Despite there being no evidence of a cover up whatsoever, the right wing media is still peddling conspiracy theories about the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi. Fox News continues to drag out family members of killed U.S. Foreign Service information officers like Pat Smith who believes Hillary Clinton is responsible because it was “her department”, and “all she cares about is her own self”. Stories are given headline priority on sites like NewsMax.com, and others continue to harangue the President for ‘not being accountable’.
According to a poll from Public Policy Polling, 23% of Americans believe that Benghazi is the biggest political scandal in American history. Sadly, of those 23%, a whopping 39% have no idea where Benghazi is.
So what conclusions can we draw from the right’s incessant badgering on a complete non-issue?
1. They are pretty desperate to pin a scandal on Obama.
2. People who believe there was a cover up are pretty fucking stupid.
Anything we’ve missed?
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.