Rice's post-attack role raises more questions

info@islandpacket.comMay 20, 2013 

Central to the alleged cover-up on the Benghazi, Libya, tragedy are urgent, closely scheduled appearances on Sunday morning talk shows on the five largest TV networks by U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice. The networks must have had top level pressure for them to comply so neatly and quickly.

Rice's script was wholly based on the "talking points," which were altered a dozen times until they were unlike the original draft. The result was a tale that utterly contradicted what we saw with our own eyes on TV. It was a misleading disservice to gullible Americans voting in a presidential election just weeks later.

There are many questions needing answers concerning the Rice mission, such as:

  • Who ordered this emergency mission and why?

  • Who selected Rice and why?

  • Who gave her the revised "talking points" and briefed her on the situation.

  • Why is she so silent? A gag order on her, too? Is she a sacrificial lamb?

  • Possibly, Rice will take a leaf from the book of Gregory Hicks, Mark Thompson and Eric Nordstrom and have the courage and integrity to come forward and volunteer some straight answers.

    John Farrington

    Hilton Head Island

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