It is bad enough that she expects us to believe that the Obama Administration have people in top positions who succumb to “confusion” at moments of crisis, but this strains credulity beyond the breaking point in light of the fact that the personnel in Libya had asked for additional security. They knew something was coming. There is no way Susan Rice could have really thought it was a spontaneous reaction to a video that no one had seen or cared about.
“FNC”s Wendell Goler just interviewed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton — see what Secretary Clinton says about Ambassador Susan Rice “fog of war” “” click to read (red text),” by Greta Van Susteren at GretaWire, October 15 (thanks to 538):
(below are rough notes from FNC”s Wendell Goler in Peru, traveling with the Secretary of State)
Says of decision not to extend mission of supplemental security team in Tripoli: “I”m responsible for the State Dept, for the more than 60K people around the world. The decisions about security are made by security professionals. But we”re going to review everything to be sure we”re doing what needs to be done in an increasingly risky environment.”…
On Rice “˜grew out of a protest” assertions: “the fog of war. The confusion you get in any type of combat situation. Remember this was an attack that went on for hours”¦there had to be a lot of sorting out”¦everyone said here’s what we know subject to change.”