Alrighty then, what does the government say about these potentially explosive stories? Nothing, basically. The White House did a press briefing Monday but Obama is now back on the campaign trail lobbying for the destruction of the GOP, so there probably won't be anymore televised briefings this week. The next obvious choice would be the State Department, but even the Fox News reporter failed to bring it up in their presser today (nobody brought it up yesterday either).
Not that any administration press person would comment anyway (after mocking the question) but it's important to get the question out there because a deflection, spin or anger could reflect some reality.
Meanwhile, speaking of Benghazi and the State Department, someone actually asked the spokeswoman last week about the YouTube ban in Egypt due to the Mohammed video still being up and her response was as follows:
..And forgive me if you’d spoke to this on Friday, I wasn’t here, but the Egyptian court’s decision to block YouTube because of the American-made anti-Islam film that was linked to the violent protest that broached the U.S. Embassy last September, whether that was an appropriate decision.
MS. NULAND: Well, first on YouTube. It’s – we’ve seen the reports about censorship of YouTube. It’s actually not quite clear to us at this moment how and whether that’s going to be enforced across Egypt. But as a general matter, you know that we reject censorship as a response to offensive speech. That kind of action violates the universal rights of citizens to exercise their freedom of expression, association, and assembly. We would rather see these kinds of concerns settled through dialogue.The bold was to illustrate a contrast with the White House's view during the height of the event: