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SHILLS AND SHYSTERS WANT YOU TO INVEST IN THE BENGHAZI BUBBLE

 

   By William Boardman  Email address removed

 

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   "I think this is a cover-up, I think this is more significant

   than Watergate -- no one died at Watergate." 

      Former Bush White House aide Ron Christie,

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         on MSNBC's The Ed Show, October 18, 2012

 

News bubbles are essentially the same as housing bubbles, stock bubbles, or tulip bubbles -- the longer they last, the more detached they become from recognizable reality.  Like any other bubble, the current Benghazi news bubble started growing when a few people with a self-serving agenda decided to inflate the importance of something that does not have anything like the value that they claim it has. 

 

If the administration's handling is a cover-up more significant than Watergate, then what is being covered up?  Sean Hannity launched the cover-up meme on September 20 on Fox News, without explaining exactly what was being covered up or why, just that it would somehow help the President's re-election. 

 

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On June 17, 1972, the first day of Watergate, the issue was clear: burglars caught at Democratic headquarters were connected to the Nixon Administration, so inquiring minds wanted to know: what was the nature of that connection?   The unfolding of Watergate was fact-driven, slow, painstaking, and long.  But the crimes were real. 

 

By comparison, the Benghazi bubble is political fast food, all over-heated conclusion without any of the intellectual nutrition of logic, honesty, basic facts, or good faith arguments. 

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