Skip to comments.You donít say: Media Matters defends Eric Holder
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 programs 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 Terrys killing. Since the Attorney Generals presumed knowledge of OF&F has come to light, congressional Republicans have begun to call for Holders 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 congressmans call for the AGs 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 Holders resignation. Heres Media Matters take on the topic:
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Partisan Media Shills ping. Thanks Nachum.
Damn right they do.
Convicted swindler George Soros pays good money to Media Matters to keep Holder and his boss happy.
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