It is shameful but not at all surprising that The Times' editorial board members are opposed to the formation of a House select committee to get to the truth once and for all about the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. ("Quit playing games with Benghazi," Editorial, May 12)
They, like the Democrats in
I was under the misguided impression that journalists were taught to seek out the facts and the truth and then print it.
If the White House and the
Cheers to The Times for challenging "yet another congressional investigation" into the tragedy at Benghazi.
Of course we expect no less from House Speaker
Now we have another ghost chase on Benghazi. Voters, please remember all this for the upcoming election.
Edward S. Pope
While I applaud The Times for making clear that this "new" committee to investigate the Benghazi attack is purely political, you left out one very important point.
This is yet another black hole into which the Republicans in Congress hope to send the electorate. They have gone silent on their blatant fallacy-filled attack on the Affordable Care Act. They were wrong about how people would reject this "broken" legislation, so they need a way to change the subject.
The Republicans are relentlessly negative, and fail to grasp that the nation sees and hears what they are doing. The electorate is a little smarter than that and will let its displeasure be known at the ballot box.