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Nov 1, 2012 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Katie Pavlich’s piece in Town Hall: At a campaign event today in Wisconsin, President Obama once again misled the country about the status of the terrorist group al Qaeda.

“Al Qaeda has been decimated,” he said to the crowd.

This statement is simply not true.

Recently, “al Qaeda is on the run” was dropped from Obama’s campaign trail stump speeches due to the fallout over the 9/11 attack in Benghazi which was carried out by al Qaeda terrorists. That move by the campaign doesn’t change the fact that al Qaeda has not been “decimated” and is not “on the run” as President Obama suggested to the American people for months.

In Libya alone, al Qaeda has had a strong presence, especially in the Benghazi area, since the beginning of this year.

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