According to ABC news , there were no protests outside the embassy in Benghazi, Libya. The administration reported on the outset of this tragedy, that there was a crescendo of protests, stemming from a video posted on YouTube by an obscure filmmaker in the United States. These protests built up, and eventually spilled over into violence, which resulted in the death of the ambassador. Clearly, that is a fiction.
Washington Free Beacon follows this up, as does CBS: