NBC reports demand for Holder resignation … but not why

posted at 1:11 pm on June 13, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

Hey, NBC finally reported on Operation Fast & Furious! Of course, it took a high-profile call for the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder to get them to do so, but at least they mentioned the scandal, in which hundreds of Mexicans and two US law-enforcement agents have lost their lives. That’s at least a good start.

Well and good, except for the fact that they didn’t actually link the resignation demand to the Fast & Furious scandal. NBC News last night cut the tape to make it look as though Senator John Cornyn demanded the resignation on the basis of the scandal over leaks from the White House on classified national-security operations, as our friends at Breitbart reported today:

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In the eighteen months since the Operation Fast & Furious investigation began, Brian Williams and NBC Nightly News have never mentioned the Department of Justice’s gunwalking controversy. Every single time Mr. Holder has testified or a major development happened, NBC Nightly News ignored it. Tonight, in their first mention of the scandal–ever–NBC Nightly News and Brian Williams distorted Attorney General Eric Holder’s testimony.

While the majority of the testimony covered Operation Fast & Furious, NBC made it appear that the hearing was mainly over the national security leaks. The segment even made it appear that Senator John Cornyn called for Mr. Holder to resign over said leaks when, in fact, he expressed his greatest frustration with Mr. Holder over Fast & Furious.

That small bit at the end is all NBC viewers know of the deadly gunwalking that took place on Holder’s watch, at least from NBC’s reporting of it.  No mention of the deaths.  No mention of the anger from the Mexican government over the lack of communication and coordination of the operation.  No mention that the House Oversight Committee has subpoenaed 240,000 pages of material, and Holder’s DoJ has only surrendered 7,000 — many of them so heavily redacted as to be completely blacked-out pages.  Not even a mention of the misrepresentations made by senior DoJ officials, including Holder himself, as to the timing and depth of knowledge of this operation, intended to embarrass gun owners and provide a pretext for tougher gun-control laws.

Perhaps those who only get their news from NBC might be curious enough after this brief clip to see how well the network informs them of current events … and start switching channels as a result.


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Just like we liberals secretly knew Wisconsin would give Walkie a second shot even though he was dead last in job creation.

Uppereastside on June 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Wow, you’re even more delusional than usual today. Get a bad bottle of absinthe last night?

Tell us again in your own words why Barrett Lost in WI. This should be comedy gold.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:13 PM

Poor Ed, gonna be busy. Housekeeping, emailing, or hammer swinging? I’m hoping for a breeze. The place is cleaned up enough, and my inbox is full enough already.

Bmore on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

How many lives do you think it’s worth if you can get NBC news to ‘report’ the false narrative and twisted facts and partisan mumbo jumbo that you feel is just oh so obvious and provable?

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 1:51 PM

Please cite the “false narrative and twisted facts” that the Democrat Media have created for this story. Credible with multiple sources, please.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

I can’t believe HA allows this kind of commenting…after all these years things really have changed here.

d1carter on June 13, 2012 at 2:10 PM

I think uppereastside should consider the bar is much lower for some.
I seldom see objections to the bile and name calling that gets thrown my way.
But…I agree that it’s lame. Regardless of where it comes from.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

“Come on, they were only Mexicans,” -verbaluce.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Please cite the “false narrative and twisted facts” that the Democrat Media have created for this story. Credible with multiple sources, please.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

What?
Are you asking something or saying something?

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

I can’t believe HA allows this kind of commenting…after all these years things really have changed here.

d1carter on June 13, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Not the worst that the little wet-brain has posted either.

I’m amazed he’s lasted. My theory is that Ed and Allah keep it around as a “cat toy”.

Tim_CA on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

National Barack Channel.

Good Lt on June 13, 2012 at 2:17 PM

I can’t believe HA allows this kind of commenting…after all these years things really have changed here.

d1carter on June 13, 2012 at 2:10 PM

It doesn’t disturb me because it simply shows just how nasty the left really is. They give it out and there are plenty of us willing to fight back. I feel invigorated after rolling in the mud. :)

arnold ziffel on June 13, 2012 at 2:18 PM

My theory is that Ed and Allah keep it around as a “cat toy”.

