Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Congressional Cons challenge Issa on Benghazi

This is the funniest thing I read today. Apparently the little people at home are wondering why they never see their guy on the teevee. Thus, the Crackpot caucus demands a piece of Issa's action.
House Republican members are defying Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and five committee chairmen by endorsing a measure that would set up a special panel to investigate the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

A growing number of members on the committees with jurisdiction over the Benghazi matter — Intelligence, Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform, Armed Services and Foreign Affairs — have signed onto Rep. Frank Wolf’s (R-Va.) resolution. [...]

Wolf told The Hill in an interview, “I think you want to bring together the very best minds, you want to focus like a laser beam ...
[Insert your own snark here]

Actually, it's even bigger than just the crackpots. Last I heard 146 GOPers have signed as co-sponsors. If Boehner won't bring it to the floor they intend to push it as an amendment to appropriations bills. Poor old Johnny really is going to go down in history as the weakest Speaker ever. [graphic via his vorpal sword]

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