Seven and a half months is a "long time ago" for talking about the failure of this administration in the Benghazi bombing, according to White House spokesman Jay Carney.
Yet as recently as the 2012 elections, a full four years after Bush left office, he was still taking the blame for the economy, global warming, unemployment, gas prices, head lice, and general malaise. Makes perfect sense, right? I can only respond to such lunacy with this:
I honestly don't know what to say here. I mean, only four months later Hillary! was asking "What difference does it make" in regards to the cause of the attack - meaning that we had already actively started glossing over the many failures in security protocols that cost four Americans their lives after just four months. And now, not even a year later, it's too late - that's the assumption behind "a long time ago" - to talk about it.
Isn't that convenient? Ignore it long enough, you can claim the media is bringing up old news. "Those partisan Republicans, always bringing up what happened in the past". Here's something to think about, though. Nixon resigned in August, 1974. The Watergate break-ins happened in June, 1972. I'll bet Nixon wished he'd thought of the "Watergate was a long time ago", eh?
You know, about the only thing that would surprise me about this mess would be if someone actually admitted to screwing up.
That is all.