TribLIVE

| Opinion/The Review

 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

The Benghazi attack: No more lies

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Letters home ...

Traveling abroad for personal, educational or professional reasons?

Why not share your impressions — and those of residents of foreign countries about the United States — with Trib readers in 150 words?

The world's a big place. Bring it home with Letters Home.

Contact Colin McNickle (412-320-7836 or cmcnickle@tribweb.com).

Daily Photo Galleries

'American Coyotes' Series

Traveling by Jeep, boat and foot, Tribune-Review investigative reporter Carl Prine and photojournalist Justin Merriman covered nearly 2,000 miles over two months along the border with Mexico to report on coyotes — the human traffickers who bring illegal immigrants into the United States. Most are Americans working for money and/or drugs. This series reports how their operations have a major impact on life for residents and the environment along the border — and beyond.

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, 8:59 p.m.
 

Regarding the circumstances surrounding the terrorist attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya last month that left this nation's ambassador and three others dead, the Obama administration is:

a.) lying

b.) stupid

c.) living in a parallel universe, or

d.) all of the above

Go to the head of the class if you chose “all of the above.”

We're all familiar with the administration's first narrative of the Sept. 11 incident — it was the spontaneous reaction of a rioting mob upset over a low-budget anti-Muslim film. But that fiction began to unravel almost immediately.

There was no “protest,” only well-armed terrorists in a well-coordinated attack. Yet for weeks the White House stuck to its lie. And even now, after being forced to concede its tall tale was fact-bereft, many of Obama's acolytes have not stopped lying.

Among the latest, during Thursday night's vice-presidential debate, Joe Biden insisted that the consulate did not request additional security. That's a lie, as the congressional testimony of four State Department officials proves.

Then there's Obama campaign mouthpiece Stephanie Cutter, insisting that the unbelievable Benghazi attack narrative is an issue only because the Republican presidential ticket has made it one. How stupid is she and how stupid does she think the American people are?

Caught up in its repeated lies, the Obama administration has created a parallel universe. Where and when does it end?

In the polling booth on Nov. 6.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pirates acquire Soria from Tigers
  2. Pirates notebook: Blanton introduced; Worley designated for assignment
  3. Steelers notebook: Tomlin says Latrobe session won’t differ from normal practice
  4. Police: Escaped Armstrong County inmate armed dangerous homicide suspect
  5. Police find 7-year-old boy from Penn Hills safe
  6. Starkey: Garoppolo baffles Steelers
  7. Obama nominates 3 judges for federal bench in Pittsburgh
  8. Arraignment scheduled for Penn Hills woman accused of transporting $1M worth of heroin along turnpike
  9. Peduto blasts Wolf’s plan to borrow $3B to shore up pensions
  10. China says U.S. trying to militarize South China Sea
  11. USW rallies in support of ATI, other steel companies’ employees