October 23, 2015

For as long as Trey Gowdy and his panel of Republicans had to prepare for Hillary Clinton's appearance before them, the ineptitude they showed at uncovering new facts about the Benghazi tragedy makes a person wonder if they had a secondary goal that was much different than making Perry Mason-type waves at the hearing itself.

I was going to transcribe the clip, but I'll link Fox News Insider instead:

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on "Special Report" tonight that Hillary Clinton may have hurt herself during her testimony before the House Select Committee on Benghazi today.

He explained that she should have been thinking about addressing three audiences: the members of Congress present at the hearing, the American public and 25 FBI agents and investigators in the Justice Department who are looking into her private email server.

Judge Napolitano said that she may have forgotten about the third group, which is examining her testimony for material misrepresentations, willingness to deceive, actual material lies and how many different versions of events she has given.

"I suggest to you that they found a field day today," Judge Napolitano said. "Remember, she can be prosecuted for misleading Congress as well as for lying to Congress. She is under oath. This is not a political rally."

"I think the FBI has a lot more to go on today as a result of this testimony, because she forgot about that third and hidden audience."

This is a real stretch, but on Fox News some were promoting how great Gowdy's hearing was and that it was just a matter of time before Hillary was going to be indicted. (He's back: Joe Biden) This is a hail Mary of sorts, but not as outlandish as anything they've ever done before this hearing.

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