October 16, 2012

Clinton Jumps on Benghazi Grenade

Blake Hounshell, FP Passport

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Clinton's comments are obviously going to get wide play and will of course be instantly politicized -- regardless of whether she's merely doing the right thing, or whether she's actually just shielding Obama from scrutiny ahead of Tuesday night's debate, as some are already suggesting, or whether, as the conspiracy-minded would have it, she's pulling some Machiavellian maneuver to appear like she's taking responsibility only to make the president look bad and set herself up for 2016.

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TAGGED: Libya, Benghazi, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

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