Tim_CA on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Good Point.

Bmore on June 13, 2012 at 2:18 PM

Brian Williams is the most laughably pompous apologist for Bark.

At least sister channel MSNBC is honest about their agenda, Williams, like Greogry, affect the most ludicrous faux-objective objectivity that it is genuinely humorous.

Bill O’Reilly eat your heart out.

CorporatePiggy on June 13, 2012 at 2:18 PM

Just like we liberals secretly knew Wisconsin would give Walkie a second shot even though he was dead last in job creation.

Uppereastside on June 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Congratulations!! Your IQ is officially lower than Forrest Gump’s :)…

jimver on June 13, 2012 at 2:18 PM

I feel invigorated after rolling in the mud. :)

arnold ziffel on June 13, 2012 at 2:18 PM

; )

Bmore on June 13, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Please cite the “false narrative and twisted facts” that the Democrat Media have created for this story. Credible with multiple sources, please. Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

For things to be cited, they’d have to exist.

What Wms “reported” was all spin, no facts. That’s why the trolls see no problem with it.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Please cite the “false narrative and twisted facts” that the Democrat Media have created for this story. Credible with multiple sources, please.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

What?
Are you asking something or saying something?

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

He’s asking ou to post facts backing your ignorant narrative, idiot. You know what facts are, don’t you?

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:19 PM

My theory is that Ed and Allah keep it around as a “cat toy”.

Tim_CA on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Are you sure you didn’t mean them nuggets in the sand box?

arnold ziffel on June 13, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Uppereastside on June 13, 2012

You can drop the act, you are not very convincing trying to imitate as a liberal.

Sir Napsalot on June 13, 2012 at 2:19 PM

“Come on, they were only Mexicans,” -verbaluce.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:15 PM

I feel good knowing you have resort to inventing and imagining things I’ve said.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

Are you asking something or saying something?
verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

It’s clear to an honest man what he was doing – asking for citation of facts to support a statement.

And here we wait.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

And now he won’t help them reduce voter rolls to give Repubs an edge….the nerve!

verbal Douche on June 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM

So you’re finally admitting that voter fraud benefits Democrats?

Thanks, but we already knew that.

UltimateBob on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

I can’t believe HA allows this kind of commenting…after all these years things really have changed here.

d1carter on June 13, 2012 at 2:10 PM

I think uppereastside should consider the bar is much lower for some.
I seldom see objections to the bile and name calling that gets thrown my way.
But…I agree that it’s lame. Regardless of where it comes from.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Aww. Victimhood. There you go. It’s the five stages of liberalism. Next, we will be called racists.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

Georgie Porgie is on ABC. Scott Peller is the anchor for CBS Evening News.

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 1:34 PM

ABC,NBC,CBS what’s the difference?They all look the same to me.

docflash on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:14 PM

What?

Are you asking something or saying something?

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM

Translated: “I can’t answer Del’s question!”

You’re the one who’s claiming that the current narrative on Fast and Furious in the media is “false” and contains “twisted facts”.

Can you identify who is providing the “false narrative” in the media? Is it Sharyl Atkisson of C-BS, who broke the story on that network after being tipped off about it by a blogger?

Seem to me that the only “false narrative” here is NBC’s. After censoring the story for a year and a half to protect their Meal Ticket, they ignored the real reason the demand for Holder’s resignation came.

F-

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Someday historians will look back on the news “management” and pure propaganda spewed by the self-appointed Watchdogs of Democracy in the past 25 years and the judgment that they render will be ugly.

Cicero43 on June 13, 2012 at 2:23 PM

I feel good knowing you have resort to inventing and imagining things I’ve said. verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

We might as well imagine why you wouldn’t care that your govt has funded and facilitated the deaths of hundreds of Mexicans, and is covering it up with assistance from the legacy press, because you sure haven’t given any reason for your lack of concern.

They sure are concerned in Mexico.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:23 PM

Mexican attorney prepares civil lawsuit on Fast and Furious

“They’re Mexicans, whaddya expect?” -verbaluce

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:24 PM

I see Uppereastside has been smoking bath salts again.

