**Posted by Phineas
Breaking news on Benghazi: the CIA spokesman, presumably at the direction of CIA director David Petraeus, has put out this statement: “No one at any level in the CIA told anybody not to help those in need; claims to the contrary are simply inaccurate. ”
As Bill Kristol writes, the decision to do nothing in Benghazi had to have been a presidential decision. (If not, that has its own scary implications.)
This is unraveling fast. You can bet more will come out before the election.
The spooks won’t play the sap.
(Crossposted at Public Secrets)