Asked why Clinton initially blamed an internet video for the attack — calling it a “response to inflammatory material posted on the internet” — when senior military officials knew the day of the attack it was terrorism, the State Department Monday tried to portray the disconnect as old news.
“I’m not going to litigate what’s already been evaluated,”said spokeswoman Jen Psaki.
“This Administration has always been clear that violent extremists were involved in this attack,” Psaki said. “The question was who exactly they were and whether there was also a demonstration at the same time.
Sept 16, 2012
MS. RICE: Well, first of all, Chris, we are obviously investigating this very closely. The FBI has a lead in this investigation. The information, the best information and the best assessment we have today is that in fact this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack. That what happened initially was that it was a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired in Cairo as a consequence of the video.
The administration has always been clear that 47% of the population are only interested in getting their government handout, and that they needed to keep 5% more in the fold by lying about their incompetence. Special thanks to CNN’s Candy Crowley for election tampering and conspiracy.