Wednesday, October 31, 2012

At Least Someone In The Mainstream Media Is Raising Questions On Benghazi

Esam Omran Al-Fetori/Reuters

Lingering Questions About Benghazi -- David Ignatius, Washington Post

The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has become a political football in the presidential campaign, with all the grandstanding and misinformation that entails. But Fox News has raised some questions about the attack that deserve a clearer answer from the Obama administration.

Fox’s Jennifer Griffin reported Friday that CIA officers in Benghazi had been told to “stand down” when they wanted to deploy from their base at the annex to repel the attack on the consulate, about a mile away. Fox also reported that the CIA officers requested military support when the annex came under fire later that night but that their request had been denied.

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My Comment: David Ignatius has numerous contacts in the military and intelligence communities .... I suspect that he is getting an earful from these sources on Benghazi. The only question that comes to my mind is .... why did he take so long to finally comment on it.

Update: Jonah Goldberg nails it.

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