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Daybreak: Clinton Takes Blame for Libya Attack

Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Last Week in Washington(Mike Wilson, Getty)

• In an interview with CNN last night, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took “full responsibility” for the security lapse at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that led to the death of four Americans last month. [WaPo]

• By a rare unanimous vote, Israel’s Knesset dissolved itself ahead of elections. [JPost]

• Moshe Dayan’s grave in Israel was desecrated with graffiti on the anniversary of his death. Israeli police suspect that the vandals responsible are Jewish and possibly the bereaved from the Yom Kippur War, during which Dayan served as the Defense Minister. [Times of Israel]

• Ben Masters writes in defense of literary excess, starting with praise of Saul Bellow. [NYT]

• Josh Nathan-Kazis has a Jewish-themed drinking game for tonight’s presidential debate. [Forward]

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What this does is make many voters who choose Mr. Obama over Mrs. Clinton wonder why. Here are some questions these voters must be mulling in their minds.

Why did I vote for him when she is really a leader who takes responsibility?
Why vote did I vote for a man without the courage to take the blame and be responsible for his underlings?
What was I thinking in voting for all that show and not seeing that there was little character behind the speeches?
And, more to the point, will I make that mistake again? Will I again vote to elect a man who is so spineless and undeserving to run our country?

Questions that must go through those voters’ minds.

    The question I pointedly ask myself is why I would concern myself over much with an obvious internet concern troll such as yourself. Ask yourself that one as well.

      Pam Green says:

      You’re the troll, “yevka”. And the question I ask myself is why anyone, Islamist or just one’s garden variety fascist, would pay you to troll Jewish sites, when you can’t even write a proper sentence?

        Dear god you’re pathetic in your ugly effort to pin a donkey tail on my bottom. Do stay away from my posterior if you please. It’s how one shows respect to another person, you should try it.

          Pam Green says:

          I’ve read many of your comments, yevka, so I know that you don’t know anything about respect. And despite your vain efforts to call attention to your ass, I wouldn’t go anywhere near it. Physical proximity is hardly necessary to know what an asshole you are.

jcarpenter says:

No one is to blame for the attack but the murderous perpetrators themselves. Victims—the dead, their relatives, the good Libyans’ reputations, the State Dept., Clinton,Obama, the American people—don’t deserve blame.


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