The Republicans and their mouthpiece Fox News have been waiting for months to get their chance to question outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the attack on the Benghazi, Libya listening post (it was not a consulate or the embassy which is in Tripoli, Libya), but when it came time to question Clinton yesterday the Republicans were left twisting in the wind.
The Republicans were no match for Hillary Clinton who was totally prepared to answer all their questions on why the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three other Americans were killed on in Benghazi on September 11, 2012.
Hard as they tried to catch Hillary Clinton in a lie, the poor, dumb Republicans came to the hearing with nothing but Fox News "talking points" which, of course, were all lies.
Clinton smartly allowed the Republicans to take potshots at her, but when freshman Republican Sen. Ron Johnson stepped over the line with a snide comment directed at her, Clinton fired back in what was the highlight of the hearings.
Click on this link to see how Hillary Clinton dealt with Republican Sen. Ron Johnson:
Republicans kept referring to the Benghazi, Libya "listening post" as a consulate or the embassy which only indicated how ill-prepared they were for the questioning of Hillary Clinton.
Several Democratic Senators including Dick Durbin from Illinois were quick to point out 4,700 young Americans were killed in a war started under false information by President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.
Durbin emphasized his point by saying tragic as it was there were only 4 Americans killed in the Benghazi, Libya attack compared to the 4,700 Americans killed in Iraq.
Clinton listened politely as one Republican after another trotted out Fox News "talking points" in an effort to try to paint her as not doing her job, but Clinton just let them keep digging themselves into an even deeper hole.
Republicans left the hearing with their tails between their legs and many of them rushed to Fox News where they knew Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity and Greta Van Sustern would allow them to continue to spin their lies about the Bengahzi attack.
Someday Republicans may realize Fox News is not a news organization, but instead the propaganda arm of the GOP which is in the twilight of their ratings dominance as more and more people realize look at Fox News as a total joke.