Episode 41: Missing the Point on Benghazi, the IRS Gets Political, & the Gosnell Verdict
The New Yorker magazine said this recently about the Benghazi issue: ““For a long time, it seemed like the idea of a coverup was just a Republican obsession. But now there is something to it.” No, there was always something to it. It’s just now been demonstrated to the media. Those hearings that were supposedly a waste of time have had certain educational benefits, not the least of which was the allegedly independent and adversarial press that’s supposed to look into these things themselves.
But now, liberal pundits are trying to minimize the damage by painting opposition as purely partisan. They’ve come up with what I call “drive-by graphics” that draw totally unrelated parallels and ask why Republicans weren’t outraged over them. Apple, meet orange.
The IRS got caught giving extra scrutiny to conservative groups, from Tea Partiers to Billy Graham to pro-lifers. But the internal investigation was a sham, and, while the IRS has apologized, just try doing that to get out of your next audit.
And finally, I give a few thoughts worth considering about the Kermit Gosnell trial’s guilty verdicts.
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