Let’s face it, she’s been invested in The Pantsuit for two decades now, so there’s no going back, even in the face of massive public ridicule and humiliation. If we know anything about liberals it’s they have no shame.
“I was taking issue with the sort of glib use of the word ‘murdered,’ Clift said. “I think dying of smoke inhalation in the safe room of a CIA outpost has a slightly different feeling, and my point is that it was a very chaotic event. The CIA was involved which is why there was a lot of confusion initially, and that all the questions that this special committee is raising have been asked and answered in previous investigations.”
She said she didn’t wish to take back the comments. Malzberg brought up the 9/11 attacks, pointing out the people who jumped from the burning buildings at the World Trade Center and whether they were murdered.
“I was just trying to add a little bit of complexity, and I’m going to stick with what I said,” Clift said.
She’s just adding a bit of complexity to an obvious case of terrorism, that’s all. Sheesh.
Malzberg gave her repeated opportunities to amend her remarks.
“If you die in a terrorist attack, were you not murdered?” he asked incredulously.
“Sir, I’m going to stick with my explanation,” she said.