“There ain't nothin' more powerful than the odor of mendacity...You can smell it. It smells like death.” Big Daddy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Let’s try to parse this a bit more.
"It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep, but there's a phone in the White House and it's ringing. Something is happening in the world. Your vote will decide who answers that call. Whether it's someone who already knows the world's leaders, knows the military. Someone tested and ready to lead in a dangerous world. It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone?"
We don’t care; just make sure somebody answers the damn phone. Lives depend on it.
Let’s parse this a bit:
Hillary has always been a good student. This was evidenced again yesterday as she maneuvered the Benghazi obstacle course with legendary Clintonian skill; managing to take 100% responsibility with 0% blame.
She was a master of the parsed phrase;
the queen of evasion,
In short: a monument of mendacity.
Butt what did you expect? She learned at the feet of the master (apologies for that optic).
So Hills “never saw the requests for more security,” going on the Sunday shows was “not my favorite thing,” and as for Susan Rice, well, she “wasn’t consulted on that.” I tell you, that’s presidential material right there.
And then we had the planned explosion of anger -
“I'm sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and disagree with this administration, somehow you're not patriotic. We need to stand up and say we're Americans, and we have the right to debate and disagree with any administration.” Hillary Clinton
Let me see, I think I have this correct: Ron Paul’s son accused Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of, a) culpability in the death of Ambassador Stevens and 3 others, b) inadequate leadership and c) covering up a covert US arms smuggling operation to Syrian “freedom fighters.” Wow! That would make a great movie. It’s sort of like the Iran Contra guns-for-hostages Affair except that the guns went to the bad guys, there weren’t any hostages until after the gun deal went down, and the State Controlled Media doesn’t think it’s important enough to report on.
And what is it about Big Guy’s Administration and guns? They can’t seem to keep track of them unless they belong to U.S. citizens.
Anyway, that was followed by the inevitable finger pointing on both sides:
Hillary blamed Benghazigate on her heavy workload, mean Republicans and underfunding.
El Rushbo accused Hillary of participating in an Administration backed extortion scheme that involved payola in exchange for Hill’s false, self-serving testimony (there’s a real win-win!)
And still…we’ve yet to find out whose idea it was to spin the yarn of the Benghazi attack as the result of a video that nobody saw and whose producer is still sitting in jail for a parole violation. Oh well, “what difference does it make!?!”
Could this mess get any worse? Does anybody care that terrorism is spiraling out of control? Does anyone know what to do about it? Maybe Big Guy should convene another of his infamous group-thinks here at the Big White to develop some make-work ideas and recommendations on how to achieve world peace. It could be a wine and cheese summit.
I have a list of suggested participants: Algore, JayZ, Beyoncé, Jon Stewart, Sean Penn, George Clooney, Thom Browne, Bono, Lady Gaga, Eva Longoria, James Taylor, Reverend Al, Jason Wu, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Jennifer Hudson, Ke$ha, Oprah – and oh, what the heck, just for a little diversity let’s include John McCain too.
Maybe Hillary can head it up.
BTW, what’s up with the Coke bottle lenses? Does she think it makes her look smart, or is cataract surgery no longer included in government healthcare?
All in all, I think the testimony went pretty well, don’t you?
How does that old joke go – “If it weren’t for low integrity they’d have no integrity at all.” ?