Right now, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is appearing before the much-maligned Benghazi special committee. Let’s be honest with ourselves right up front, if this were a former Republican Secretary of State going before a Democrat majority hearing over the deaths of four Americans in a very questionable military operation, there would be no negative press.
Furthermore, does anyone believe that a Republican official under this type of scrutiny would be able to run for president? Heck no! The liberal progressive media would be having a field day. Remember the bumper stickers, “Bush Lied, Americans Died?” Well, let’s remember that John Kerry, Madeline Albright, Hillary Clinton, and others said Saddam had weapons of mass destruction — funny, their names were not on the bumper sticker.
As Hillary Clinton, certainly now the crowned Democrat presidential nominee, has taken the oath before the committee, there is only one question that need be asked. Here is how I would ask it, “Secretary Clinton, did you lie about the impetus behind the Benghazi terrorist attack?”
And I would not allow any typical Clintonian obfuscation. I reiterate, “Mrs. Clinton, this is a yes or no question, did you or did you not lie about the cause, the impetus behind the Benghazi terrorist attack?”
Ladies and gents, nothing else matters. Truly, if Mrs. Clinton responds “no” that she did not lie, then the American people knows she has perjured herself. If she responds “yes” then she admits she was part of a purposeful deception of the American people surrounding the abandonment and deaths of four Americans.
I would then adjourn the hearing and end the committee, and allow the American people to decide the future of one Hillary Rodham Clinton. If the American people are fine with someone who wants to be commander-in-chief who proven she will abandon Americans to die and lie about it — this was certainly not about an anti-Islam video — they get what they deserve. If the liberal left media has such politicized morals and character that they feel this is excusable, then we are in a far more serious situation as a nation than ever imagined.
And you must understand, there are many other circumstances surrounding the un-Constitutional Libyan invasion operation, as The Daily Beast presents, “When Hillary Clinton appears before Congress’s special committee on Benghazi Thursday, she’ll likely be asked all the wrong questions. Clinton will be peppered with queries about why she kept a private email server, what caused the 2012 attacks on the U.S. special consulate in Benghazi, and how come U.S. forces didn’t respond more quickly to the strikes. But the really important issues—the questions longstanding followers of the U.S. and NATO intervention want answered—are: Why did Hillary Clinton push for strikes that contributed to the fall of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi? And why didn’t the Obama administration bother to plan for the all-too-predictable chaos that came next?
In 2011, as the United States considered intervention, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was among those who pushed for intervention—without resolving just how Libya would be governed after Gaddafi, according to a senior defense official who was part of the decision-making process. Obama advisers like Samantha Power and Susan Rice also made the case alongside Clinton.
They argued the U.S. had a moral obligation to save lives in Benghazi facing a threatened genocide by Libyan dictator Gaddafi. The only strategy spelled out publicly was that the Europeans’ newly formed “Libyan Transitional Council” would be at the forefront of the effort.
Washington was “leading from behind,” to use a famous phrase from the era. As then-Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, who opposed the U.S. intervention, frustratingly explained to The Daily Beast: “We were playing it by ear.” But to Clinton, Libya was—and still remains—a major achievement. “We came, we saw, he died,” she crowed in October 2011. “Smart power at its best” is how Clinton described it during the most recent Democratic debate.”
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