Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Preparing The Response

Bloomberg, discussing the various ramifications of Washington “scandals,” “The White House also released 100 e-mails Wednesday detailing discussions among administration officials on how to respond to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya.”

They don’t seem to think that it’s remarkable that the administration needed over 100 emails to decide how to respond to an event. How about a simple “tell people, truthfully, what you know” approach? How long and how many emails does that require?

For me the problem is not so much what the response was, or what it was not, but that it needed to be so carefully and laboriously prepared. As Judge Judy says, “When you tell the truth you don’t need to have a good memory.”

1 comment:

  1. not to mention why it took so long. Transparent, this administration is not. But then, most are not. And most politicians are not.