Advocating on Behalf of the American Military and Defense on the War on Terror

JOURNALISM:  The NYT kept the Libya hearing off the front page because “It’s three weeks before the election and it’s a politicized thing…”  “Is the Libya scandal as big as Watergate? The substance of it may be much worse than Watergate, and the Obama administration seems not to have heeded the old Watergate lesson that it’s the cover-up that gets you, but if Obama loses the election, that will limit the dimension of the scandal. If he wins the election — especially if it’s very close or contested in some way — Republicans may work themselves into a frenzy going after Obama. Remember that Richard Nixon was reelected after the Watergate scandal broke. The break-in was 5 months before the election, and the first stories had come out. The next 2 years were hell for Nixon, and he was drummed out of office. And Nixon had won by a landslide.”

From the comments:  “Watergate didn’t have a body count.”

UPDATE:  Rudy Giuliani:  White House ‘trying to cover up this scandal’ in Libya until after election.“The White House … has fumbled this — whether it’s a deliberate cover-up or they’re making it look like a cover-up, they have fumbled the ball four or five times here.”