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Ten Points To Put Benghazi In Perspective

There’s simply never been any evidence of anything more than a fairly routine amount of spin in the aftermath of the attacks.
Ten Points To Put Benghazi In Perspective
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Via Liberaland:

Thanks to Kevin Drum at Mother Jones.

  1. First things first: this memo should have been released earlier, and conservatives are fully justified in asking why it took a FOIA request to finally shake it loose.
  2. That said, as an adviser for “strategic communication”—what the rest of us call spin—Ben Rhodes’ job is explicitly political, providing guidance on how to put the administration’s foreign policy actions in the best light.
  3. Nine hours before Rhodes sent his email, the CIA had provided its assessment of what caused the attacks in Benghazi: “We believe based on currently available information ...

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