Monday, October 8, 2012

The 3 AM Call: Mr. President..Help!

We keep posting about this - Libya and the death of Ambassador Stephens.  Why?  Because you deserve to know.  You deserve to know where the failures occurred.  

This is not about a film.  Again, we have repeatedly stated the film was out in July.  Why didn't the outrage occur then?  It wasn't until the Embassy put out a statement saying "we're sorry" when it got noticed.  So exactly who started this mayhem?

Now here comes evidence again...I repeat...AGAIN... that PBO knew.  You bet he knew.  He's the commander-in-chief.  He is responsible for our safety.  But the man to this day will not put blame where it is due...on terrorism.

After reading this...ask yourself..

"Isn't it time to get madder than 'you know what' at this administration for its incompetence and cover-up?"

Stephens: Benghazi Was Obama's 3 a.m. Call

Libya was a failure of policy and worldview, not intelligence.

Excerpt from article...Entire article can be read and should be read at:

".... from James Clapper, the director of national intelligence. It suggests that our intelligence agencies are either much dumber than previously supposed (always a strong possibility) or much more politicized (equally plausible).

No doubt the administration would now like to shift blame to Mr. Clapper. But what happened in Benghazi was not a failure of intelligence. It was a failure of policy, stemming from a flawed worldview and the political needs of an election season.

Let's review:
The U.S. ignores warnings of a parlous security situation in Benghazi. Nothing happens because nobody is really paying attention, especially in an election year, and because Libya is supposed to be a foreign-policy success. When something does happen, the administration's concerns for the safety of Americans are subordinated to considerations of Libyan "sovereignty" and the need for "permission." After the attack the administration blames a video, perhaps because it would be politically inconvenient to note that al Qaeda is far from defeated, and that we are no more popular under Mr. Obama than we were under George W. Bush. Denouncing the video also appeals to the administration's reflexive habits of blaming America first. Once that story falls apart, it's time to blame the intel munchkins and move on.

It was five in the afternoon when Mr. Obama took his 3 a.m. call. He still flubbed it."

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