CBS’ Sharyl Attkisson after Hillary’s disgraceful Benghazi testimony: ‘It makes a difference’

This morning, the ever shameful Hillary Clinton testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee about the terrorist attack in Benghazi. Speaking on the circumstances that led to the deaths of four Americans, she asked, “What difference, at this point, does it make?

Sure thing, Hillary. Really, who cares? It makes no difference to the families of the dead and the millions of Americans looking for answers. None at all.


While many media lapdogs dutifully tried to bury that bone, spinning it as a “takedown” of Sen. Ron Johnson, CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson refused to compromise her integrity. “It makes a difference,” she tweeted.

Thank you, Sharyl Attkisson, for continuing to fight for truth and accountability.


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  • Avey Owyns

    She simply held the attitude that is held by most other uninformed liberals: “Yeah, so what, Hillary lied about the source of the attacks: what difference does it make?”

    She, like her liberal base, do not understand responsibility and accountability. They don’t live according to basic principles – they don’t compare their actions to the values they hold rather to other people. Hillary going back to bed instead of taking action is a relatively insignificant detail when compared to the fact that four people died.

    The idea of morality is so foreign to the left that when they do something wrong, they can’t grasp why they should be sorry about it and even be reprimanded or punished for it.

    • JamesMc

      The concept of morality is foreign to people who after a bunch of bloodthirsty militants kill Americans, cast about for some American action that made those militants angry. Blaming it on an ‘Islamophobic’ video was a trifecta for them; they got to blame ‘islamaphobia’, an american, and the 1st amendment.

    • Garth Haycock

      Well stated, Avey. The left has no comprehension of right and wrong.

    • BristolGOP Backup

      More than that, her claim of Enlightened Ignorance allows other leftists to feel righteous in their own.

    • Jorge R Campo

      Phenomal, Avey. You NAILED it. She and Obama both are moral nihilists.

  • Gloves Donahue, Jr.

    Sharyl Attkisson and Katie Pavlich should question this grifter.

    Clinton is a longime liar and it would be tough to get any truth from her, but making her angry might help.

    • Claire Adams

      It was a very “You can’t handle the truth” moment!

      Anger may loosen the tongue. Watching how many answers seem to be already written down, like the Senate hearing.

      • 1SkepticalChick

        Yep, they have a script and they are sticking to it. (“Hillary cries here.”)

  • Bob Almighty

    Why it happened is one thing, why they held back reinforcements is another thing altogether.

    • carla5731

      In my opinion the follow-up IS the problem. I understand that every attack can’t be prevented, but the way they managed it was pure amateur hour. She seems to have forgotten that their decision to blame the YouTube video caused anti-American demonstrations all over the world! Their foreign policy is a disgrace and the State Department should be held accountable.

  • fishydude

    Guess who won’t be asked to moderate a presidential debate :)
    It does matter because their first impulse was to blame the first amendment. Their default position in any crisis us the blame the freedoms we have. They believe we need to be less free and more “taken care of” (controlled) by government.

  • $23629333

    How come the only people with cojones anymore are women like Sharyl Attkisson, Sarah Palin and the young lady who founded this site?

    Here’s what someone on the Hill should say to Hillary Clinton: Did the near-impeachment of your husband not teach you of the importance of government officials telling the truth?

    • Kevin Krom

      Minor correction: Clinton WAS impeached, but he was not convicted.

      • lainer51

        so it meant NOTHING

        • nc

          Right, were there any consequences to the impeachment? I don’t think he was even embarrassed by it.

      • $23629333

        Kevin, the House of Representatives impeached Pres. Bill Clinton on two counts: perjury to a grand jury (228 to 206), and obstruction of justice (221 to 212). In the Senate, where 67 votes – a two-thirds majority – were needed to convict Clinton, and have him removed from office, there were only 45 votes against him on the perjury count, and 50 votes against him on the obstruction charge.

        Hillary and her husband demonstrated – long before their arrival in the White House – that they were shameless liars,* and simply blew off the egg on their faces from the impeachment proceedings. Like a man trying to get a woman into bed, they will say ANYTHING if it gets them where they want to go.

        As Jed Clampett would say: pitiful.

        (* much like the man now occupying the Oval Office)

    • lainer51

      if you recall, Billary stated on GMA or Today Show that the allegations about Monica were “a right-wing conspiracy”…… sure it was! LMAO!!!!!!!!!!

      • $36544368

        I posted that on another board too…and you know, the saddest part of that whole comment was that she was wrong, and wasn’t ‘man enough’ to apologize for her knee-jerk reaction. I guess it’s okay for her to say whatever she wants as long as it suits her purpose.

  • sleazyrider

    Its just that you joe 6packers are to ignorant to understand complex issues…ask willie..

  • Twoiron

    She didn’t say that when Slick WIlly left Monica with a very, messy stained blue dress. Do you suppose der Schlickmeister is allowed to smoke those fancy El Penetratore cigars in Hill’s presence?

