Basically, Republicans lose ground in any discussion where Democrats bring out the facts. Take Libya and foreign policy.
The strategy is like all else for the GOP: Throw a monkey wrench into the process and when things don’t go well, just blame the White House.
A few minor problems, though: Logs are kept. Records are filed. Cameras roll. This is why the GOP likes secrecy.
There are these inconvenient facts which they would like you to overlook.
Jason Chaffetz Admits House GOP Cut Funding For Embassy Security:
‘You Have To Prioritize Things’
So, move along. This is not an issue you can exploit to win.