If you need an example of “taking one for the team,” read no further than the story below.
Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, has taken all responsibility for the terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed U.S. ambassador, Chris Stevens and three others. According to Clinton, President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden had no way of knowing that a threat was imminent, but that she should have, reports Reuters.
“I’m in charge of the State Department’s 60,000-plus people all over the world,” Clinton said in an interview on CNN.
“The president and the vice president wouldn’t be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. They’re the ones who weigh all of the threats and the risks and the needs and make a considered decision.”
Clinton says that she hopes her admission will avoid the partisan politicizing of the tragic event:
“I know that we’re very close to an election. I want to just take a step back here and say from my own experience, we are at our best as Americans when we pull together. I’ve done that with Democratic presidents and Republican presidents.”
GOP presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, obviously has no plans of working together, blaming Obama for the incident even before details were clear on what actually happened: