Hillary's right – not a single person lost in Libya

Hillary Clinton attempted to defend her vote for the invasion of Iraq after her husband Bill signed the 1998 Iraq Liberation Act calling for regime change in Iraq, and she tried to draw a distinction between President George W. Bush’s toppling of Saddam Hussein and her toppling of Moammar Gaddafi in Libya.  She failed miserably on both counts.  In the process, as Yahoo Politics reports, she merely indicted her own incompetence and her callous indifference to the dead of Benghazi: “I’ve said Iraq was a mistake,” Clinton told Chris Matthews during an MSNBC town hall event on Monday night. “Libya was a different kind of calculation. And we didn’t lose a single person. We didn’t have a problem in supporting our European and Arab allies in working with NATO.” As Hillary might say in her defense, it depends on the meaning of the word “single.”  Four Americans were lost in Libya – Ty Woods, Glen...(Read Full Post)