Benghazi fuss aims at falsely casting Obama as an apologist for the killing of Americans
Charles Johnson does a good job of lending PROPER PERSPECTIVE to the right-wing conspiracy theories regarding the Obama administration’s initial reaction to the deadly attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Amid his citations of evidence categorically refuting those theories, Johnson offers these observations:
Yes, the right wing is still trying to turn the Benghazi attack into a cut-rate Watergate scandal, despite David Petraeus’s testimony backing up everything the administration said…
For some reason, the right wing echo chamber is obsessively fixated on whether the President “knew it was a terrorist attack,” and they’re going to keep hammering away at this empty nothing-burger until it’s flatter than Mitt Romney’s approval ratings…
The right wing is trying to fool America into jumping aboard their crazy train, pushing a false line of attack that they know is false — that the anti-Islam video was not the reason for the attack, and that President Obama, for some reason (maybe he just hates America?), deliberately lied about this in order to cover for his jihadi friends.
It’s yet another attempt to demonize President Obama and make him out to be a dangerous secret subversive radical, who sympathizes with people who kill American citizens.
Really! That’s the conspiracy theory they’re trying to push here. It’s just beyond ludicrous, and it gets stupider and more deranged every single day.