I must say I was disappointed that Benghazi did not make it to the debate last night. At least no damage was done to Romney’s electability. That said, I don’t think Romney made any headlines regarding his foreign policy debate. Libya was there for the taking, and we are sure to have an October surprise yet. Perhaps we can get this fine fellow from the “Special Protection Unit” to come and testify. Breitbart, we miss you. Here we go:
The bottom line — Obama left the lives of four Americans in the hands of guards who hadn’t been trained to shoot their guns.
One of the members of the “Special Protection Unit” guarding the Benghazi consulate states that the unit had never been given shooting lessons.
A 33-year-old individual referred to only has “Ali” was part of the February 17 Brigade’s four-man team guarding the Benghazi consulate on Sept 11. He says he and his team members had received “light” and “theoretical” training inside the consulate from time to time, but never experience shooting firearms.
He says they occasionally received “practical lessons,” but these lessons were never accompanied by the “practical training” that might have left them better prepared them to do what they were asked to do.
Ali and his fellow guards paint of a picture of being abandoned at their posts. They say that after the consulate was attacked in June 2012, they requested more weapons and body protection. Yet they say they never even received handguns “or the weapons [they] requested.”
They weren’t even provided helmets. Full Story at Breitbart