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Guaranteed: if Hillary Clinton were to drop out of the Presidential race today, her Benghazi Benghazi! BENGHAZI! hearings tomorrow would magically evaporate. A year-and-a-half of "investigations" and "hearings," $4.5 million (and counting) in taxpayer funds, and three years after the attack, the partisan farce continues.
BONUS: Frequent blind squirrel Dana Milbank traces the unraveling of the Benghazi! witch hunt (read the entire piece!):
If this were one of Trey Gowdy’s murder prosecutions, it would be declared a mistrial.
For 17 months, the former prosecutor who leads the House Benghazi committee has labored to give the appearance of diligence and impartiality. But, in an inexplicable and ruinous outbreak of honesty in recent weeks, the thing is unraveling just in time for Gowdy’s moment in the spotlight: Hillary Clinton’s testimony Thursday.In an attempt to alter the "optics" of their unraveling witch hunt, Republicans on the panel have new marching orders: grill Clinton, but do it "gently." Brilliant!
(cartoon: Tom Toles,