Actually, once this panel—and Ahmed’s question—were over, all questions returned to Benghazi, as well they should. You can view the entire event on the Heritage website for yourself.
The press is geared toward sensationalism, and this is understandable. But Milbank’s misrepresentation of the facts is inexcusable. Those arguing that Heritage represents hate and anti-Muslim bias continue to base their “facts” on the misrepresentations of Media Matters, the SPLC, and Milbank himself—whose reputation, such as it is, is at stake. They should all be taken with a grain of salt.
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