I made the mistake of watching the Hillary Clinton/Benghazi hearings yesterday.
Now I won’t say that it didn’t have it’s moments, namely Rand Paul skewering Clinton (in a violent, word type way, not in a sexual way because…ewwwww!) over not having done her job as Secretary of State in a competent fashion. He told her that he would have fired her over the Benghazi situation, had it been his decision…and don’t we wish it had been.
Other than that memorable exchange, there was an extraordinary amount of ass-kissing from the people at the hearing who should have been grilling her.
As Michelle Malkin has already commented on, Barbara Boxer practically licked Hillary’s shoes while encouraging Hillary to make a run for President in 2016.
And that was only one of about 5 different people that I heard giving her encouragements to run in 2016…at a hearing where they were trying to ascertain exactly how much her incompetence and the incompetence of her department is to blame for the death of multiple Americans in Libya.
Yeah, that sounds like a President we want.
I didn’t watch the entire hearing, as I probably would have popped a blood vessel doing so. My mother said my face was as red as the time I called up the owner of a socialist website to yell at them about plagiarizing an article of mine… if you know me well, you’ll know plagiarism irks me to no end, and that exchange brought my blood pressure up dangerously high.
I could barely stop myself at screaming, in a very non-sexy way, as Democrat after Democrat obsequiously praised her and inquired carefully about her health, as if she was some sort of Victorian maiden dying of consumption. One even had the temerity to apologize to Clinton for the long day of tough questions.
My reaction on twitter was to comment that this was a congressional hearing, not a trip to a f*ck*ng day spa. It wasn’t meant to be a relaxing jaunt. They were supposed to be asking tough questions, though not nearly enough of that was going on in my opinion.
For someone who took responsibility for Benghazi before the election, Hillary sure spent a lot of time trying to foist the responsibility for it off on any number of other people and the ass-kissers let her do it.
In fact I’m pretty sure that one of the women at the hearing spent the first half of her question telling Hillary what an inspiration she was for women and girls. Well I guess she is sort of an inspiration, if your life goal is to become fabulously wealthy, have a loveless marriage, become a completely incompetent bureaucrat, let Americans be killed on your watch because of your incompetence, and still get away with throwing everyone else under the bus for what happened.
Just remember to tell your little girls that they have to be Democrats to get away with that life goal. If a Republican had acted this way, the media would have chewed them to pieces.
Oh well, “what does it matter” anyway?
I’m sure it’s a lot more important to fatuously compliment an establishment Democrat who can’t do their job right (they practically give medals out for that these days, it’s basically the requirement for being Secretary of State, hence the Kerry confirmation) than it is to get to the bottom of the events that led up to the deaths in Benghazi.
Like Brian Terry’s family here in Arizona, the families who lost loved ones on American soil, half-way around the world, will be waiting a long time for answers.