The Benghazi investigation committee hearing was a waste of time.
I am no fan of Hillary Clinton. I am also no fan of congressional committees that have a political agenda. Mrs. Clinton was in front of the Benghazi investigation committee but the committee was obviously not ready to hear her testimony. What is the purpose of the committee? We all know that mistakes were made. Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez attempted to learn what was going on at the State Department when the attack occurred but she was timed out and did not obtain a complete statement from Mrs. Clinton.
At the end of this hearing I predict Mrs. Clinton will go on to be a stronger candidate for president. Republican commentators will be flummoxed over the outcome and will try to blame Mrs. Clinton for a lack of detail on the Benghazi attack and how it was poorly handled by the State Department. It was poorly handled. The subsequent lies to the public were stupid and shows that Mrs. Clinton did not know how to explain away the deaths. No one foresaw the loss of life and no one is happy about the outcome.
The Benghazi hearing dragged on for 11 hours. Much of that time was a discussion of Mrs. Clinton’s e-mail and Sydney Blumenthal. Mr. Blumenthal was not a member of any government agency but was/is a private adviser and perhaps a friend of Mrs. Clinton. His connection to the Benghazi attack is nonexistent.
Republicans will use the Benghazi attack as evidence that Mrs. Clinton is not up to the job of president.