Benghazigate: The Guilt of Obama

Abandoned by Barack Hussein Obama, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods and Sean Smith, were massacred by Muslim terrorists on 9/11/2012 in Benghazi, Libya.

From the very beginning of what we now call Benghazigate, Seraphic Secret brushed aside the narrative put forth by Barack Hussein Obama, Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and all WH surrogates that an obscure You Tube video, The Innocence of Muslims, sparked “spontaneous protests” that “got out of hand.”

We maintained that Benghazi was a coordinated terrorist attack.

We also understood that Obama’s appeasement of Muslim terrorists is the foundation of his foreign policy and his reelection campaign — “Osama Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive.” Hence all non-optimal “bumps in the road” must be attributed to those Islamophobes who provoke otherwise peaceful terrorists into violence by exercising their First Amendment rights.

We now know that Obama knew from the very first hours that Benghazi was a well planned terrorist attack, having nothing to do with a little-seen video.

We now know that Obama lied to the American people and to the world, at the UN, about the Benghazi atrocity.

We now know that the slaughter of Ambassador Stevens, Sean Smith, and the heroic Navy SEALS Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, who defended the compound, was viewed in real time, via drone, by the State Department and, for all we know, by Barack Hussein Obama and members of his staff.

“Within minutes of the first bullet being fired the White House knew these heroes would be slaughtered if immediate air support was denied,” said Ty Woods’s father, Charles. “In less than an hour, the perimeters could have been secured and American lives could have been saved. After seven hours fighting numerically superior forces, my son’s life was sacrificed because of the White House’s decision.”

We now know that Woods and Doherty repeatedly requested military aid. America has bases in Italy a little under two hours away. The battle went on for seven hours.

Question: Why didn’t Obama send help?

Answer: Sending help would have been tantamount to acknowledging that it was a terrorist attack.
And the jingle for Obama’s reelection campaign is that Osama bin Laden is dead, al-Qaida on the run, and the Arab Spring is flourishing. Much more convenient to blame some obscure video and jail the producerof the video.

Obama and his campaign staff, which includes most of the mainstream media, are now caught in desperate damage control. To comprehend the hypocrisy of the left and the mainstream media, who claim the right is “politicizing” the story, just imagine the how much righteous indignation we would be hearing from liberals if Benghazi had happened on President Bush’s watch.

Over at the Weekly Standard, William Kristol lays out Ten Questions for the White House.

1.) To whom did the president give the first of his “three very clear directives”—that is, “make sure that we are securing our personnel and doing whatever we need to?”

2.) How did he transmit this directive to the military and other agencies?

3.) During the time when Americans were under attack, did the president convene a formal or informal meeting of his national security council? Did the president go to the situation room?

4.) During this time, with which members of the national security team did the president speak directly?

5.) Did Obama speak by phone or teleconference with the combatant commanders who would have sent assistance to the men under attack?

6.) Did he speak with CIA director David Petraeus?

7.) Was the president made aware of the repeated requests for assistance from the men under attack? When and by whom?

8.) Did he issue any directives in response to these requests?

9.) Did the president refuse to authorize an armed drone strike on the attackers?

10.) Did the president refuse to authorize a AC-130 or MC-130 to enter Libyan airspace during the attack?

Full story at the Weekly Standard.

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8 Comments

  1. Posted October 29, 2012 at 6:37 am | Permalink

    I think the saddest reality is that a majority of the US population simply doesn’t (seem to) care about these dead Americans and what happened “over there”. They are much more engrossed in Argo or Cloud Atlas.