Mike Honcho on June 13, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Similiar to how Jake Tapper told me on twitter he was all set to run with Obama’s “doing fine” comment Monday morning but was told to cover the Sec. of Commerce case instead.

Which is less damaging?

Wagthatdog on June 13, 2012 at 2:25 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Del,
You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?
I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

It’s hard to watch the smarmy little undereducated punk without wanting to slap the smug off his face.

He’s a disgrace….and his testimony needs more air-time.

Tim_CA on June 13, 2012 at 1:48 PM

Actually, Holder has a point. It’s the entire front of his face.

slickwillie2001 on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Del,
You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?
I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Oh, the failure. Pivot. Pivot…they asked for facts…eeeegad!

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Del,
You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?
I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Have you consulted a neroproctologist yet about getting treatment for your Cranial-Rectal Disorder?

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Aww. Victimhood. There you go. It’s the five stages of liberalism. Next, we will be called racists.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

CBBBB,
I think you lost the thread there…
context matters.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Aww. Victimhood. There you go. It’s the five stages of liberalism. Next, we will be called racists.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:20 PM

CBBBB,
I think you lost the thread there…
context matters.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Just using your own words there, victim. You lost the argument.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:33 PM

“In a field, I am the absence of field.” -Akzed.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:33 PM

You tell me? How many lives do you think it’s worth if you can get NBC news to ‘report’ the false narrative and twisted facts and partisan mumbo jumbo that you feel is just oh so obvious and provable?

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 1:51 PM

What’s the true narrative, hmmmmm? Are you able to tell us w/o twisting facts or including partisan mumbo jumbo? Why don’t you go ahead and show us that you’re capable of such a feat?

Oh – if you ever do get around to trying to tell us the “true” narrative – do so w/o omitting the unpleasant facts, like leaving the whistleblowers and their reason for existence out of the story, ok? :)

Bizarro No. 1 on June 13, 2012 at 2:33 PM

Pretty sure posters have been banned for saying the kind of things that nasty uppereastside fool says. Can’t wait.

BettyRuth on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?
I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

__________________________________________

Let me guess. Research of facts wasn’t exactly your strong point in Clown College, was it?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Have you consulted a neroproctologist yet about getting treatment for your Cranial-Rectal Disorder?

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Oof.
What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

I thought Obama told them to explain context…

the_nile on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Let me guess. Research of facts wasn’t exactly your strong point in Clown College, was it?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

From the looks of things it looks like verbaluce majored in “Falling on his own Face” with a minor is “Scooping his own brains out with a melon scoop” at Clown College, but on the positive side, he clearly graduated Magna-cum-loudly…

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:38 PM

“When our say emails said ‘Fast and Furious,’ we didn’t mean Fast and Furious,” -Eric Holder.

“Now that’s an argument that I can get my arms around,” -verbaluce.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:39 PM

What? NBC Nightly Obama Propaganda Service purposely mislead viewers about the reasons that obama’s top criminal is being asked to resign? No way.

Pork-Chop on June 13, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Pretty sure posters have been banned for saying the kind of things that nasty uppereastside fool says. Can’t wait.

BettyRuth on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

In general, crass insults, name calling and scatological references seem to be allowed here. Many seem to revel in it (see ‘SWalker’ above).
But indeed it could lead Ed to ban someone – or give them a pass.
And uppereastside is on the ‘other side’, so to speak. And that seems to be the only time there’s concern expressed about foul-mouthery…

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM

Have you consulted a neroproctologist yet about getting treatment for your Cranial-Rectal Disorder?

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:30 PM

Oof.
What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

So, does this mean your going to pull your head out of your ass and back up your claims and tell us exactly what those “the false narrative and twisted facts and partisan mumbo jumbo” are? Yea, I really didn’t think so…

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM

What is this NBC nightly news of which you speak?

ouldbollix on June 13, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Pretty sure posters have been banned for saying the kind of things that nasty uppereastside fool says. Can’t wait.

