The Repulsive Rice Race Card

Thomas Lifson
The pushback is getting very ugly on criticism of UN Ambassador Susan Rice for going on 5 Sunday TV interview shows and stoutly maintaining Benghazi was a riot over the Mohammed video -- in the face of what we now know was available information that the Benghazi incident was a terror attack from an Al Qaeda affiliate. Rep. James Clyburn maintained that critics were using "code words" such as "incompetent" (as whites are never called incompetent), while Richard Wolfe of MSNBC avers there can be no other reason than racism for criticizing the Ambassador who had access to classified information but nonetheless went out of her way to spread far and wide an obvious fairy tale, claiming she only read the talking points that were handed to her. Putatively more respectable quarters, such as the Washington Post editorial board have jumped on the race card bandwagon: Could it be, as members of the Congressional Black Caucus are charging, that the [97 Republican House] signatories of the letter...(Read Full Post)

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