60 minutes – 10 minutes of lies
Sunday night on CBS 60 minutes there was a short apology given to the American Public over a False report they filed about what Happened in Benghazi on September 11th 2012.
The false report which featured a telling of events in Benghazi that was different from what the United States government had been saying happened.
The CBS report featured an Employee of a private international security firm who claimed to have been there and committed heroic acts during the attacks. He also made claims that were contradictory to what the Obama administration had said happened.
CBS ran with the original report on 60 minutes even though there was some speculation that the man could have in fact been lying. They said they believed his excuse to why anyone would speculate that. The Benghazi story on 60 minutes caused frothing at the mouth of critics and opponents of Obama administrations and critics of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Both of whom had given accounts of what happened on 2012 contrary to that of the Private contractor. For Republicans who are worried about a Clinton 2016 run, a scandal involving her sub par handling of a terrorist atack is a big jucy steak for them to feast on.
CBS news started hearing from other people after airing the report that their source was not trustworthy but they stood by their story. It took several days and several more reports that showed their source was lying before CBS finally admitted what they knew along. Their source was someone who was in private security and not the actual military for a reason and that reason was he lacked integrity and In this instance 60 minutes did to