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  2. eyawitz
    Posted October 29, 2012 at 6:02 am | Permalink

    All this talk of “politicizing” the attack is just ridiculous.  The word “politics” means the art and science of running a government (as in Aristotle’s “Politics”), and evaluating the performance of those who are supposed to be doing the job and deciding whether they should be replaced is perfectly legitimate.
    We can see clearly how the left projects their understanding of “politics” as “self-serving pursuit of power” on everyone else

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  3. Bill Brandt
    Posted October 28, 2012 at 9:14 pm | Permalink
  4. Solaratov
    Posted October 28, 2012 at 8:21 pm | Permalink

    One also wonders why the CIA man who went to the consulate with the two former SEALs was illuminating a target (a mortar position) with a laser target designator — if there was no air support available. That’s not something one does to break the monotony of combat. There were two Predators over the consulate; and one of them had to be armed. Or, there was an AC-130 on station. In neither case, though, was permission given to fire on the jihadis. WHO denied them air support.
    Also, the AFRICOM CIF (commander’s in-extremis force) was available in Sigonella – but was ordered not to go to Benghazi. The CIF is a fast-reaction force that heads out with  – almost always – less that optimal intel on their target. They have gone into targets with no more intel than hand-drawn maps of their target area, on occasion.
    The consulate was attacked by a force of over 150 jihadis of Ansar al Sharia – and the two SEALs and one CIA man held them off for over seven hours. They accounted for over 60 dead arabs during that time. The machine gun on the roof was covered in blood – indicating that the gunner had continued to fight after being wounded.
    The commanding general of AFRICOM – General Ham – has been relieved of his assignment and replaced by Gen. Rodriguez. Gen.Ham’s assigned tour of duty was not slated to end until May 2013. Highly unusual – especially considering the rumor that he had refused to recall the CIF (which is HIS unit to assign); and was adamant on “a phone call” that he was going to send help to Benghazi. After the call, he was relieved by his exec.
    Next door to the consulate were two warehouses containing heavy weapons – including SAM-7 MANPADs. They were emptied by the jihadis.
    Our “president” is going to have to answer for the murder of the men at the consulate. He is the one who denied them the help that could have saved their lives. And he did it for politics and to cover his own trafficking with the enemies of America; and to hide his failure at stopping al Queda (whom he says is “on the run”) and their allies.
    The occupant of the white house is a base coward – unfit to lick the boots of the men he abandoned.

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  5. Johnny
    Posted October 28, 2012 at 6:25 pm | Permalink

    Saturday on FNC, Justice with Judge P did a great job with the story. She had the father of Tyrone Woods on along with his siblings to talk about him. Woods was a typical SEAL and we are so fortunate that there are men like him willing to do the dirty work that comes along in war. He and Glen Doherty may have been civilians at the time of their death but they were still more of a warrior than our current CIC ever will be. What they did took real and honest courage, not the phony courage bestowed on Obama for giving the order to take out OBL. You could have gone through the entire federal workforce starting with the president and each and everyone would have done the same thing he did.

    The best part of the show last night was when she had Ann Coulter and Pat Caddell on. I don’t think I have ever seen anyone dominate a conversation that includes Coulter but Caddell was so emotional and mad at Obama and the MSM over these deaths it was riveting TV. If Obama had been on the set I think Caddell would have punched his lights out. Caddell is a great pollster (besides his work with Carter read fear and Lothing on the Campaign Trail to see how brilliant he was for McGovern) and I can’t believe every Democrat that has run for president in the last 30 years doesn’t use him.

    Maybe Caddell stands out because he’s the only honest Democrat left. 

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  6. Bill Brandt
    Posted October 28, 2012 at 10:58 am | Permalink

    Valid questions – to which I don’t think we will get an answer from this administration. Nor will the questions be asked of him by the MSM.
     
    Contrast this with the way the media handled Cindy Sheehan – and the father of one of the slain SEALs demanding answers.
     
    With the father the only people giving him a voice are the blogs, talk radio and Fox News.
     
    Disgraceful.
     
    To think of these 2 SEALs, didn’t even have to come to the aid of the ambassador – they were their as private contractors on other business. 
     
    Fighting and killing terrorists for 6 hours, pleading for help before they were killed.

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    • Barry
      Posted October 28, 2012 at 12:05 pm | Permalink

      Right on, Bill. I add Cindy Sheehan’s presence on the national stage also disgraceful.

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      • Johnny
        Posted October 28, 2012 at 6:30 pm | Permalink

        Every reporter that covered Cindy during her 15 minutes should be asked if they have talked to Tyrone’s father. When they say Tyrone who? they should be fired from their pathetic jobs.

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