One the eve of having to testify under oath in hearings, State Dept. officials admitted that there never was a protest at Benghazi. Hence, the administration's widely repeated claim that Ambassador Stevens died not because of a planned terrorist attack but rather because of spontaneous Muslim outrage over a youtube video was just plain false.
Graphic from The Looking Spoon (via Right Now I/O).
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