BettyRuth on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

In general, crass insults, name calling and scatological references seem to be allowed here. Many seem to revel in it (see ‘SWalker’ above).
But indeed it could lead Ed to ban someone – or give them a pass.
And uppereastside is on the ‘other side’, so to speak. And that seems to be the only time there’s concern expressed about foul-mouthery…

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM

Still waiting for your FACTS, victim. Somebody call the Whambulance!

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:44 PM

From the looks of things it looks like verbaluce majored in “Falling on his own Face” with a minor is “Scooping his own brains out with a melon scoop” at Clown College, but on the positive side, he clearly graduated Magna-cum-loudly…

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Gawd..man, that is just disturbed.
Hope you’re talking to someone about this.
Good luck to you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Pretty sure posters have been banned for saying the kind of things that nasty uppereastside fool says. Can’t wait.

BettyRuth on June 13, 2012 at 2:34 PM

In general, crass insults, name calling and scatological references seem to be allowed here. Many seem to revel in it (see ‘SWalker’ above).
But indeed it could lead Ed to ban someone – or give them a pass.
And uppereastside is on the ‘other side’, so to speak. And that seems to be the only time there’s concern expressed about foul-mouthery…

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM

Telling someone that they have their head up their ass is now a scatological references? To quote Inigo Montoya, ” You keep using that word, I do not think that it means what you think it means”

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Want wit?

Try the Daily Show.

It’s Hilarious (apparently).

Tim_CA on June 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

“What do you mean they didn’t report why? You need to be told? The GOP wants him to resign because he’s – um….errrrrrr….how do I say this? He’s of the darker persuasion…if you know what I mean…”

-Random Lib

CycloneCDB on June 13, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Uppereastside on June 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM

I thought this piece of leftist garbage was banned after taunting female poster to give him a Lewinsky?

MNHawk on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:41 PM

____________________________________

(Looks at watch)

What’s the matter, Wikipedia letting you down today?

You mind if I go out and get a sandwich – haven’t had lunch yet. That’ll give you a little more time to gather your “facts”, mmmkay?

ICanSeeNovFromMyHouse on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Ok all..
Back to facts.
What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Ok all..
Back to facts.
What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

To quote Inigo Montoya, ” You keep using that word, I do not think that it means what you think it means”

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 2:50 PM

I see Uppereastside has been smoking bath salts again.

Mike Honcho on June 13, 2012 at 2:25 PM

THREAD WINNAH!

ToddPA on June 13, 2012 at 2:51 PM

Ok all..
Back to facts.
What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

NBC has been silent and even after reporting, they can’t get their facts correct. Kind of like you.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 2:54 PM

Teh news only runs 30 minutes. Not enough time to go into ALL the reasons why this A** Hole should go.

Kuffar on June 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Yer just effing with us right? Pretty difficult when the subject of an inquiry is doing everything they can to stymie said investigation.

arnold ziffel on June 13, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Del,

You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?

I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

OK then, give us some examples of the right wing blogs giving the Fast and Furious story a “false narrative”, etc.

Has Hot Air done that? Not that I have seen. Likewise with Power Line, Instapundit, etc. etc. All of them have covered it honestly.

Examples, please.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 2:59 PM

And Rush for some reason think Brian Williams is a fair and balanced news reporter.

Alabama Infidel on June 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Ok all..
Back to facts.
What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Wow, nice post.

Hmm, let’s see. Well, for starters HE LIED to Congress.

Of course that in and of itself in NOT illegal. Democrats have
been doing it since…

But your post really gets laughable when you “assert” that Issa
is inept. Why?, because he can’t “produce anything of substance.

See, actually, the House has been requesting Family recipes
from Holder for the last 12 months, NOT PERTINENT DOCUMENTS
PERTAINING TO THE FAST AND FURIOUS OPERATION.

Maybe If and WHEN Issa gets these documents he will
have “somthing of substance, MKAY??

ToddPA on June 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Oof.

What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

No, this is wit:

I have no idea, but I do know that you guys come up with really cool names for your fake scandals.

crr6 on July 10, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

And pretending to be clueless is not helping you.

Perhaps in your zeal to try to change the subject of the thread you missed this.

