First, it mattered enough for the Obama administration to send Susan Rice to five different Sunday talk shows to insist that the sacking was a spontaneous demonstration of anger over a months-old YouTube video, while saying that there was “no evidence” that it was a terrorist attack. On one of those appearances, the president of Libya told US audiences the exact opposite — that it was the work of terrorists and that they had a pretty good idea of who they were. If it didn’t matter, what was Susan Rice doing when she tried pushing that meme, which the White House had to abandon within days as leaks within State and CIA made plain that there was no demonstration? …
So it matters because of credibility.
But even more than that,
It matters because [Obama’s demented Middle East] policies are going to get more people killed than just the four Americans in Benghazi last September, and already have.
Among many other reasons.
On tips from Zappatrust, A. Levy, and Just TheTip.