Who Else But The White House Could Have Edited The Benghazi Talking Points?


Yesterday the White House denied that they had anything to do with editing references to terrorism generally, and al Qaeda specifically, from a report produced by the CIA about the attack in Bengahzi. But Senator Saxby Chambliss is wondering who else could have done it?

“Everybody there was asked do you know who made these changes; and nobody knew,” said Senator Chambliss referring to testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. “The only entity that reviewed the talking points that was not there was the White House.”

After all, every other agency in the chain of custody of those talking points has testified before Congress (and under oath) that they weren’t responsible for the edits:

As I noted yesterday, more disturbing than the idea that the White House is lying about doing the editing is the idea that they don’t know who edited the talking points in between the time when they were produced by the CIA and one of their top officials started using them with the national media.

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters.

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  • $8194357

    Palleywood in America…
    Propaganda bread and circus….

    Cue the dead babies….


    Jihad school:

    Shocking images of children as young as five being trained as murderers

    And we are supposed to believe that these savages are capable of mourning a dead child (that they murdered so as to frame the Jews). Cue the dead baby.

    Jihad school: Shocking images of children as young as five being trained as al-Qaeda killers 17 Nov 2012 22:00

    Terror camp brainwashing boys into becoming suicide bombers

  • SigFan

    Changing the story to give Obama cover in the run-up to the election is bad enough, but the real crime here is that someone with a higher rank than Petraeus and the officers that were relieved of their command told everyone to stand down while Americans were being killed – and they knew it and watched it happen. In a just world Obama and his flunkies would have been impeached and charged already, but don’t expect anything to to happen soon if at all. After all, they are Democrats.

  • sbark

    Can this Admin have any more parrallels to a bunch of adolescants that got got drinking…and everyone is in denial, nobody knows anything………..and give it a few days of inquiry, and then the b.s. line will change to GW used to do it also……

  • Harold

    Anytime there is something that pops up at the White House Obama says he knows nothing about it if it puts him in a bad light. Anything that puts him in a good light he claims responsibility for and brags about it until you wanna upchuck from all the bragging. The buck stops only part time at his desk it seems.

  • the Fighting Czech

    in answer to your headline…… Bush, who else?

    • $8194357

      The evil boooosh…
      Thats the ticket…

  • Roy_Bean

    I expected an October surprise, we got an October coverup. If Richard Nixon had a son I think he would look like Barry.

  • fedupny

    The most important aspect of this whole affair, which has been swept under the rug and no one is even mentioning is, who authorized the “stand down” orders. Obama, during his press conference, never really answered that question. He basically said that the military, State and intelligence communities would do everything they could to save their people, you know that’s what they would do.

    “If people don’t think that we did everything we can to make sure that we saved the lives of folks who I sent there, and who were carrying out missions on behalf of the United States, then you don’t know how our Defense Department thinks or our State Department thinks or our CIA thinks,” Obama said. “Their number one priority is obviously to protect American lives.”

    Yes, everyone knows how they think. They would do everything possible to save them. That’s what they do.

    Except on Oct 25, 2012, Panetta said that he, Gen. Hamm and Gen.Dempsey opposed deploying troops into the situation.

    “you don’t deploy forces into harm’s way, without knowing what’s going on, without having some real-time information, about what’s taking place.”

    They also “felt very strongly, that they could not put forces at risk, in that situation.”

    They had real-time information, a video feed from the drone, and I’m sure, communications with the people on the ground. Someone at the administration level gave the orders to cover their a$$e$ and drag their feet, in the meantime, making the four Americans an expendable loss. The aftermath of which, is troops that are in harm’s way, won’t know for sure if help is on the way.

    I think this was that “3am phone call” and Obama sent the call to voicemail.

    • JustRuss

      Obama’s “9/11 moment”, he didn’t want it turning into a “Blackhawk Down” moment instead.

      • fedupny

        At least with Blackhawk Down, there was truly a fog of war, with Benghazi there was people on the ground, a laser for painting targets and a drone sending a video feed. I’m not even sure if boots on the ground were really required if they had gotten air support.

        This is the real issue IMO, not some talking points in which they can hide behind “national security” and classified intel. Not whether the General had an affair (that didn’t expose classified info), not salacious emails to another General, not an ambassador lying or not. The serious issue of our people, knowing if they just hold out long enough, there will ALWAYS be help, No one is left behind. The CiC broke that promise. He “lied” and Americans died.I know I would not want to be in the same foxhole with him and depend on him to cover my back. He would take too long to shoot!

      • $8194357

        Can you say “Blackhawk down” in Barrys second term?

  • Davo

    Subject. Verb. Benghazi.

  • $8194357

    Who else?


    they can make the injured children
    from Syria show up in Gaza hospitals
    a few weeks later..They can do anything..


    But meanwhile back at the global propaganda ranch and media central in America?

    Poor Gaza…
    The children have no place to hide..
    (Even tho hamas choses to launch from among them)..


    And in DC????
    Barry says….(thanks Hiedi it worked as well in ND, huh)
    “Who ya going to trust”?
    Me who gives you cell phones and food stamps?
    Or that old white guy declaring war on women…
    Its all the same….Only different, huh.

  • $8194357

    Speaking of “edititng”….

    Check out Pallywoods lateist mass propaganda going around the globe from BBC..

    Tan jacket man and reflective jacket man are both carried away from the Jewish scene of death and destruction and a few seconds later are up and about doing just fine….

    The female pallywood “extras” as well…
    Under the head scarfs are men in pants….

    Waggin the dog to agitate Jew hatred is an art form..


    The “editors” need to be schooled better..

    A few seconds on the global news and “perception becomes reality”.
    Kind of like Barry and the Democrats pointing fingers at those evil Christians and conservitives with their own “manufactured narritive and war on women”, huh.


  • banjo kid

    Obama’s dog ate it and they rewrote it.

    • $8194357

      good one

      • banjo kid

        Always stay on the light side of life , stay on the sunny side always on the sunny side, stay on the sunny side of life.

        • $8194357

          I do like the “Son shine” for sure..
          Happy Thanksgiving..