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December 08, 2015

New Emails Suggest Pentagon Had Troops At the Ready to Send to Benghazi -- Despite, Get This, Hillary's and Obama's (and the Media's) Claims to the Contrary

Well knock me over with yet another national security lie.

Jeremy Bash, then the Defense Department's chief of staff, wrote in an email to top aides to Hillary Clinton the night of Sept. 11, 2012 that Gen. Martin Dempsey and the Joint Chiefs of Staff had "identified the forces that could move to Benghazi."

"They are spinning as we speak," Bash wrote within hours of the start of the attack.

I assume that means "ready to go," as in "helicopter blades are spinning."

While parts of the email were redacted, the message indicates the Pentagon was waiting for approval from the State Department to send the forces in. That help never arrived for the Americans under siege at the Benghazi compound.

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The newly disclosed email chain casts doubt on previous testimony from high-level officials, several of whom suggested there was never any kind of military unit that could have been in a position to mount a rescue mission during the hours-long attack on Benghazi.

So, they lied.

Also, all the conservatives who continue to believe the media...? Slap yourselves in the face, then go to the mirror, look at yourself, and say, "Do better in the future, you enormously stupid dum-dum."

Also, I don't think this is a big deal, because it's all "looking into the possibility that she might have been an operative" -- um, duh, of course they're looking into that possibility -- but, for what it's worth, investigators are looking into the possibility that Tashfeen Malik might have been an operative.


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