  • Bob Parkman

    It makes a difference to root out incompetence, particularly when an election is approaching. Attempts to cover up and influence a federal election are contemptible and akin to voter fraud.

  • cgraham77

    Hillary says “what difference does it make?” …and has the NERVE to be indignant about it!

    Hey Hillary…the difference it makes is the whole reason you are testifying now!!

  • johnt

    No surprise, they are only four dead Americans, and yet another leftist icon exposing their psychopathology, their complete coldness, in this case even anger that they should questioned. Scratch a leftist, you get a barbarian, As in cold blooded, twisted.

  • r_coplin2001

    Are you saying that their is a news journalist on a network other then Fox News that wants the truth about Benghazi and i have to say to Sharyl Attkkisson keep up the good work.

  • lainer51

    Would love to see her tell the parents of the murder victims “what difference does it make?”

    • $27789750

      Yes, that remark must have stung hard.

  • philomena

    Thank you, Sharyl Attkisson. Benghazi is the Obama administration’s Kitty Genovese.

    • ceemack

      We established in another thread that very few people today know who Neville Chamberlain was. I wonder how many know who Kitty Genovese was?

      • philomena

        I doubt very many. Isn’t it sad that with the vast store of information available on the internet for historical, cultural and literary references, we have such an ignorant population. The sad fact is that in public schools reading great literature has been replaced by agitprop. Civics is nonexistent. History is obliterated by left-wing revisionist manifestos. Public speaking has been replaced by grunts, and writing has been replaced by texting. We had superb public school educations, as did my parents. The classes were large. The teachers knew their subjects and didn’t expose a hint of their political leanings. Education is where the battle has to be waged and won if we are to survive as a free and prosperous nation.

  • $27789750

    The thing is that this will haunt any future plans if they exist. That was a telling and damaging moment. Why doesn’t she come clean and blame Bam and herself. Together they’ve cast a long dark shadow over any prez plans she might have.

    • $36544368

      In a perfect world, that would be true…but Slick Willie was stumping for Obama last year, and even after all the crap he pulled while in office, he was getting standing ovations and women swooning over him…somehow I don’t think that “it’s going to make a difference” to whether or not she runs for the presidency.

  • lillymckim

    Yes, Sharyl Attkisson the truth always makes a difference.
    Thank you!

  • Terry

    Listen to Hillary’s examples just before she says “what difference does it make” … “Was it because of a protest, or was it because of guys out for a walk one night who decided to kill some Americans? What difference does it make?” Neither one of these examples were the truth about what happened in Benghazi. She’s still a liar even when she tries to act offended. — I sure as hell hope the GOP has already kept copy of her saying that and is prepared to plaster the world with it in 2016 when she’s got the dem nomination for prez locked up.

    • 1SkepticalChick

      nd the point is not only why did the attack take place. The primary question “at this point” is why did we not do anything to prevent it when the staff there were begging for it for months before hand. And why did we doing nothing to help as it was going on, or even immediately after? Why the “stand down” order? Why were a General and an Admiral recalled from their posts when they were pushing a go help? Where are the surviors? Where is the video?

  • celador2

    It makes a difference because we still do not know why the terror attack that night came to pass. It was 9/11. Why was Amb Stevens in Benghazi was there anything on his schedule that required his personal attention, asked one House member? Hillary said she did not know why he was in Benghazi and went on to weave a picture that Stevens like other ambassadors went about on their own and did not need to be cleared to travel.

    Hillary more or less covered her bases by saying Sterens was there on his own will not as her agent. There is a buzz about from Bolton and Boykin that speculaltes Stevens may have been there to discuss arming Syrian rebels with Turkish ambassador, which is illegal.

    Should it ever some out he did that then Hilary is on reocrd saying she did not know why Seven was there Spt 10-11.

    DId a q hit on 9/11 to reinforce they are still there? We still have much to learn about the Amb visit and the Inflitrated Security that may have tipped off the al q attackers. It may be al q attacked the CIA safe compounds 9/11 and when they learned Stevens was present they went all out to burn his building and kill him. Stevens may have been a surprise icing on a CIA soft target for al q.
    I want to know more.

  • orringtonmom (D)

    she said that why it happened doesn’t matter; what matters is making sure it never happens again. seems to me, the best way to prevent something from happening is to figure out why it happened the first time. sure, you might want to put a fence up to keep people from throwing themselves off a cliff, but eventually you will want to ask, “why the hell are people throwing themselves off a cliff?”

  • MrCrashHappy

    With afew exceptions, the Fourth Estate has become a Fifth Column.

  • MrCrashHappy

    With afew exceptions, the Fourth Estate has become a Fifth Column.

  • Garth Haycock

    Of course. What are 4 American lives when compared to protecting Dear Leader?

    By the way, I’m not sure you’re aware, but your link is called spam. Knock it off.