In 2012, after the election, The New York Times sat down with Benghazi terrorist suspect Ahmad Abu Khattala at a cafe in a crowded luxury hotel. Not once in their interview report did they mention that Khattala was upset about an online Islam movie.
After Colonel Qaddafi fell, Mr. Abu Khattala was one of the disgruntled veterans of the uprising who kept Benghazi on edge. Though he had friends among the militia leaders of the city who were close to American and British diplomats who took residence in the city, he kept his distance from foreign diplomats and rallied his own supporters to protest what he viewed as foreign interference in Libya’s affairs.
What he did in the period just before the attack has remained unclear. But Mr. Abu Khattala told other Libyans in private conversations during the night of the attack that he was moved to attack the diplomatic mission to take revenge for an insult to Islam in an American-made online video.
So what changed?
Hillary is running for president and needs cover.
Why else would their story change?