Tag: act of terror

Benghazi explained

Kevin Drum from Mother Jones does a wonderful job laying out exactly what happened. The reporting on what we know about the Benghazi attacks on September 11 just gets more and more interesting. Let’s do a quick Q&A: Why was President Obama initially unwilling to call it an act of terror? He wasn’t. The day after the attack, on September 12, he gave a Rose Garden speechin which he said, in reference to the assault, “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation.” At campaign stops that day and the next, he again referred to the Benghazi assault as

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How President Obama Won the Debate

President Obama won this debate by being President Obama. The formula was simple, really. Tell the truth. Don’t waver. Say what you mean. Don’t play around with long complex answers. Made it simple and to the point. In the video above, the president points out that he mentioned that Benghazi was an act of terror on September 12, the day after the attacks. Here’s exactly what the president said: Our country is only as strong as the character of our people and the service of those both civilian and military who represent us around the globe. No acts of terror will

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