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You donít say: Media Matters defends Eric Holder
Hot Air ^ | 12/1/11 | Tina Korbe

Posted on 12/01/2011 3:31:30 PM PST by Nachum

Poor, much-maligned Eric Holder. He should be able to implicitly approve an ultimately lethal operation without anybody ever asking questions about it. Luckily for him, the tax-exempt “watchdog” group Media Matters agrees with him.

You know the story so far: The Attorney General received memos that clearly outlined the controversial tactics employed in Operation Fast and Furious, a program to funnel firearms to straw purchasers in a purported attempt to track the weapons from the hands of the straw purchasers and into the hands of the leaders of Mexican drug cartels. The program’s credibility was called into question because the bureau in charge of the operation completely lost track of a sizable number of weapons — and because some of those weapons began to show up at the scenes of violent crimes in the U.S. and in Mexico, including at the site of the death of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, whose death has been a cause of no great concern to Holder, who for ages refused to apologize for the part he played in Terry’s killing. Since the Attorney General’s presumed knowledge of OF&F has come to light, congressional Republicans have begun to call for Holder’s resignation. Daily Caller reporter Matthew Boyle has steadfastly pursued the beat, routinely calling congressional offices for reaction to the scandal — and has consequently been the first to learn of this or that congressman’s call for the AG’s ouster.

But, to hear Eric Holder and Media Matters tell the story, Boyle preempted the congressional investigators who broke open the scandal in the first place and completely instigated the calls for Holder’s resignation. Here’s Media Matters’ take on the topic:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
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1 posted on 12/01/2011 3:31:42 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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2 posted on 12/01/2011 3:33:19 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Fecal matters.


3 posted on 12/01/2011 3:43:45 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Partisan Media Shills ping. Thanks Nachum.


4 posted on 12/01/2011 4:06:17 PM PST by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum

Damn right they do.

Convicted swindler George Soros pays good money to Media Matters to keep Holder and his boss happy.


5 posted on 12/01/2011 5:43:48 PM PST by FormerACLUmember
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