Fast and Furious reporting earns Sharyl Attkisson (of CBS) an Edward R. Murrow Award

I’m sure reporting lies and half-truths about Holder for the past 1.5 years helped Ms. Attkinson and CBS, get that verbaluce, CBS, not “Faux News”, earn this prestigious award in journalism.

But you already know that, don’t you?

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Where’s the beef?

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

But you already know that, don’t you?

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

He’ll get back to you on that just as soon as he finishes having his mommy ready him the dictionary entry on Sardonic humor.

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Doh! I was just gonna paste that from Sipsey Street!

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Del,
You mean tell you the story that didn’t happen that they are not reporting?
I’ve been referring to the narrative in right-conservative blogsville. Not the media..or ‘LSM’ to folks here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Translation: “I didn’t see anything about it on CNN, ABC, NBC or PMSNBC so it never happened – so there!”

Not delusion but willful ignorance by Libs in Unicorn World. Typical.

Oof.
What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

By now we all know Verbal considers itself a real wit. And, to be truthful, it’s half right.

ghostwalker1 on June 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

Doh! I was just gonna paste that from Sipsey Street!

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Well, you know that according to verbaluce anyone talking about “Fast and Furious” at all is just repeating “the false narrative and twisted facts and partisan mumbo jumbo”…

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Ok all..

Back to facts.

What is the substantive case against Holder?

Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.

If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.

Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Wow, a Fact-Free Post.

First of all, Holder has Lied under oath to Congress.

Second, he’s stonewalled Issa’s Committee for a year and a half as far as supplying the requested documents. Said group asked Stedman for 170,00 or so documents, and in all of that time Holder’s given him about 4% of all of the documents.

Third, with the notable exceptions of C-BS and the LA Times, the rest of the Democrat Media has suppressed this story. If this had been a Republican Administration doing the same thing, they would have it on 24/7.

And finally, the Democrat Media, in a further desperate attempt to keep this scandal away from Stedman and his puppeteer O’bama, have coordinated a “response” via their mouthpieces that employs outright falsehoods. Their main False Talking Point? That Fast and Furious was “a continuation of Bush’s same program”, which was called Wide Receiver. Leftist Caricature Alan Colmes tried this line of reason just last night on “O’Really”, and was instantly laughed off the set by his sister in law and Bill.

But that is an outright Lie; the main difference being that Bush’s program actually tracked the guns. And was only 1/4 the size of F & F.

Devastating expose about F & F here…

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Translation: “I didn’t see anything about it on CNN, ABC, NBC or PMSNBC so it never happened – so there!”

ghostwalker1 on June 13, 2012 at 3:11 PM

Even Anderson Cooper has reported on Fast and Furious.

Video: ATF gun operation under scrutiny

AC360 Follow: ATF acting director may resign over Fast and Furious program

Botched ATF gun sting

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Godspeed to Diana Eugenia Gonzalez Saldana and the Mexican legal team. Congress won’t do squat to Holder, IMO.

Christien on June 13, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Second, he’s stonewalled Issa’s Committee for a year and a half as far as supplying the requested documents. Said group asked Stedman for 170,00 or so documents, and in all of that time Holder’s given him about 4% of all of the documents.

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Don’t forget, that of that 4% of the documents that they did turn over, those documents were 90+ percent redacted.

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 3:26 PM

Ok all..
Back to facts.
What is the substantive case against Holder?
Mostly your complaint seems to be that the media doesn’t report that he’s an a**hole or something.
If there’s really anything here…what does that say about the ineptitude of Issa & co to produce anything of substance…at all.
Groupthink is not helping you.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:47 PM

I already challenged you to present to us the “true” narrative sans partisan mumbo jumbo, twisted facts, and omitted facts as well.

So, what’s up with this “back to facts”? Give us the “true” narrative, or shut up already!

Bizarro No. 1 on June 13, 2012 at 3:29 PM

It would seem that verbaluce, like both Obama and Holder is a true committed Marxist ideologue, which at the end of the day means that because their primary ideology is “The End Justifies the Means” that in their heart of heart’s they genuinely do not believe that they have done one single thing wrong.

