There is now no doubt. The Obama Administration is lying to the American people and pushing a storyline about what happened in Benghazi that is not supported by the intelligence reports. When members of Congress have the chance to review the intelligence produced in the three months prior to the attack on 9-11 and read the actual intelligence briefings produced on 12 and 13 September they will be incensed because the evidence against Obama is so clear, so definitive and so damning.

What were these people thinking? There is plenty of blame to go around. As I pointed out in an earlier piece, Hillary Clinton has blood on her hands because Diplomatic Security was denied, based on her authority, permission to employ security tactics and procedures that normally accompany every Ambassador in a high threat post. It is still not clear who on the 7th Floor at State made the decision, but Hillary is ultimately in charge and must bear the responsibility.

Then there is the Obama National Security team. What were they thinking when they knowingly sent Susan Rice out on every Sunday morning TV show to lie her sorry ass off. Rice lacks the authority to do that on her own. She was acting with the permission and direction of Barack Obama. What kind of despicable human being is Barack Obama? He sends out one of his advisors to spread a lie.

What happened in Benghazi was a deliberate hit by Al Qaeda. Nothing more, nothing less.

Barack Obama and his team deliberately excluded counter terrorism officials from consultations at the White House in the wake of the attack. Why? They did not want to have to admit that Al Qaeda, touted as dead and buried, had hit America again on the 11th anniversary of the original 9-11 attacks. Obama was counting on running as the man who killed the terrorists. Now he has to run as the man who allowed terrorists to kill his Ambassador to Libya. That is not hope or change worth a campaign.

This story is far from done. More information will emerge in the public over the next couple of weeks. The CIA operation in Benghazi will be fully exposed. The failure to employ basic security practices and procedures for Ambassador Stevens will be fully exposed. The warnings, ignored by the Obama White House, of Al Qaeda attacks in Libya will be fully exposed.

Obama is dead politically. He just does not know it yet.

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Larry C. Johnson is a former analyst at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, who moved subsequently in 1989 to the U.S. Department of State, where he served four years as the deputy director for transportation security, antiterrorism assistance training, and special operations in the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism. He left government service in October 1993 and set up a consulting business. He currently is the co-owner and CEO of BERG Associates, LLC (Business Exposure Reduction Group) and is an expert in the fields of terrorism, aviation security, and crisis and risk management, and money laundering investigations. Johnson is the founder and main author of No Quarter, a weblog that addresses issues of terrorism and intelligence and politics. NoQuarterUSA was nominated as Best Political Blog of 2008.