On his television program last night, Glenn Beck declared that proposed military action against Syria had nothing to do with the use of chemical weapons by President Bashar al-Assad against civilians, but was really all about “oil and money” and the desire to construct a pipeline across Syria on behalf of the nation of Qatar.
But that was last night’s theory.
This morning, on his radio program, Beck had an entirely new theory about what is really going on and it turns out that the push for military strikes against Syrian is all about covering up for our gun-running operation through Benghazi.
As Beck explained today, the United States was running weapons and missiles to the Syrian rebels through Benghazi and now is afraid that Assad is soon going to defeat the rebels and capture all of the weapons the US had supplied and put them on display for the world to see. As such, the Obama Administration is now claiming that Assad used chemical weapons to provide justification for our effort to try to destroy those weapons and cover up our involvement.
“Why would Assad use chemical weapons?” Beck asked. “Why? Maybe there’s a possibility that he didn’t. Maybe there’s a possibility that some of the weapons that are being use to do horrible things are weapons that we either lost or helped smuggle. And so this whole thing is about covering the trail of the lost weapons from Benghazi”: