Lying in America

Published 11:24 am Thursday, September 15, 2016

Wednesday night I could not believe she said it: “No one died in Libya.”

I have tried to hold my tongue on the lies that Hillary Clinton has offered up to the American people. I can no longer.

We know that four good Americans died in Libya. That is a fact. Why would she repeat this lie once again? She used the same words six months ago in March qualifying it by saying “under my watch.” Are we to believe that adding those words allows her to wash her hands of the blood of Americans that she was unwilling to demand that our military attempt to save?

Was this another way to give wiggle room for her to avoid appearing to be responsible for those who died in Benghazi just as her husband qualifying what the meaning of “is” is?

By this time, most Americans who have watched or listened to the news over the last year know that Clinton has set herself adrift of honesty for years.

Frank Ruff, a Republican, represents Lunenburg in the Virginia Senate. His email address is