May 15, 2014 4:46 pm -

Never mind the more than a dozen attacks on American embassies and consulates after 9/11 during the Bush administration. That was on the watch of George W. Bush. You know what was also on the watch of George W. Bush? 9/11.  And you know who else’ s watch it was on? Condoleezza Rice.

Rice said the public still has questions about the security situation in the lead-up to the attacks and the circumstances on the ground during the attacks.

“I think there are unanswered questions and they could be easily answered. But I think they need to be answered,” Rice said.
Rice, who was the nation’s chief diplomat during the administration of George W. Bush, expressed optimism that the committee House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) recently tasked with investigating the September 2012 attacks on diplomatic outposts could answer the outstanding questions.


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  1. M D Reese May 15th, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    A question that I would like to see answered is why her boss ignored the intelligence that the Clinton administration gave them that mentioned that Osama bin Laden and his band of merry men were determined to hijack civilian planes and crash them into buildings. There’s a couple of other lingering questions, but let’s start with that one.

    • granpa.usthai May 15th, 2014 at 7:16 pm

      clearly GW LIED when he said “no weapons of mass destruction were found”.
      Why would he just up and LIE to the American people like that?

      Maybe Condi should answer a few easy questions herself?

      • M D Reese May 15th, 2014 at 8:07 pm

        Yeah–G W was a real hoot when he mocked himself and us by joking about looking for WMDs under his desk–

  2. arc99 May 15th, 2014 at 6:19 pm

    I try to give Ms. Rice some small benefit of the doubt because she is one of the precious few prominent Republicans who even tries to debate issues in a reasonably sane and civil manner.

    But c’mon Condi, you were the National Security Advisor when this country suffered the most damaging foreign attack on the continental United States since the War of 1812. When it comes to security, you have zero moral authority to be questioning anyone about how they did their job.

    Honestly, anyone who has a resume that says

    “National Security Advisor on 9/11/2001”,

    should spend more time soul-searching and less time questioning other people whose track record as far as overall American casualties is hundreds-fold better than yours.

    • m2old4bs May 15th, 2014 at 11:09 pm

      Agree, however, methinks those main players of the Bush Administration are not capable of soul searching. They actually belong in prison for war crimes. The only one who has done some soul searching, IMHO, is Colin Powell and you don’t hear him weighing in about Benghazi, Syria, Ukraine, or other RW conspiracy witch hunts. Rove, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and now Rice have all stepped up to take a dig at our President, eventhough the damage done to America and Americans under their watch, aka the Bush II Administration, is far greater in scope, negative impact and fiscally devastating than anything that’s happened during the Obama Administration.

      • fahvel May 16th, 2014 at 3:10 am

        well said

      • Nobama May 16th, 2014 at 8:15 am

        Then the 29 Senate Democrats who voted yes should go to prison too right?

        • that guy May 16th, 2014 at 10:23 am

          voting yes, when presented with tainted information is not the same as presenting tainted information. If they were calling for the arrest of the republican senators who voted yes, then they would also need to cal for the arrest of the democrats who voted yes.

          They are not, they are calling for the arrest of the people who faked the facts to get us into war.

          I don’t agree that we need to start rounding up bush’s administration and start trying them criminally… however, insinuating that the senators who voted are as guilty as the group that orchestrated the vote is almost comical.

          • Pithy Eponym Here May 16th, 2014 at 12:58 pm

            People make bad decisions based on intel all the time, but the repurcussions rarely result in thousands dead, and thousands more by further bad decisions. Bush bald faced lied to the world. Now every President does this, but many do so with national interests at heart. Bush did it out of pure personal bragadoccio and spite.

        • arc99 May 16th, 2014 at 10:38 am

          what happens on the President’s watch is the responsibility of the President. at least that’s what you right wingers have been ranting about for the past 5 years. so either recognize that it was President Bush who was responsible for a war costing 30,000 casualties, and over $1trillion of taxpayer dollars for weapons that did not exist, or admit that the past 5 years of complaints about President Obama have been a truck load of right wing horsesh*t.

          in either case, the lesson has been learned. Next time, we need to listen to the most liberal voices in the Democratic party.

  3. Jon C May 16th, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Some FYI’s for those unclear about some facts:

    If diplomatic attacks are a sign of weakness, Bush was the
    weakest of all:

    U.S. Consulate Attacks 2002 – 2012:

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    List of assassinations and acts of terrorism against

    The Truth About Attacks on Our Diplomats-Shocker: When
    terrorists attack US interests abroad, they don’t distinguish between
    administrations that are “projecting weakness” or practicing
    “peace through strength.”

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