CNN Tried To Get Benghazi Victim's Dad to Bash Trump. He Wasn't Having It...
Gold Star Families should be free to say whatever they want whenever they want about whoever they want. Period. Of course, that's all of us. First Amendment and all. Put simply, some people have earned it more than the rest of us.
The problem is when the media selectively choose which Gold Star Families deserve our respect. When what they're saying is bad for Hillary Clinton (see Benghazi Victim’s Mom Blitzes Hillary: ‘She’s a Liar!’ and Marine Confronts Bill Clinton Over Hillary’s Many Lies…)? Uh oh...
CNN's Carol Costello tried to go the route of getting one Gold Star Family member to bash Trump for going after another Gold Star Family member, but she missed a pretty glaring irony that the father of this Benghazi victim didn't...
COSTELLO: Should Mr. Trump apologize?
WOODS: Like I say, I don't know what he originally said, and I don't know what he said since then. I know who should apologize, and that would be Hillary Clinton, for lying to the American families who lost their loved ones as well as to the American public. She hasn't apologized for that yet. In fact, she's even doubled down and called us liars which is not appropriate, not at all. Like I say, either she's lying or she has a bad memory.
COSTELLO: Who are you endorsing this election?
WOODS: Well, my son would still be alive if Mrs. Clinton was performing her job properly as Secretary of State. So in good conscience, I cannot vote for the person who was directly responsible for the death of my son. There is only two choices and obviously I support Donald Trump. The main reason is because national security, as well as the economy, are the two most important issues that voters are going to have to decide upon next November.
COSTELLO: He's continued to double down on Mr. Khan.
WOODS: You know...When Hillary Clinton on several occasions has called the Benghazi victims' families liars, should she apologize for that?
Surprisingly unsurprisingly, that was when the segment ended. Probably because Costello heard this in her earpiece.
Listen, we haven't really waded into the Kahn family conflict for the same reason that I find this hilarious. People have the right to say what they believe. They also have the right to face consequences for the things that they say. Anytime the media tries to tell (or even guide) someone into what they should say, I have a problem. Especially if said media is trying to present themselves to be unbiased. It's embarrassing.
Listen, I have a show. I've had guests of all different stripes on there. From hardcore libertarians, to angry Muslims who've called for my death. I can't imagine ever coaching them on what to say, or trying to directly manipulate an interview. Then again, that goes back to the leftist idea of ultimate control, as opposed to individualism.
Also, for those who still can't understand why one might despise Hillary Clinton...