Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded in an interview with television reporters to the leak of incriminating State Department e-mails from September 11. It was another disgraceful performance by an Obama Administration official, an attempt to flagrantly dismiss mounting, incriminating evidence.
The e-mails, obtained by Reuters and CBS, informed other government agencies as well as the White House in real time about the terrorist attack taking place on the Benghazi consulate. Their content clearly contradicted the Obama Administration’s argument that the attack was a result of a spontaneous demonstration spurred by an anti-Islam video.
This discrepancy raises the question as to why no U.S. military assets were deployed to rescue the beleaguered diplomatic personnel. The last of the three leaked e-mails even stated that a terrorist group, Ansar al-Sharia, claimed “responsibility” on Facebook and Twitter for the murders of the four American victims on the day of the attack.Continue reading on blog.heritage.org