Oct 10, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
Excerpted from Weekly Standard: The mother of State Department official Sean Smith, who was killed September 11, 2012 in the terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, appeared on CNN this evening.
Here’s the computer generated rush transcript:
ANDERSON COOPER: Good evening. We begin tonight with a mother who is asking the toughest question a mother can. Why is my son dead? That is all Pat Smith wants to know. Her son, Sean Smith one of the Americans killed in the attack in Benghazi on September 11th, a month after, she watched her son’s casket come off a cargo plane, a month after she says promised her answers, she says she is still waiting to hear. Still waiting for answers. Waiting for a call. Congress held hearings today. We’ll talk about that shortly, but first, my conversation with Sean Smith’s mom, Pat. I appreciate you being with us. I’m so sorry for your loss. What do you want people to know about Sean?
PAT SMITH: So good. He was my only child. He was good at what did and he loved it.
COOPER: He loved working with computers?
SMITH: Computers, radios.
COOPER: Did he always do that? Was he always good with computers?
SMITH: We’ll, when he was a kid, computers weren’t out yet. And then they were out and I got a computer and he started showing me how you could build a flame thrower by watching a computer and that is how it started.