Where was concern for those under attack?

info@islandpacket.comNovember 4, 2012 

President Barack Obama spoke this week at the Salvation Army in New York City after hurricane Sandy and said in effect, "we will leave no man behind."

Unfortunately, these great words unfortunately were not said after the terrorist attack on our embassy in Benghazi. It has been reported that requests for help were rejected. That e-mails at the State Department have revealed that the actual terrorist attack was viewed by our government. And still no support given to the consulate people or to the two Navy SEALs who went to the aid of the embassy staff.

HUrricane Sandy apparently caused a break in Obama's political campaign, but the attack on Benghazi did not interfere with his political activity as he went to Las Vegas on Sept. 12, the day after the attack and the killing of four Americans. And Obama, though apparently knowing otherwise, sent out Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to tell a story of a video being the cause of the Benghazi situation.

And possibly just as bad, is the silence of the liberal press on this subject. Some news channels have totally dropped this subject. Certain leading papers and publishing companies have not printed this subject on the front page of their papers. One would always hope, that in the end, that our news media people would put their country first. But for the liberal media, America comes in a poor second to their political consideration.

Sidney Etkin

Bluffton

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