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Among the State Department officials reinstated today is…

posted at 3:14 pm on August 20, 2013 by

Charlene Lamb.  You might remember that name:

“Sir, we had the correct number of [security] assets in Benghazi at the time of 9/11 [2012].”

She’s back on the job, as of today.  Over at Townhall, I expand on Ed’s theme of Benghazi accountability — or the comprehensive lack thereof:

Nearly a full year after the lethal raid, (a) none of the dozens of attackers have been apprehended or dealt with, (b) numerous high-risk diplomatic missions remain woefully unsafe(c) long-standing questions remain unanswered, as very serious new ones arise(d) two of the central players in the cover-up have been promoted by the president, and (e) even those few government officials nominally “punished” for this disgraceful meltdown have been reinstated.  Zero accountability.

Though these galling facts may shock the conscience of average Americans, the administration is unfazed.  After all, Benghazi is a “phony scandal,” so what difference does it make?

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Democrats always reward their loyal criminals. This is beyond disgusting!

neyney on August 20, 2013 at 3:25 PM

On the bright side, Hillary wasn’t reinstated as Secretary of State.
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Bitter Clinger on August 20, 2013 at 3:30 PM

but whatever you do don’t think about interrupting the flow of money available to this administration for everything it wants with no accountability

don’t even talk about it…too radical

DanMan on August 20, 2013 at 4:08 PM

After all, Benghazi is a “phony scandal,” so what difference does it make?

I’ll tell you what difference it makes…..
@ZombieChrisStevens

ted c on August 20, 2013 at 4:34 PM

Isn’t the exact quote “so what difference at this point does it make”?

In my former profession one of the cardinal rules was “old and cold”…let enough time elapse between step 1 and all further steps and you will get to the desired solution. We never risked 8 months though. In this case, I guess 8 months is long enough…hide them (with pay) and bring them back as if it was pure coincidence. Not unlike Lerner in the IRS matter.

teejk on August 20, 2013 at 5:32 PM

One thing we’ve learned today is that, to the degree there is a performance ‘bar’ in our government, it is set no higher than ‘well-intentioned incompetence’. Meet at least that level of performance and you’re good to go. That whole ‘good enough for government work’ meme was actually not as exacting as we thought.

mdavt on August 20, 2013 at 7:16 PM

How does a person like this Ms. Lamb live with herself knowing full well 4 Americans died on her watch. Democrats have no morals!!

karlinsync on August 21, 2013 at 9:22 AM

What does someone in the state department need to do to get fired?

Freddy on August 22, 2013 at 8:57 PM