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View Diary: WaPo Fact Checker: Act of Terror = Terrorist Act is a lie. Are you kidding me? (19 comments)

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  •  Besides the obvious politics (5+ / 0-)

    the right wing wanted to make people completely forget about the anti-Islamic video. If you recall, there were riots and an attcak on the US embassy in Egypt in response to the video, as I'm sure the makers of the video knew there would be. It was a deliberate incitement and played to the antiMuslim right wing base.
      But when Americans were killed, it suddenly became very important for the Republicans to bury the video issue and make Benghazi into a terrorist attack and an administration failure.

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