Fair warning: This is a no holds barred view of recent events. I have some personal connection to the recent atrocities that occurred in the embassies and feel the administration is lying about its own malfeasance.
Although it is impossible to know with any great precision what percentage of the planet’s 1.2 billion Muslims are active jihadists, the events of the past week which saw violent demonstrations in 33 Muslim countries against western embassies provided those not suffering self delusion a glimpse of the size and scope of the threat we face.
Over the weekend, UN Ambassador, Susan Rice, was the administration’s appointed liar, disgracing herself and her office, on all the Sunday political shows. The lie she was pedaling was that the impetus behind the demonstrations which took the life of our ambassador to Libya and three others was due to a trailer of an obscure amateur video floating around the internet. A college freshman poly sci major could easily have debunked her story.
With respect to the overrunning of our embassy and the murder of our diplomats in Benghazi, reports have continued to surface, corroborated by the Libyan interim President, Mohammed el-Megarif. The operation was planned and carried out by outsiders (probably al-Qaeda or affiliates) who arrived in country months ago. We know that the attack on the embassy was carried out by a cadre of jihadists, highly-trained in the use of heavy arms and rocket propelled grenades.
This attack which occurred on the anniversary of 9/11, was certainly not the act of a random mob ticked off about some movie trailer it had never seen.
Although not reported by the mainstream Obama media, other dark reports have now begun to trickle out regarding the Americans who lost their lives in Libya. One week previously, the Jerusalem Post ran a story which stated that the Egyptian intelligence service sent out a communiqué warning of a “potential threat of attack and uprisings.” If the Israeli media were upraised of this, we can only presume the US State department and CIA would have been privy to the same information. This begs the questions:
What did the administration know; when did it know it; and why did it not move to adequately protect its embassy personnel? (Stories have also leaked that Obama has missed over 50% of his security briefings).
Given the hyper partisan condition of the Left, had the murders of our embassy personnel taken place during a Republican administration, despite the warnings from Egyptian intel, wouldn’t we be witnessing Democrats in congress filing articles s of impeachment?
When Congressman Allen West, who commanded a combat platoon of men in Iraq, was asked to comment on Susan Rice’s assertion that the mob violence in 33 Muslim countries was the result of a movie trailer, he relied, “Asinine, naïve, inept, incompetent, and borderline ignorant.” The Investors Business Daily editorial board added, “But he was being charitable.”