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The recent House oversight hearing showed, among other things, that notwithstanding White House assertions to the contrary for almost two weeks, there was no public demonstration whatsoever outside the Benghazi Consulate on the night of the Sept. 11 attack and that within 24 hours of the attack, it was recognized by some in the White House to have been a terrorist inspired and executed attack ("Testimony: Calls for aid were denied," Oct. 11). It was also revealed at the hearing that the U.S. State Department denied repeated requests to improve the security of our diplomatic stations in Libya. The Sun's coverage was buried on Page 6 while the front page was reserved for "weighty" subjects as the Orioles, airport overpasses and school audits.
October 12, 2012