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  •  No. Candy merely expanded her answer. (6+ / 0-)

    Crowley in an attempt to be even handed expanded her answer to say that there was a ten day period  in which the demonstration/anti-muslim movie was talked about (by the state department) as a possible cause.

    This did not necessarily detract from the fact that President Obama's Rose Garden comments did indicate that a terrorist act was involved.

    In my opinion she was trying too hard to be fair minded. I personally think she was shocked at Romney's bold face lie in asserting the Republican bubble "factoid".

    •  sounds to me (3+ / 0-)
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      RF, politicalceci, sidnora

      like the msm as usual bend over backwards for the right and want to bend the left over and screw them, same o same o.

    •  something else Crowley said (0+ / 0-)

      Crowley said later that she was just trying to move the debate along.  Imagine what the news would be like if there were some equivelant of the two candidates staring at Candy with expectant eyebrows raised on every program.  Every he said/ she said and "both sides do it" on CNN put to a final tally, every meandering conspiracy theory on Fox set in a straightforward statement of unadorned horseshit.  What if the media's program and duty were not to waste time endlessly?

      •  The Debate as Game show (0+ / 0-)

        This is a format that will get mega ratings: Contestants (Obama and Rmoney) Spin the wheel and answer whatever question it lands on. A panel of fact checkers vets the answer in real time and the audience scores the answer Up or Down. The Host resolves ties. There's a time limit and bonus questions.
        The winner gets half the loser's campaign warchest.

    •  Eye witnesses reported the attackers saying (1+ / 0-)
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      the anti-Mohammad film was their motive.

      Try al Jazeera and BBC if you want clips.

      Even motivated by the film, it's terrorism. An armed militia attacked civilians. And there's no evidence of "al Qaeda influence."

      What else ????

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