Learning from Benghazi

After overcoming a concussion, blood clot, and hospitalization, Hillary Clinton returned to Washington last Wednesday to testify before the House and Senate on the events of September 11, 2012, in Benghazi, Libya -- and deftly fielded questions with her customary grace and poise. "Were you fully aware of these twenty incidents reported in the ARB [Accountability Review Board] in real time?" queried Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson. "I was aware of the ones that were brought to my attention," Secretary Clinton replied -- truthfully, if only by definition. A great part of the Congressional hearings was sycophantic congratulations for bringing out "deep aspirations" in women, according to Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA); for advancing their rights, according to Senator Barbara Boxer; and for making all us Americans very, very proud. Nonetheless, we did learn a thing or two as Ms. Clinton set the record straight. Firstly, she is a globe-trotter, having traversed 112 countries, and is...(Read Full Post)