The State Department says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who skipped an overseas trip this past week because of a stomach virus, sustained a concussion after fainting. She´s now recovering at home and being monitored by doctors. An aide, Philippe Reines, says Clinton will work from home next week, at the recommendation of doctors. Congressional aides do not expect her to testify as scheduled at congressional hearings on Thursday into the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
The saddest thing about this is that the media must see through it, yet they will still give her a pass. In fact, they´ll probably accuse anyone who doesn´t give her a pass of politicizing her "injury."
Hillary Clinton is absolutely avoiding testifying about the Benghazi attack or doing any television news appearances where questions might be asked about the Benghazi attack. Whatever connection to the Benghazi security situation that she must have had must be really bad.
Maintaining her viability for 2016. Put her under Oath from home. This lying, corrupt woman has polluted the body politic from her time with watergate when she failed her dc bar and could not get a letter of recommendation because of unethical conduct. Hillary- the chickens are coming home to roost and you have the blood of four Americans on your hands-you ARE responsible.
Cripes! First she jets off to South America right after Benghazi, then she rushes back to catch her flight to Australia to ´test´ some wines...(did anyone see anything about which wine she liked best)meanwhile she is getting paid for all this...then she shoots off to the Middle East ´looking for peace´, she returns and as Benghazi heats up awaiting her testimony she ´sustains´ a concussion...not that she hasn´t had one since marrying old Bill...now she is ´laid´ up for a week...I guess next we will hear she is pregnant and can´t get out of bed for 8 months...TRANSPARENT MY A**!!!
There is a solution as I saw this very thing happen years ago:
Gilligan got bonked on the head by a falling coconut causing amnesia. The ONLY way to reverse this condition is to sustain additional head trauma, ie, another head bonk with a coconut. Throw her down the stairs.
Someone must have tweeted her the picture of Anne Hathaway seen round the world. Something about leather and those B&D "boots." Can one catch a virus from an item that went "viral" on the Internet? That would be the ultimate "mind control."
PIAPS has just found an excuse to return for more time in her pod before leaving the State Department without having to do anymore tiresome decision making. Testify? HA!
Slightly off topic: and true to form -- never let a crisis go to waste -- Obama chooses the execrable John Effin´ Kerry to be the next Secretary of State. While everyone is completely distracted with the horror in CT, the Won makes his move.
It´s not the tesitying that PIAPS is worried about. She can lie there as well as anywhere.
But it´s having to put her hand on a Bible that scares her so much. She knows she will probably immediately catch on fire as soon as she touches it. Pure evil and pure good just can´t collide without some sort of massive reaction.
So she will do ANYTHING to get out of that nasty little swearing in part...
Lets see...A flaming lefty liberal tells a lie or acts stupid (Obama, Biden, Reid, Pelosi, Schumer, Frank, Dodd, either Clinton, Rice) and the rump-swab willing lap dogs of the flaming lefty liberal media give them a pass. Amazing, isnt it?....NOT!
Do we have just ONE person who represents we conservatives with enough chutzpah to challenge ANY of the left´s many lies????
Besides being childish -"Mommy, I am sick and cannot go to school today"- this transparent maneuver strongly suggests genuine desperation about her responsibility for the Benghazi massacre. There must be something really, really bad they want to keep under wraps as long as possible in the hope the public will lose interest in the whole business.
It would be interesting to know if there is any precedent in U.S. history for the attempt by a Cabinet officer to evade sworn testimony before a Congressional investigating committee by claiming a concussive head injury. The Clintons are always breaking new ground and transgressing fresh boundaries in their never-ending war on truth, justice and the American way. Hillary may have the honor of being the first Cabinet level officer to pull a stunt like this. Americans really do seem to be getting dumber and dumber. No one would have dared to do something like this in earlier generations, because they would have known that the public would never fall for it. Now, though, with the dismal evidence of American voter incompetence before us in the form of -inter alia- the election and re-election of a character like Barack Obama for president, who can blame Hillary &Co. for thinking such a trick could very well work?
What #76 said - I know someone just like this & every time there´s hard work to do or if she just wants to be babied, she develops a "back problem" & takes to a wheelchair! According to her, she´s the world´s toughest feminist & keeps a poster of Rosie the Riveter in her LR. Her latest gambit is getting "food poisoning" every time she doesn´t get to go to the restaurant of her choice & is forced to eat home cooking. It is passive aggression - just like the smartest woman in the world saying, "I don´t recaaalll.. in that laconic way of hers.
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