Susan Rice Goes From Lying About Benghazi to Being the National Security Adviser


If there was ever a really bad time to appoint a woman who is best known for lying to the media to a top position, it would be now. But Obama is clearly too arrogant to care.

His temper tantrum over being blocked from appointing Susan Rice as Secretary of State was an ugly mixture of petulance and entitlement. Now he is “getting his way” by appointing her National Security Adviser even though the main things she is known for are lying about Benghazi and supporting African dictators.

But considering the complete lack of actual national security in this administration, Susan Rice is as unqualified as anyone to advise on it.

President Barack Obama’s top national security adviser Tom Donilon is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who has been a lightning rod for Republican criticism over faulty explanations for the attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.

Donilon has been a key foreign policy adviser to Obama. But the 58-year-old had been expected to depart sometime this year, with Rice seen as the likely candidate to replace him. Her selection is sure to anger congressional Republicans who have accused the administration of inconsistency and a cover-up in the Benghazi attacks.

And it’s not just Benghazi. Rice has a history of this sort of thing.

In the spring of 1998, Prudence Bushnell, the U.S. ambassador to Kenya, sent an emotional letter to Secretary of State Madeleine Albright begging for a more secure embassy in the face of mounting terrorist threats and a warning that she was the target of an assassination plot.

The State Department had repeatedly denied her request, citing a lack of money. But that kind of response, she wrote Albright, was “endangering the lives of embassy personnel.”

A matter of months later, on Aug. 7, 1998, the American embassies in Tanzania and Kenya were simultaneously attacked with car bombs. In Kenya, 12 American diplomats and more than 200 Africans were killed.

As in Benghazi, requests for more security were denied, warnings were issued, prior incidents were ignored and Susan Rice went on TV to explain it all.

Within 24 hours, Rice, then assistant secretary of state for African affairs, went on PBS as spokesperson for the administration — just as she was regarding Benghazi when she parroted the administration’s false narrative on five Sunday talk shows on Sept. 16, 2012, that Benghazi was caused by a flash mob enraged by an Internet video. Then, as now, she worked for a Clinton.

So you can see what Susan Rice’s real qualifications for the job are. She’s willing to cover up failures and scandals in exchange for appointments.


  • maidros

    `goes from lying about Benghazi to being National security advisor’ – I thought it was cause and effect.

    • watsa46

      Our enemies wont know the truth!!!

  • Gee

    Like the President ever listens to advise.

  • DogmaelJones1

    Does anyone see a pattern here, aside from Obama appointing scorned, anti-man women to key posts? Does anyone notice that Obama keeps
    appointing criminals, liars, and psychotic malcontents to his top positions? This
    is not merely ignorance, or incompetence, or ineptitude. This is giving the
    country the big middle finger and flaunting his executive powers, telling the
    country, “Disapprove? Tough. Eat it. So what if she’s a liar? So what if she’s
    going to represent us at the UN? She’s a raving anti-Semite? Good. I like
    anti-Semites. Ask Reverend Wright.” You might say: But he appointed John Kerry as Secretary of State. Is “Swift Boat” Kerry really a man? Who started that rumor?

  • Jeff Ludwig

    Very revealing article. Thank you Mr. Greenfield.

  • herb benty

    Gee-whiz, Obama must be running out of anti-semitic, truth-challenged, marxist and just plain boneheaded twits.

  • socilasatelite

    That woman is in charge of your national security…..well america it was nice knowing you. we were pretty good buds for awhile guess i’ll see ya in 6 years after you fight way back to a free country again in a world where liars are promoted to national security what is that Obama doing I never know what he’s doing?

  • notbuying 911

    I knew she was lying as the words dribbled out of her lying mouth, America deserves better than these creeps, over a decade now!