RUSH: We are, and we got a lot of people in line here want to weigh in on 9/11. So let’s start in Cincinnati. This is Ron, and I’m glad you called, sir. Hi.
CALLER: Rush, thank you for taking my call today. It’s an honor and privilege to speak with you.
RUSH: Thank you, sir.
CALLER: You bet. Hey, today we are remembering 17 years ago 9/11. But almost as important, in 2012 9/11, there was attacks on Benghazi.
RUSH: Oh, yeah.
CALLER: I don’t know if you remember right before that, there was some brave people in Congress led by Michele Bachmann who were asking some very serious questions of five different departments of the executive branch, what was going on with infiltration by the Muslim Brotherhood. Those people were chastised. Those five members of Congress were almost run out on a rail. And if you look at what was going on in the administration at that time, it was extremely believable that that kind of thing was going on. I’m hopeful that in Trump’s administration that maybe we’ll get to at the bottom of that. And, boy, wouldn’t it be a great time to revisit those letters?
RUSH: Well, let me tell you about that. You mentioned 9/11 Benghazi. I think this is a good thing to revisit, because I don’t think people remember this. On that day… Let me get my embassies straight. I think it was our embassy in Cairo or it might have been somewhere in Libya. Anyway, one of our embassies apologized, issued an apology in the afternoon on September 11th, whatever the year was. We’re talking about Benghazi, 2012. I remember hearing this and I said, “Apology for what? What are we apologizing for now?”
It turned out that that apology had been orchestrated from the State Department in Washington as an advance move to blame this video that Obama and Hillary would later rely on as the reason why the Benghazi attack happened. We apologized before anything happened! Somebody goofed and released the official apology before the terrorists had taken any action. So it looked like we were apologizing for our existence. We were apologizing for our policies, apologizing for this and that.
It didn’t make any sense whatsoever. Later in the day and night, Benghazi happened, and we were told that it was spontaneous and it was because of a video that had been circulating on YouTube and elsewhere in the Middle East. It was inciting Islamists to riot and the apology was cited and so forth. The whole thing was a scam because it was known that Benghazi was going to happen, because it was a terror attack that was planned. It was known somewhat in advance. Of course, you know the story of Benghazi.
We didn’t do anything to help the people fighting in the middle of it to get ’em out or any of that because we didn’t want to provoke and we didn’t want to launch airplanes and missiles from the nearest base in Italy, if I’m recalling this right. I may have some of the few details wrong here, but overall this was the prelude to what happened at Benghazi on 9/11/12, and that apology from our State Department… I think it was Cairo, but it might have been from our installation… I don’t think we even had one in Libya. Anyway, I’m long. I gotta take a break. But I’ll figure this out.
RUSH: Yeah, it was the embassy in Cairo, the State Department embassy. Our embassy issued this apology. It was like three o’clock in the afternoon, and nothing had happened. I said, “Well, it’s not unusual for Obama to apologize for America, but what is this about?” And then fact-checkers protecting Obama later said there really wasn’t an apology; it was just a statement. It was an apology to set up the blaming of the video for what was to happen later at the Benghazi complex.