Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Look Out Hillary, Here Comes the Benghazi Bus
The first thing that makes me suspicious about the new revelations that are coming out is the press conference in which Ed Henry of Fox News asked the President about claims that witnesses were being threatened. Did anyone notice that Obama called on Ed Henry from Fox News for the first question? Okay, that’s not earth shattering, but it gave Ed Henry the opportunity to pose the question regarding the Benghazi witness intimidation, and it gave Obama a perfect opportunity to deny any knowledge of it.
We really need to look at the big picture. If you will remember, this attack took place on September 11, 2012 during the presidential election. Had this story been thoroughly investigated and reported on at the time it may well have changed the election’s outcome, so needless to say there was no chance that would happen. The election is over now, and the details are beginning to come out, but the willingness of the media to report on it is still surprising. It is my belief that they know these revelations will not implicate Obama, but others are not going to be so fortunate.
One very important thing to consider in this is that there are currently two Democrats who have indicated they might run for president in 2016, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden. As it stands, Clinton appears to be in the best position to win the nomination. It is no secret however, that there is little love lost between Clinton and Obama. This brings up the possibility that some old-fashioned Chicago style politics is at hand.
I have my doubts that Barack Obama is very excited at the prospect of Hillary Clinton taking over the reins at the end of his second term. He knows her well enough to know that she has her own agenda and isn’t likely to make it a priority to continue with his. Joe Biden, on the other hand, isn’t bright enough to develop his own agenda and would be more than happy to continue on the current path. After eight years of training under Obama, he would most certainly be Obama’s choice. I could be completely off-base, but it looks to me that Obama is preparing to throw Hillary under the bus to clear the way for Biden in 2016.