Read time: 1 minute

National Journal Reporter Pretends Republicans Have Not Already Made Benghazi Witch Hunt 'Too Political'

Being a Villager means never having to admit that one of our political parties has already run completely off the rails.

Here's your so-called "liberal media" in action folks. From this Sunday's Weekends with Alex Witt on MSNBC. During a discussion about the upcoming Benghazi circus otherwise known as their select committee that Boehner finally agreed to, the National Journal's Elahe Izadi was asked about whether the Democrats should have participated in the hearing at all and why they eventually chose to do to.

Following her voicing her amazement that the chairs Elijah Cummings and Trey Gowdy are even speaking to each other when compared to how things have been going with Cummings and Issa, here's what the viewers were treated to.

WITT: How political do you think is the timing here though of this review? I mean, it's been about twenty months or so since the attack on the consulate in Benghazi, but the timing of this committee and the investigation now

IZADI: Yeah, I mean, it comes up again ahead of the mid-terms. This is an issue that rallies the Republican conservative base that care a lot about it. But Republicans do have to be careful, because they can't make this seem too political. And already they've been accused and criticized for it.

There have been some Republican groups the Republican Congressional Committee that have been fundraising off of this. So, they really have to toe a fine line, because if it does come off as overtly political it could backfire.

If it comes off as "overtly political"..?!?!?! Are you kidding me? I'm sorry, but that ship has sailed a long, long time ago. Anyone still pretending that this isn't all about politics doesn't deserve to put the title journalist in front of their name.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team