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10/15/2012

NEWSWEEK Suddenly Perspicacious About Obama

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 8:02 pm

From a reader. It’s obviously not intended, but it’s unintentionally hilarious:

Hillary Not Content Under Bus; UPDATE: Throws Herself Right Under It!

Filed under: General — Patterico @ 7:57 am

The nonsense about the YouTube video causing the Benghazi attack? Yeah, that wasn’t the State Department, says Hillary. It was the White House:

The State Department has said that it never believed the September 11th attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was the result of a protest over an anti-Islam movie – directly contracting the rest of the Obama administration.

By trying to distance her department from the inept and deceptive handling of the Benghazi attack, which left U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other American officials dead, Hillary Clinton could help herself politically for a 2016 presidential run.

Mitt had better make this an issue tomorrow night.

UPDATE: Hillary is throwing her own self under the bus!

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the bucks stops with her when it comes to who is blame for a deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi.

“I take responsibility” for what happened on September 11, Clinton said in an interview with CNN’s Elise Labott soon after arriving in Lima, Peru for a visit. The interview, one of a series given to U.S. television networks Monday night, were the first she has given about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Clinton insisted President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are not involved in security decisions, Clinton said.

“I want to avoid some kind of political gotcha,” she added, noting that it is close to the election.

OK, tell us what you did wrong and how, Hil.

UPDATE x2: Second question: did you tell Susan Rice to go out and lie about all this?


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