This week’s presidential debate should have provided voters with some answers on the tragedy that happened in Benghazi, Libya on Sept. 11. Instead, we heard more confusing statements from President Obama. But this Monday, at the third and final presidential faceoff between Obama and Romney, the focus will be on foreign affairs — and the President must finally come clean. There are two main issues: the failure by the Obama administration to secure the consulate in Libya in the run-up to the attack, and the conflicting stories and lack of credible information in the weeks that followed.
The fact is that you can blame it on a mob, terrorists, or the Red Army if you want, but the truth is that Zero, Joe-BiteME, and Hildebeast did NOT protect the four brave Americans and got them killed. Nobody died during Watergate under Nixon, but Americans died in Benghazi, Libya. Shame.
He owes us the truth, but at this point, I hope he doesnt even try to come clean. There are enough people that will believe him and a MSM that will spin it, that he could come out looking competent. If he doesnt do it today, then we at least have a chance for Romney to drive it home in the debate.
I wish I was a fly on the wall to hear how they are trying to get a story pulled together on this one!
You can bet that Axelgrease and his lying monkey brigade have been feverishly working to coach Obama how to lie and bluster his way past this one. You can also bet that the moderator has also been given the high sign on how to help him evade and avoid this. Romney needs to be prepared for BOTH his adversaries Monday evening.
Obama's only success on foreign policy was taking out Bin Laden and a few other terrorist. Romney, if he wins the coin toss, should start by diffusing this win by Obama by complementing him and the Seals for the success. Then immediately launch into making sure that this fight may only be beginning. Benghazi was just another reminder. This election is over. Obama will not be able to hit a grand slam at tomorrow's debate.
Joe Biden unwittingly gave us a glimpse of one defense they will use. Ask again and again "What will you do differently" as in Syria for example. This is a very tricky no win question for a challenger to respond to. Mitt should plainly say that it is not the what but the how that differentiates him. His actions though overtly similar will be backed by Reagan's "Peace through Strength" philosophy (which has been systematically dismantled by both Clinton and Zippy). Hence the negotiations, the agreements, the warnings, the actions though similar will be far more effective.
What's he going to say? That he had a bunch of cia in country to recover all the guns and ammo he gave the islamist whack jobs? And oops, the ambassador and three contractors, all Americans, were killed over a 6 HOUR gun fight that his people sent drones to video? OR that he has a corrupt, complicit media that are willing to assist him in lying to the American people? How about that we owe him the potus and are really, really stupid, and nothing else matters? His true feelings.
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country boy, 10/21/2012 7:40:49 AM (No. 8949508)
I don't give any credit to obama for the killing of Bin Laden. The Pentagon had a high level plan to take the guy out, which was developed and approved all along the chain of command during Bush 43. The plan was on auto-pilot.
obama had no more to do with the killing of Bin Laden than Bill Clinton had to do with the booming economy in the '90, really just a continuation of the Reagan rally.
I hope that someone, Schieffer or Romney, asks Obama why he has not spoken to the American people about this. An ambassador and three other Americans were brutally murdered. An ambassador for God's sake! Any normal, caring, intelligent president would have understood a requirement to explain and calm us. Our currently missing media would have been setting fire to the rose garden and chopping down Andrew Jackson's magnolia if a Bush were hiding out in this way.
At this point he can't come clean - for the simple reason that whatever they are trying to hide is much much worse than weeks of lies and shifting cover-ups. Just imagine what the truth really is if they have made this kind of effort to keep it hidden.
The plain truth is that Hillary's stumblebums are probably too scared to make a move on their own lest they be browbeaten and intimidated personally by the Hillbag. We all know how she handles people...which is to say the least certainly NOT very diplomatically! So people were probably standing around looking at each other saying I'm not making a decision and either the Hillbag couldn't be found, or more likely nobody dared disturb her heinous only to have their head handed to them! Meanwhile the Obamboozler couldn't be distracted from campaigning and fund raising to do a real job so Ambassador Stevens was left in Hell to be roasted, raped and killed. Their ignorant arrogance and the protective MSM allowed them to believe that they could simply tell whatever story that sounds good without ever considering that the Truth might actually escape to the America public. This uncommonly haughty, condescending and dangerous bunch of buffoons we have working for us has to go!
