December 28, 2013

The talking heads over at Fox "news" are terribly upset that the United States is talking to the Iranians instead of starting another war in the Middle East, so who better to bring on to weigh in on our foreign policy than Texas Republican wingnut Rep. Louie Gohmert?

After asking Gohmert about the recent trip to Egypt he took along with his cohorts Michele Bachmann and Steve King, Gohmert commenced to spouting one of the right's favorite conspiracy theories they've been pushing for over the last year -- that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the Obama administration and are influencing their decisions on foreign policy.

Before ending the interview, Fox & Friends' Clayton Morris asked Gohmert about President Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, and her recent comments to 60 Minutes that the United States is actively engaged in hot spots around the world both publicly and behind the scenes and here's how Gohmert responded:

GOHMERT: I've been behind the scenes and she's as wrong about this as she is, or she was about the attack from Benghazi being nothing but a protest about a video. She was wrong several times then and she's wrong on this and I don't know how in the world that person still is on the U.S. stage giving us lectures on television.

It's just incredible the administration even trots her out any more. I guess they've got to keep her close so she doesn't spill the beans on what all she knows.

I have no idea what the hell Gohmert is talking about here, but I doubt he does either. And it seems he's wrong about Susan Rice and Benghazi: NYT Benghazi Bombshell: Embassy Attack Spurred by Anti-Islam Video

Don't expect that to make a dent in the alternate universe inhabited by Gohmert and his fellow wingnuts.

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