Fox’s Hasselbeck Defends Herself for Drawing Parallel Between NFL and Benghazi
Fox News’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck doesn’t give a damn if the liberal media thinks she was reaching a little too far when she compared the recent NFL drama to the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
On Tuesday, Hasselbeck responded to the slew of blogs that picked up a tweet she had previously sent calling for the Benghazi incident to receive the same public scrutiny that has been recently applied to the NFL.
“We spoke with the mom whose son was killed and men there [in Benghazi] that night,” Hasselbeck said in a tweet directed at the Huffington Post, which had mocked Hasselbeck. “Inserting #Benghazi – is NOT ridiculous-IT IS AN #HONOR.”
The NFL has fallen under fire of late for two separate scandals, both related to domestic violence.
In September of 2012, a U.S. consulate was attacked in Benghazi, resulting in the death of four Americans. Fox News has aggressively covered the story ever since, often with commentary suggesting the incident occurred due to negligence within the Obama administration.
The tweet below:
— elisabeth hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) September 16, 2014
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