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Candy Crowley Gives Kelly Ayotte Free Rein For Benghazi Lies

Admit the truth: there is no journalism involved in what Candy Crowley does. She just gives platforms for unfounded partisan witch hunts.

This is why we can't have nice things, people.

After more than a dozen hearings on the tragic events of Benghazi, what has emerged is that the Republican party has nothing except a few smears that don't hold up to scrutiny and a huge underwriting by groups like Groundswell and American Crossroads to keep it going until 2016 to taint Hillary Clinton's potential nomination as much as possible.

Media Matters' David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt have even documented this crazy partisan smear that went from a craven attempt at political gamesmanship to a full-blown dark money campaign in an e-book titled "The Benghazi Hoax". It costs 99 cents at Amazon.

It's time to buy a copy for Candy Crowley. Because once again, she enabled the quavering-voiced tea party darling Kelly Ayotte to completely elide past any accusations of obstruction (since the Senate Republicans have reneged on their agreement to stop hanging up President Obama's nominations) or wasting the public's time and taxpayer dollars on this partisan witchhunt which has turned up bupkis so far. Not one damn word pointing this out.

Pro-tip to Candy Crowley. This isn't journalism. This isn't impartial reporting. The absence of both means that you *are* actually siding with a specific agenda. If that's the case, fine, just be open about it. And see if Roger Ailes needs another reporter. Warning, women who work for them have found they might need to get some plastic surgery to succeed.

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