i see what you mean. totally agree that the neo-cons are trying to use it to their political advantage.
though i think there's still a big story beyond the neo-con narrative that is allowed to reach tv outlined here: http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2012/11/04/the-mystery-be...
which is the best explanation of all that nonsense i've come across yet.
shoot me a better article if you're aware of one.