Rice defense

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From AP reporter Donna Cassata Incredible statements: “…they have never called a male unqualified, not bright, not trustworthy” – Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio “To batter this woman because they don’t feel they have the ability to batter President Obama is something we the women are not going to stand by and watch” – Rep. Gwen …

Need advance notice for surprise

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Here’s the TV Pool Report verbatim on Defense Secretary Panetta’s comments about Benghazi, spoken today in session with reporters aboard his flight to Perth, Australia: “One of the things that we are doing right now is we are involved in an assessment btwn DOD and the state department to look at the embassies in that …

President says he is not indifferent

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One of my first thoughts after the Benghazi incident was that an ambassador is not just a State Dept employee. He represents the President. He speaks for the President. I remember that relationship is taught and used for effect in Sunday sermons. It has taken a month. Barak Obama now is telling us that no …