave on April 30, 2014 at 4:07 PM

M240H on April 30, 2014 at 4:07 PM

Jay actually looked like he was pining for the fiords this morning.

de rigueur on April 30, 2014 at 4:08 PM

The better question is how many on the left don’t buy it but simply don’t care because they built their boy up too much to tear him down.

Bishop on April 30, 2014 at 4:08 PM

That was fun!!

Soooo, did Jon Carney get a little On-the-job training from Baghdad Bob?

There Goes the Neighborhood on April 30, 2014 at 4:08 PM

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