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If They’re Moving Their Lips, the Obama White House Is Lying About the Benghazi Massacre


In addition to Mark’s account of the State Department briefing further demonstrating that the intelligence community knew, and reported early on, that the Mohammed video had nothing to do with the Benghazi attack, be sure to read Steve Hayes’s superb report in the Weekly Standard. Steve shows how the intelligence community knew in real time, and was reporting within hours, that the September 11 attack was carried out by trained terrorists — there was no spontaneous protest that got out of hand. Yet the election-minded White House, including the president, willfully lied to the American people for days afterward.

As I argue in my column, Obama’s Libya policy is what lies — in every way — at the bottom of this scandal. Of course the architect of the policy would rather you thought it was about a video no one saw.


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