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I missed this yesterday at Real Clear Politics, but it’s worth mentioning because Dick Cheney isn’t the only one talking cover-up. So is Jon Stewart, not normally known as a Cheney clone, and at least one British newspaper reports the same. For now, though, the former VP tells Sean Hannity on his radio show that this will “get messier,” and that the cover-up springs from a denial of reality that goes much further than one attack on an American diplomatic mission:

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Clearly, someone coordinated the public spin for the White House, although it became considerably less coordinated as the story fell apart, as Stewart noted on his show. That had to have a purpose, especially since we have learned that the White House knew full well that it was a planned and coordinated terrorist attack within the first 24 hours, and even had a pretty good idea of who attacked us and killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The question is now who ordered Susan Rice to deliver a demonstrably false story to the US media on September 16th, and why.
Transparent lying. Well, he did say he was going to be transparent.
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