Eleanor Clift doubles down on #Benghazi “smoke inhalation death” stupidity

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2014 at 1:32 pm
Eleanor Clift

The fail is strong with this one.

Still acting in the role of human shield for possible 2016 contender Hillary Clinton, liberal commentator Eleanor Clift is standing by her remarks that Ambassador Chris Stevens wasn’t ‘technically’ murdered in Benghazi:

A longtime political pundit under fire for claiming the American ambassador to Libya was not “murdered” in Benghazi is standing by her claim he died of smoke inhalation.

“I’d like to point out that Ambassador (Chris) Stevens was not ‘murdered;’ he died of smoke inhalation in that safe room in that CIA installation,” Eleanor Clift, a columnist at The Daily Beast, said Sunday on “The McLaughlin Group.”

While Clift may be technically correct in light of reports that Stevens died from smoke inhalation, she was criticized because the ambassador died as a result of a fire ignited during a terrorist raid on the Benghazi consulate on Sep. 11, 2012.

She stood by her comment Tuesday during a radio interview.

“I was taking issue with the sort of glib use of the word ‘murdered,'” Clift told radio host Steve Malzberg. “My point is that it was a very chaotic event. The CIA was involved, which is why there was a lot of confusion initially, and that all the questions that this special committee is raising have been asked and answered in previous investigations.”

Malzberg asked if she would feel the same way if it was her relative. She replied, “I would say he died of smoke inhalation.”

Right. In the same way a man whose house was deliberately set on fire wasn’t “murdered” but instead “died of smoke inhalation” – or “died of 1st degree burns on their entire body.” The same way a woman whose car was intentionally wrecked while she was still in it “died from blunt force windshield trauma” or “drowned in the river.” Would someone please buy this woman a 55 gallon drum of clues when it comes to murder classifications, please? She sure as hell needs it.  Dum dum. o=> :-w

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3 Responses to “Eleanor Clift doubles down on #Benghazi “smoke inhalation death” stupidity”


  1. Drew the Infidel says:

    The wise words spoken in jest nowhere near compare to the foolish words spoken in earnest.

    This geriatric numbskull better slow down on that smoke she has apparently inhaling. It makes her say stupid things. I can make more sense drunk than this jackwad can sober.

    “Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not meet words of knowledge.”–Proverbs 14:7

  2. Steve Skubinna says:

    This is Joe Biden weapons grade level stupid. It’s akin to claiming the guy with a gunshot wound in his forehead died of “natural causes,” because, hey, it’s natural to die if you get shot in the head.

  3. Carlos says:

    Actually, I can think of several of our elected representatives (both Senators and Representatives), plus numerous administration officials, that are from the same shoot of the stupid tree as this walking waste of oxygen.

    But, of course, this is what you get when the entire guvmint indoctrination system is geared to dumb down to the lowest possible denominator.