The Obama administration is walking a tightrope on its explanation over what led to the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya — sticking to its claim that the attack was “spontaneous” while allowing that the situation may have been exploited by militants.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said as much when she told ABC News’ “This Week” that “as that unfolded, it seems to have been hijacked, let us say, by some individual clusters of extremists who came with heavier weapons.”
This, by itself, is not so far off from what the Libyans are saying. The administration just won’t go so far as to call this a coordinated terrorist attack. To the contrary, they still describe the whole situation as spontaneous.
This in itself is a walk-back of they had stated earlier. They had contended that a group of…
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