More focused on the perceived vindication of President Obama than on ensuring that the truth is accurately reported, a number of media types took to Twitter to celebrate the finding of a House Intelligence Committee investigation on Benghazi.
Looking past four dead Americans, the gleeful journalists pushed an article by the Associated Press that says the panel “debunks many Benghazi theories.”
The Associated Press reported:
A two-year investigation by the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has found that the CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.
Debunking a series of persistent allegations hinting at dark conspiracies, the investigation of the politically charged incident determined that there was no intelligence failure, no delay in sending a CIA rescue team, no missed opportunity for a military rescue, and no evidence the CIA was covertly shipping arms from Libya to Syria.
Here are a just a few of the tweets showing the media’s delight:
This is seriously the most hilarious Friday news dump ever http://t.co/f9lAVEBFVF
— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) November 21, 2014
— Brian Beutler (@brianbeutler) November 21, 2014
The committee also found the initial reports that the attack was the result of terrorism to be accurate and that Obama administration officials and the CIA supported the false scenario that the attacks were motivated by an internet video, but surprisingly, these bothersome facts were glossed over.
As the liberal media gushed on Twitter over what it saw as good fortune, it was clear that four dead Americans is a price they’re gladly willing to pay to absolve their beloved emperor. Social media users were none too pleased, as seen on Twitter:
* Caution Strong Launguage
you shitheads spent 3 years not reporting. NOW you crank out the snaky tweets? get over yourselves… — Ryan (@alwaysonoffense) November 21, 2014
Gosh, with journos behaving like poo-flinging monkeys over it, I can just imagine the discussion about the timing of the report. — Gabriel Malor (@gabrielmalor) November 21, 2014
— Jamie (@JmeMiller1974) November 21, 2014
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