Wed Jan 2, 2013, 05:59 PM
Purveyor (24,934 posts)
KATHLEEN PARKER: The Character Assassination Of Hillary Clinton
The new year began not with a cannonball off the “fiscal cliff” but with an outbreak of conspiratorial cynicism.
This time it’s Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, whose fall and concussion, followed by a blood clot between her brain and skull, has prompted an embarrassment of theories. The gist: That woman will do anything to avoid testifying about Benghazi.
Several commentators on the right opined via Twitter and TV, those most deadly hosts for the parasites of rumor and innuendo, that Clinton was faking her concussion to duck out on her appearance before congressional committees investigating the attack on the U.S.
diplomatic compound in Libya that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
An independent report published last month placed substantial responsibility for the deaths on the State Department. Not only was security at the Benghazi compound weak, relying heavily on local forces with conflicting loyalties, but requests for additional security apparently were ignored or denied.
The sentiment that Clinton might not wish to testify on the matter is not without reason. It is hard to imagine the agony of knowing that one’s lack of vigilance may have contributed to four deaths. But the attacks on Clinton during her illness, essentially attacks on her character, have been cruel and unfair. What must the world think of us?
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Response to malaise (Reply #3)
Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:28 PM
JI7 (53,074 posts)
5. media should apologize for giving those types equal say
and treated the crap like this and birther non sense and other shit as just the other side of the story.
Response to Purveyor (Original post)
Wed Jan 2, 2013, 06:25 PM
Tempest (14,134 posts)
4. Where was Parker when Sandra Fluke's character was being assassinated?
Parker, like the other con women who were silent about Fluke but are now speaking out about Hillary are shameless opportunists.
The only reason they come to Hillary's defense is because of her position.