| Benghazi report: Ben Rhodes pushed false Muhammad video narrative after jihad massacre
| Wednesday, July 13, 2016
|This was a direct assault on the freedom of speech. Rhodes’ narrative
was that Americans criticizing Muhammad led to the deaths of the four
Americans in Benghazi, with the subtext clear: if Americans would just
stop criticizing Muhammad, no one would get hurt.
That Obama and Hillary
readily signed on to this narrative was even more ominous. “Benghazi Report Shows Ben Rhodes Pushed False Video Narrative After Attack,” by Helle Dale, Daily Signal, June 30, 2016:
After two years of investigation, many might be asking if the just released Benghazi report was worth it. The answer is yes. With the publication of the 800-page report
by the House Benghazi Select Committee on Tuesday, Americans now have
an exhaustive account of the terrorist attack in Benghazi and its
The administration’s concocted narrative blaming the
Benghazi attack on an amateurish anti-Muslim video is a major focus in
For the first time we know that U.N.
Ambassador Susan Rice was briefed by Ben Rhodes, deputy national
security adviser for strategic communications, and David Plouffe,
President Barack Obama’s senior political adviser, which gave her
statements the desired political spin:
Susan Rice’s comments on the Sunday talk shows were met
with shock and disbelief by State Department employees in Washington.
The Senior Libya Desk Officer, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, State
Department, wrote: ‘I think Rice was off the reservation on this one.’
The Deputy Director, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy, Bureau of
Near Eastern Affairs, State Department, responded: ‘Off the reservation
on five networks!’ The Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications,
Bureau of Near East Affairs, State Department, wrote: ‘WH [White House]
very worried about the politics. This was all their doing.’ [pg. 132]
It appears Rhodes is very good at spinning
Read it all here...............
|posted by Major D Swami (Retired) @ 4:32 PM