Friday, May 16, 2014
We've all (well, the thinkers, anyway) known from almost the beginning that the Benghazi tragedy was not some sort of conspiracy by the White House. I've even blogged about it A YEAR AND A HALF AGO. Obama won his re-election, so they dropped it. But now that Hillary is most likely going to run in 2016, the GOP is resurrecting their favorite previously debunked tin foil hat conspiracy. After all, they can't pin their Solyndra, IRS, Fast & Furious, birth certificate, Muslim, Kenya, gay alien or NSA pseudo-scandals on her. Or, can they? I wouldn't put it past their desperate idiocy.
Now, after 25,000 documents, 50 briefings and 13 hearings - which uncovered the truth behind what happened and proved it was not a White House cover up or conspiracy, I was going to write a blog about this resurrected GOP dumbfuckery, but seeing as how everyone on the internet has been doing such a great job reporting on it, I figured I'd just collect all the memes and articles in one spot for you to peruse at your leisure. A 'one-stop Benghazi conspiracy debunking shop,' if you will.
But before we get to it, I'd like to explain the difference between the Benghazi event and a real conspiracy:
Benghazi was an actual intelligence failure. It ended in tragedy, but it wasn't a crime or a conspiracy or a lie or a cover-up. However, the Bush administration had the "intelligence" to prevent 9/11/01 but willingly ignored it. Afterward, they intentionally lied and conspired to invade and occupy a sovereign nation for no reason connected to the event, resulting in the needless deaths of thousands of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians. Then again conspired to cover up those lies, which is a crime.
Posted at 5:44 AM