Just like the name Ross Perot will go down in history, wouldn't you think someone, anyone deep in this administration would be so fed up by now that they would come forward and lay out all the ugly facts with no warning, just a spontaneous Oct./Nov. MegaSurprise?? Their name would be synonymous with saving America.
The answer to the question by the "NY Daily News" and many others, "Why wasn't our consulate protected?" is simple and sitting right there in plain view. At the very least our prez is a muslim sympathizer. He has proven it over and over with both actions and policies. His bowing and scraping to muslim despots, his overt contempt for Israel and other allies and his personal statements leave no room for doubt. Then there is his gross incompetence and his Keystone Cops Administration that makes constant blunders and mistakes. It's a wonder we have survived this long.
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beat the press, 10/21/2012 9:21:42 AM (No. 8949697)
The man child's first instinct is to look for anyone or anything that could possibly be to blame besides the religion of peace. Anyone with a functioning brain knew Fort Hood was terrorism, yet even after a "investigation" it was labeled a work place incident.
BIG Sis, little brother, and cousin cankles are incompetent and dangerous to our national security.
We really need a score card. Who are the "good" guys over there? Are there any?
Our incompetent State Dept and WH have pushed the USA to the brink on the economy and national security. There is not one good reason to vote for Obama. Every day he shows us another one. We will survive this. We have to, there is no other way.
Does anyone really want to witness Barry coming clean? The only way I can picture it happening is in an accompanying torrent of self pity and finger pointing blame.
Watching Bill Clinton sweat and hoarsely admit to us that he was a liar was perversely gratifying. But that was because Clinton had at least enough adult in him to accept all the blame... way too high a bar for Obama to clear.
The American People are developing the mindset of the "abused woman". Obama abuses the taxpayers, abuses successful people, abuses the military, etc. Are we going to enable him to continue abusing us, or are we going to DEMAND that we be treated with respect? Do we deserve truth from Leadership? How about truth from the media? Are we willing to stay in this abusive relationship?
He can't speak the truth until he figures out what it is. And it cannot be anything that will keep him from a 2nd term. I guess Valerie and Ax will tell him what 'his version' of the 'truth' should be. I fear that it will not take 4 more years before we have a major terrorist attack here in the US and it will be worse than the original 9/11.
I think there is only one hope for Ø. Putting on my crazy liberal hat here: He can say, without too much outrageous incredulity, he was merely "Misdirecting" the terrorists, to help the intelligence community. By vociferously blaming the video, he took the steam out of the terrorist expanding reputation over the attack. His stall and misdirection, gave an advantage to the intelligence people so they could quickly zero in on the real culprits. All along, in this distracting debate season, he had to take a punch for America politically, so the "evil dooers" (a Bush era term for real Islamic terrorists created at the insistence of CAIR to avoid further American insults to Islam) can be brought to justice. Romney has made it that much harder by trying to politicize the whole situation. If Americans especially Republicans and their radical "Right" wingers who support them could have just been more patient and understanding, he could have accomplished much more in bringing the "criminals" to justice.
That explanation is the best hoipe Øbama has and it still leaves a barn door of other problems with the attack and the attempted cover-uo open, but, it is quick, easy for dummies to grasp, and shifts the burden on Romney to just drop the issue during the debate- otherwise, Romney will look like a "piler-on" and a damaging anti-intelligence goon. It's worth the gamble, especially with a still fawning left wing media to cover the remaining holes in the story.
My understanding of the truth of the matter is that TelePrompTer does not want a show of US force in the ME, so he did not provide the embassy with security. Teleprompter's premise is if we don't look aggressive, the bad guys won't be aggressive.
So, he can't come clean on that.
I don't see how he comes up with anything credible.
The only real question is whether he comes up with something Romney isn't prepared for and which doesn't look ridiculous until the next day when it is fact checked.
If Obama "came clean" he would have to resign the same day. There is no good excuse for what happened and it keeps looking like the White House knew what was going to happen because they had a hand in it. The fact that barry simply continued his campaign trip to Vegas proves what an unfeeling, un-American, un-president he is. His position is not defensible but the MSM will back him up.
