Given many questions, Benghazi probe needed

On May 2 a notation accompanying the print edition of The Day's editorial stated, "Obama was clearly wrong to stonewall immediate calls for more information, but the latest documents show this was a foolish call driven by politics, not a Watergate-style investigation."

The editorial itself, "Benghazi dispute renewed," goes on to describe how Jay Carney's "vacuous assertion" clouded the waters. The political spin, as the Democrats called it, or the cover up, as the Republicans named it, heated up after the release of a Sept. 14, 2012 email. The subject of the communication was Susan Rice's talking points, as sent by Ben Rhodes, authorizing Rice to "underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video and not a broader failure of policy."

The last paragraph of the editorial sums it up well, "But by withholding public information until forced to release it, the White House has revived the Benghazi controversy."

This has turned out to be a costly word game as to what defines a cover up and what is political spin and who is to blame for what?

The murder of Ambassador Stevens and three brave men at Benghazi by terrorists was a serious matter and has now provoked a Special House select investigating committee to seek the truth.

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