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My Avon lady (a good democrat) frequently forwards me the right-wing emails she gets (that no one i know would dare send me) ....usually i do a quick web search and debunk them for her...and usually she sends the debunking back up the line and feels relieved.

But this is a new one -- seems fresh. I am not even sure what is being implied, other than there is some cover-up where the white house stopped the military from interceding during the killing of our diplomat....I don't know enough about it to respond -- which I want to do to keep this from gathering steam so close to the election. (My Avon lady knows and mass-emails a lot of people)

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Here's what she sent me:

Her son sent it, so I have to be diplomatic...(and yes, he spelled it "Gerneral")

I just got this one about General Ham tMy son sent this to me and I find it very upsetting.  What do you think?  

Sent: Sat, October 27, 2012 5:05:59 PM
Subject: Gerneral Ham

I'm not sure what to make of this, but I think some investigation is in order...I'm sure if we're patient, Obama will get to the bottom of it after the election....

http://www.tigerdroppings.com/...

A quick google search shows this is popping up in a lot of the usual tinfoil hat places...

http://talkwisdom.blogspot.com/...

but so far, no rebuttal. The facts seem sketchy, but I'd appreciate any ideas of what to tell her because, frankly, I don't have the time to research this in depth, as I'm trying to get the car packed for a canvasing trip to Iowa tomorrow (6 a.m., thank you very much...it's a long haul from Chicago)...

Anyway, I don't have the expertise (Libya is not my strong suit...I'm more versed on health care, the economy, etc.) But I'm also worried this might come up when I'm knocking on doors. Suggestions as to any explanation or even a good "wait and see; the facts will out" response would be appreciated...

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