Republicans may have lost the Presidential election in 2012 for reasons connected to internal division within the GOP.<quoted text>
"National security could not have possibly been a reason to lie to us and the rest of the world about a terrorist attack that left four Americans dead."
Right, also probably not enough to swing an election. You ascribe your paranoid motives to any action then in your "reasonable" mind your assumptions become fact.
Yep, that's how "reasonable" works!
Benghazi attack does not seem a turning point, has become an issue after the election.