We had enough military assets within striking range of Benghazi to scorch the earth for a mile around the embassy and clear out every last stinking roach that took part in the assault. Instead, barry went to bed.
Mitt must be brutally tough on the many Benghazi lies, and he must question Ob and Billary of selling out America to the UN, if any of all the rumors we hear are true about UN control of the internet, UN taxes, on Americans, UN world gun confiscation, et Ask him how many Holder Fast and Furious criminals he will pardon. It's a showdown.
An important point regarding the third debate is that the moderator, Bob Schieffer, has a 23 year career that he probably wants to be remembered for.. Even during the near total destruction CBS by Dan Rather, Schieffer did not jump face first into the muck.
Unlike Candy Crowley, he will not likely be willing to throw himself under the Obamabus.
Right after Friday prayers Obama started memorizing his new truth. His version of the truth is a variable that can be twisted to his advantage. It is revised from yesterdays truth because of late intel reports, recent studies and new poll numbers.
Obama's minions will be out creating more background clutter today. During the debate, the only mention Obama will make of Benghazi will be that Romney tried to politicize it while he, Obama, was trying to determine the facts. Any statement Romney makes will be get the response, "That's a lie and is an attempt to gain political points when our nation ought to be coming together." Count on the moderator being prepared in advance to repeat the background clutter issued today.
How is bin Laden's death a foreign policy issue? Apparently, the US failed to consider the foreign affairs aspect in the attack...ask the Pakistanis how they felt about it. Seems the good doctor is still incarcerated in one of their tribal pesthole prisons. And this by an "ally."
Correctomundo, Staff! This arrogant piece of work is indeed, President Jive.
Exhibit #1... In that infamous Libyan exchange between the three debaters in the second debate, he actually --- Can you believe it! --- tried to represent that his general ''acts of terror'' words toward the end of his 9/12 Rose Garden speech, actually specifically referred to Benghazi which he talked about several minutes earlier. And then for fourteen days he and his cronies proceeded to characterize Benghazi as spontaneous reaction to that video. LOL, President Jive be jiven' us and everybody knows it, but not everyone will admit it.
Just betcha that something happens between now and 9 PM Eastern that will call the PEZident back to the Palace to react to whatever it is that was set up....He can't afford to be smacked down again, especially on Libya... (4:37 PM EDT this was written...)
Sure, he's gonna come clean. What planet is this journalist living on. When has Obama ever come clean? When has Obama ever dropped his ideology? When has Obama ever had a conservative friend? When has Obama ever criticized Islam? When has Obama ever called called Fort Hood terrorism? When as Obama ever stood up for America? When has Obama ever come clean on his college transcript? When has Obama ever come clean on his birth certificate? When has Obama ever come clean on Fast and Furious? When has Obama ever supported Israel?
He's not coming clean, he's going "Candy Crowley".
The Bret Baier special in Fox New was great. Will be broadcast again tonight. If you watch it pay attention to how Candy Crawley reaches for the transcript the minute Hussein mentions that he said terrorism in the Rose garden anti-video speech. Amazing setup. The program does not mention that Amb. Stevens was raped but is excellent overall.
Fourteen days after September 11 Obama went to the United Nations and brought up the despicable video six times. The video Innocence of Muslims is still on YouTube. Thank you Google. The Coptic Christian that posted it is in Federal Prison in California. The doctor that helped ObamakillOsama is in Pakistani prison.
Hussein lost Egypt, Libya, Irak and the rest of the Muslim world. Our enemies despise the weak horse.
The bottom line is Obie, Bite Me, and PIAPS all blew it and they know they blew it. Their strategy? Talk in circles to confuse us for another two weeks, then on the very remote chance Obie is re-elected, stall and stonewall until it goes away. Dont be so sure there was not criminal acts committed by one or more of the three.
Don't bet on him coming clean. You can bet on him coming up with some BIG lie that will please a lot of dumb people and the liberal newsmedia in this country. They will think he is the best thing for this country. We are not going to get rid of Obama - ever. He is going to win because there are so many people in this country who think he is great - which is beyond any explaining. This country is doomed.....
So as I understand it, they could have had a C130 gunship there within a couple of hours hosing down the perimeter of the consulate with thousands of rounds and probably saving our four Americans, yet they chose not to do so?
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