What if somebody threw a coup and nobody came ?
Did Obama foil a “Septembrist Revolt” of generals and admirals — and win re-election against a hobbled GOP at the same time ?
What role was played by the Republican “Loyal Opposition” and the Main Stream Media, including Fox, in all of it ?
Scary stuff, kids !
WHY HAVE THE PRESS AND REPUBLICANS STAYED MUM — OR NEARLY SO — ON THIS STUFF
In spite of the efforts of a couple of Congressional Committees, and even the ongoing efforts by a Special Congressional Committee under Trey Gowdy late in 2014-2015, why has the GOP had so much trouble putting anything "together" on this whole Benghazi thing ? Why has the Fox News and Republican politics ever since and all about Benghazi made no sense at all ? Why in the fall of 2012 did all of GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s “false steps” on the Benghazi issue fall flat on their face ? Why did Obama’s numbers and his campaign get better after Benghazi ? Why has the REMOVAL of so many of the key players surrounding the whole Benghazi thing gone on with little comment and almost no public notice whatsoever ?
The GOP had become paralyzed by its consultants and managers. That was as true in 2012 as it is today. When it came to something that was arguably an attempted military coup against a sitting President, what could a “loyal opposition” do in the middle of a presidential campaign ? Use it against the President politically ? How loyal is that ? Besides, why risk the backlash ? NO ! When in doubt — Just stay out of it completely.
So why did Romney keep bringing Benghazi up ? Sometimes candidates can’t help themselves. Anyway, every time that Romney brought it up, he got burned — both by the media and by key Republicans. Also, Romney thought he could get away with telling only part of the story.
Maybe, anybody talking about Benghazi without mention of the coup and Obama’s counter-coup is only telling part of the story.