Thursday, May 02, 2013

Fox News ‘Expert’ Outlines Benghazi Rescue Plan That Would Have Worked Great Except For The Time Travel Part

Hey, did you know that during the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Barack Obama just sat on his ass and giggled at the news of Americans dying? It may have been mentioned once or twice. And despite people in the reality-based community consistently saying that a rescue operation was never a realistic option, Fox News continues to claim that the Obama administration either rejected or never considered taking action that could have made everything better. 

Most recently, an April 30 story on Fox presented an interview with an anonymous “special operator” who claims to have watched the Benghazi attack unfold, and also says that a special operations team training in Croatia could have arrived in Libya in time to save two of the four Americans killed. Security analyst, retired Marine and awesome name for a superhero’s secret identity Billy Birdzell, writing in Foreign Policy, thinks Fox’s mystery man is more than a little full of shit. In a detailed discussion of the timeline of events, Birdzell explains why the Fox guest’s rescue scenario is pure wishful thinking. Wait, WHUT??? READ MORE »

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