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In U.S., 65% Dissatisfied With How Government System Works
Justin McCarthy reports: Sixty-five percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the nation’s system of government and how well it works, the highest percentage in Gallup’s trend since 2001. Dissatisfaction is up five points since last year, and has edged above the previous high from 2012 (64%).
Reuters is still blaming the YouTube video, Innocence of Muslims, for the attacks on the US consulate in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. This is from an article they published on Sunday, August 18, 2013:
U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed in Libya’s Benghazi in 2012 when Islamist gunmen attacked the U.S. consulate during a protest by a mob angry over a film they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad.
This claim, first made by then-US Ambassador Susan Rice on all Sunday morning shows, has been debunked many times. Here are a few examples: