Benghazigate: A Few Questions Remain

Team Obama and its allies in the media are quite happy to see the debate on the events in Benghazi focus on Ambassador Susan Rice, because the real questions at issue are thereby obscured and, hence, remain unasked and unanswered. The basic journalistic questions -- who, what, when, where, why, and how -- are comprehensively written about here by James G. Stovall, and a look at Benghazigate within the framework of those questions is informative in attempting to understand the entire debacle. The "who" question is at the root of the Amb. Rice brouhaha and the only definitive answer is one in the negative -- "The attackers were not a 'spontaneous' mob," and it is unlikely that any other answer will be forthcoming anytime soon: Three Republican senators who met Tuesday with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice say they left the meeting with more unanswered questions about her comments after the deadly September 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Bernard Goldberg assures us that...(Read Full Post)