As information continues to emerge, more and more news outlets are beginning to ask whether it will impact the president’s re-election campaign.
As more information surfaces on the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, news organizations are starting to question whether it will impact President’s Barack Obama's chances for re-election. Even before Fox News released a story Friday that the CIA was denied two requests to send in reinforcements during the attack and eventually told to stand down, The Huffington Post asked whether all this is the smoking gun - or will it be attributed to the fog of war? The Huffington Post acknowledges that an investigation is definitely required, but is urging that the investigation be bi-partisan. But are any investigations bi-partisan anymore? Although The Huffington Post makes reference to “the usual spin from news sources such…
Some are saying Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be taking responsibility, but others say she is taking the fall for the president. What do you think?
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made big news earlier this week when she took responsibility for the security, or lack of it, at the American diplomatic outpost in Benghazi. Four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, died as a result of a Sept. 11 attack on the outpost. Online WSJ reported that in a recent interview Clinton said, “I take responsibility. “I’m the Secretary of State with 60,000-plus employees around the world.” This comes after weeks of the White House first blaming a YouTube video for the attack and then finally acknowledging that it was a terrorist attack. Information also surfaced that Stevens was concerned about security and reportedly asked for this to be stepped up, but his request …