What people are saying about the release of White House e-mails concerning the terrorist attack in Libya.

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Wall Street Journal, editorial: "Most of the media refuses to cover what happened in Benghazi in 2012, and congressional Republicans have been less than skillful in their probes. But the story isn't going away despite the best efforts of the Obama administration and the Hillary for President campaign. The latest revelation comes from White House e-mails in the days after the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist strike on the U.S. mission in Libya's second-largest city. ... They were released Tuesday after the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request."

New York Post, editorial: "The e-mail advised U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who was to appear on the Sunday talk shows, to 'underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet video, and not a broader failure of policy.' ... The president has always emphasized his efforts are aimed at 'core' al-Qaeda. But this is an artificial distinction, given how decentralized al-Qaeda is becoming. ... The administration ought to be pressed on its false and misleading accounts of Benghazi. But let's not take our eye off what the Obama administration was really trying to avoid in that Benghazi e-mail: any discussion of 'a broader failure of policy.'"

COLUMN: Benghazi investigation a GOP political ad

Michael Ingmire, Fox News: "Instead of acknowledging their failed policy as the root cause of the terrorist attack in Benghazi that caused the deaths of four brave Americans, the Obama administration shows great strength and steadiness as they continue to lie. ... The broader question here is who gave the orders to promote the video?"

David Corn, Mother Jones: "For Obama's political foes, the Benghazi narrative ... offers too much benefit to be abandoned. ... It is a candy store for many conservatives — no matter that the bins are empty. They will not — cannot — let it go. Nor can they simply focus on the real issues of what went wrong that dreadful night and what must be done to prevent another such disaster."

Noah Rothman, Mediaite: "On Friday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced he was considering a special committee to investigate Benghazi. He should pursue this course immediately and divorce the investigation (from) partisan congressional politics. ... Republicans would be well advised to contrast the White House's childish posturing and insincere indignation with sobriety."

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