Eric Holder, standing joke

Thomas Lifson
As Barack Obama's political guru Saul Alinsky instructed, ridicule is among the most potent political weapons. That is another reason (besides that awkward perjury investigation being conducted by the House) why the president's longtime political ally may be looking up at the underside of a bus pretty soon. A Daily Beast interview with the AG in which he claimed "the gravity of the situation didn't fully sink in until Monday morning when he read the Post's front-page story, sitting at his kitchen table" is the sort of raw material late night comedians hope for. Rich Lowry of National Review points the way: President Barack Obama has been mocked for learning about untoward conduct in his administration from the press. But he's on the ball compared with his attorney general, who wouldn't know about his own poor judgment without reading about it in the papers. Let's hope he has a Google alert set for "Eric Holder." (snip) Yes, Eric Holder was beginning to wonder whether Eric Holder...(Read Full Post)

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