Benghazi survivor Kris Paronto tore into former President Barack Obama over the weekend for disgustingly referring to the Benghazi terrorist attack as a “conspiracy theory.” During a speech on Friday at the University of Illinois, Obama claimed Republicans in Congress have been wallowing in conspiracy theories about the 2012 terrorist attack.
As noted by The Daily Caller, soon after Obama accused the GOP of pushing conspiracy theories about the attack, Paronto laid into the former president. But the liberals in Silicon Valley quickly came after Paronto, and temporarily suspended his Twitter account over the weekend for blasting Obama over his Benghazi comments.
So, apparently Obama can spew hate lies, but Paronto is somehow to blame because he called out the lie? He was forced to remove one of his tweets about who actually killed Osama bin Laden on Twitter before he could have access to his account again.
“This Congress has championed the unwinding of campaign finance laws to give billionaires outside influence over our politics, systematically attacked voting rights to make it harder for young people and minorities and the poor to vote, handed out tax cuts without regard to deficits, slashed the safety net wherever it could, cast dozens of votes to take away health insurance from order Americans.” Obama said.
Obama went on to accuse the Republican Party of “embracing wild conspiracy theories — like those surrounding Benghazi. Or my birth certificate.”
While liberals in the audience found the comment comical, Paronto was not laughing.
Paronto was one of the brave Americans who fought in Benghazi for 13 hours in Sept. 2012, when a U.S. compound was attacked by terrorists. The attack resulted in four Americans being killed, but Paronto and his team heroically set up shop on roof tops and fought-off terrorists for 13 hours while desperately waiting for back-up from the Obama administration.
In a tweet on Friday, Paronto called Obama a “cowardly a**” and “scum” for referring to the terror attack as a “conspiracy theory.” He also suggested putting Obama and his buddies on top of a roof while trying to survive mortars and gunfire from a mob of terrorists.
Benghazi is a conspiracy @BarackObama ?! How bout we do this,let’s put your cowardly ass on the top of a roof with 6 of your buddies&shoot rpg’s&Ak47’s at you while terrorists lob 81mm mortars killing 2 of your buddies all while waiting for US support that you never sent??#scum
— Kris Paronto (@KrisParonto) September 7, 2018
The Obama administration has been criticized by many for their lethargic reaction to the terror attack, failure to address many of the warnings brought forward, and for making misleading statements about the nature of the attack.
But, Obama’s statement on Friday is even more bizarre, especially given that he maligned fallen American heroes to attack his political opponents.
Obama, who has been progressively making more public speeches ahead of November’s midterm election, not only downplayed the severity of the terrorist attack, he used it as a way to justify attacks on the GOP.
The former president, many would agree, disrespected fallen American heroes and those who risked their lives to protect the largely unprotected U.S. compound during the terrorist attack. In fact, recent revelations showed that certain contractors were forced to remain silent about State Department changes to the security forces employed there–before the attack.
Rather than offer Paronto and the other heroes any applause or thank them for making the ultimate sacrifice for their country, Obama used the attack to go after the Republican Party.
A number of people certainly agree that his comments are downright disgusting, but it’s par for the course given Obama spent eight years exploiting tragedies for cheap political points.
And while the liberal media fawned over his speech, many Americans were proud to see Paronto stand up to Obama and put him back in his place.