It Doesn’t Get Any Clearer

…than this. Via Catherine Herridge at Fox News.

From: Rhodes, Benjamin J. (Benjamin._J ._Rhodes@[redacted]

Sent: Friday, September 14, 2012 8:09PM

To: Vega, Dag; NSC Deputy Press Secretary; Plouffe, David; Pfeiffer, Dan; Carney, Jay; Palmieri,

Jennifer; Eamest, Joshua R.; Govashiri, Ferial; Ledbetter, Howli [sp] J.; Selak, Dawn; Brundage,

Daniel; Pelton; Erin; Alhassani, Mehdi K.

Subject: RE: PREP CALL with Susan: Saturday at 4:00 pm ET



• To convey that the United States is doing everything that we can to protect our people and facilities abroad;

• To underscore that these protests are rooted in an Internet ·video, and not a broatler failure of policy;

• To show that we will be resolute in bringing people who hann Americans to justice, and standing steadfast through these protests;

• To reinforce the President and Administration’s strength artd steadiness in dealing with difficult challenges.


The referenced email docs can be seen here.

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