Sunday letters: Benghazi ‘trut’ won’t make a difference
06/01/2014 12:00 AM
05/30/2014 12:43 PM
In his May 13 column (“Benghazi: How to do the hearings right”), Charles Krauthammer concludes that “the country deserves the truth.” However, his concern with the backfiring effect on the GOP is political.
As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brazenly said during a previous hearing, “what difference does it make?” Even if the “truth” is revealed — which many believe was scurrilous behavior of the administration in an election year — it will not make a difference in the election later this year or in the presidential election of 2016.
Time and again, the electorate has demonstrated a short memory and poor judgment. Facts are thrown by the wayside in favor of blind political zeal.
Saba E. Demian
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.