The media and political firestorms around Benghazi have sparked a counter-reaction, typically among liberals who doubt the merits of the Benghazi allegations. This is often expressed with ironic use of the Twitter hashtag #Benghazi, and was crystallized in Clinton’s January 2013 testimony at a Congressional hearing, in which she barely attempted to contain her exasperation with Republican questions.
Progressives often see the Benghazi controversies as driven by a sort of Obama Derangement Syndrome, wherein conservatives invent scandals that only make sense inside their own closed information feedback loop.
So they mock #Benghazi. A lot.
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— max read (@max_read) October 23, 2013
One persistent liberal meme grew out of a particularly amusing tweet that turned Benghazi into a conspiratorial acrostic.
Hence, when you see weird acrostics spelling out Benghazi on progressive Twitter, like this one:
words that begin with 'Z' so you can complete the acronym of— Matt Binder (@MattBinder) March 6, 2014
Now you know why.