The CIA annex was 1.2 miles away. They were twice told to stand down before three of them heroicly disobeyed orders and went to aid the embassy.Yeah, jets several hours away and security funding cut by the right...
Benghazi is the first time republicans pretend like they give a crap about government employees, two veterans, and a gay democrat.
Consider that both SEAL vets would have had their benefits cut, the civvies would be furloughed, and ambassador Stevens would only be considered 3/5ths of a person under the GOP.
There was a full anti-terrorist unit stationed 2 hours away in Italy, which was never used despite the fight lasting over 8 hours. There were other assests under an hour away which were never used.