12 Oct '12, 6am

Biden’s Libya dodges | Power Line

Whatever else one might say about Martha Raddatz’s moderating of the VP debate, she did Paul Ryan a favor by starting the debate with a question about Libya. Joe Biden tried to change the subject to Afghanistan and Iraq, but the diversion failed because Ryan stayed after him on the issue (I wish Ryan had done so more consistently). Biden tried to minimize the damage through dishonesty. When Ryan pointed out that our mission in Libya had asked for more security personnel, Biden claimed that the administration wasn’t aware of any such request. He said: “We weren’t told they wanted more security; we did not know they wanted more security there.” Yet, as Josh Rogin points out, two security officials who worked for the State Department in Libya during the relevant time period testified before Congress that they repeatedly requested more security, and two State Department offici...

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  1. 12 Oct '12, 3pm

    Biden said on multiple occasions "Trust Me". But his words don't match with the truth so why should anyone trust him?

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