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Lindsey Graham Threatens to Hold National Security Nominees Hostage Over Benghazi Fake Outrage

Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 11:02:41 am

Sen. Lindsey Graham has appointed himself the King of Republican Bad Craziness, pandering to the far right's bizarre fantasies about the Benghazi attack with a relentless zeal that would be impressive if it were directed at something actually useful to the country. His latest threat: Lindsey Graham to Place Hold on National Security Nominees Over Benghazi Attacks.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is threatening to place a hold on key administration national security nominations unless President Obama explains how the White House reacted to the Benghazi attacks and who "changed" the talking points used by U.N. ambassador Susan Rice during back-to-back appearances on the Sunday political talk shows in September.

Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation, Graham insisted that Republicans shouldn't "allow Brennan to go forward for the CIA directorship, Hagel to be confirmed to Secretary of Defense, until the White House gives us an accounting."

Let's face it, this is exactly what the Republican Party would do anyway, Benghazi or no Benghazi. It's just the latest excuse to do everything in their power to sabotage Obama, whether it's good for the US or not.