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:22 PM

True, Flora. However Verbal was busy at the time with fingers in ears, eyes closed and chanting, “La-la-la-la”. Therefore, Verbal didn’t see it so it never happened. See how that works?

Which is why, after repeated requests for facts to back up his statements with facts, all we’re getting from him is dodges and the sound of crickets.

ghostwalker1 on June 13, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Obviously NBC knows that Holder is really only being asked to resign because he’s black.

But they want to save that tidbit for sometime closer to the election date.

When more halfwits will be swayed by it at the last second.

profitsbeard on June 13, 2012 at 3:35 PM

Another “slight difference” between Bush’s Wide Receiver program and Obama’s Fast & Furious is that unlike F&F, WR was implemented with complete knowledge and cooperation of the US State Department (and FBI, DEA, CBP, DHS) and the complete knowledge and cooperation of THE MEXICAN GOVERNMENT…
The US State Department, FBI, DEA, CBP, DHS and the Mexican Government have acknowledged they were NEVER notified about Obama’s Operation Fast & Furious…I wonder why?

Strike Hornet on June 13, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Did I just see a Lib chastising us about “Groupthink”??!!

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha…I can’t breathe…hahahahahaha!!!!

kingsjester on June 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Did I just see a Lib chastising us about “Groupthink”??!!

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha…I can’t breathe…hahahahahaha!!!!

kingsjester on June 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Projection: It’s not just for the Movie Theaters any more… ;p

SWalker on June 13, 2012 at 3:57 PM

These bozos remind me of Mussolini. He thought he was so smart and tough. We all know how that ended. A few million citizens dead, and Mussolini and his entourage hanging by their heels.

Why does history have to repeat itself? Couldn’t we short circuit the suffering of millions by getting rid of a few today?

orbitalair on June 13, 2012 at 4:06 PM

Can you actually call NBC a news program in the traditional sense?

When so-called journalists deliberately wait months to report on a very significant government issue that resulted in the deaths of two Americans, countless Mexicans, was authorized at the highest levels of our DoJ, may have involved the US-AG, who is withholding documents subpoenaed by Congress and which may result in historical level contempt charges…I call that dishonest, disingenuous, political propaganda.

NBC is not a “news” organization. They are partisan political hacks disguising themselves as journalists.

Marcus Traianus on June 13, 2012 at 4:15 PM

And pretending to be clueless is not helping you.

Perhaps in your zeal to try to change the subject of the thread you missed this.

Fast and Furious reporting earns Sharyl Attkisson (of CBS) an Edward R. Murrow Award

I’m sure reporting lies and half-truths about Holder for the past 1.5 years helped Ms. Attkinson and CBS, get that verbaluce, CBS, not “Faux News”, earn this prestigious award in journalism.

But you already know that, don’t you?

Flora Duh on June 13, 2012 at 3:06 PM

That is so nice to see. Was worried that one day I’d be reading that she had an “accident” or something.

kim roy on June 13, 2012 at 4:22 PM

NBC is not a “news” organization. They are partisan political hacks disguising themselves as journalists.

Marcus Traianus on June 13, 2012 at 4:15 PM

They’re going to need CGI to pull that one off.

profitsbeard on June 13, 2012 at 4:23 PM

No, this is wit:

I have no idea, but I do know that you guys come up with really cool names for your fake scandals.

crr6 on July 10, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

That just never gets old. Thanks, Del.

kim roy on June 13, 2012 at 4:23 PM

Is it me or has the noise emanating from all the media leg tingling slowed considerably?

sdbatboy on June 13, 2012 at 4:27 PM

If NBC wants to know the reason tell them to watch NBC’s talking heads, whoops! I forgot the talking heads just give us their opinions not the news. NBC must be living on another planet.

mixplix on June 13, 2012 at 4:27 PM

I’m beginning to suspect that NBC has a liberal bias.

Philly on June 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM

We’re not allowed to say someone is doing a horrible job without being called racist? Great.

Wagthatdog on June 13, 2012 at 4:37 PM

I guess it’s nap time for Verbaluce and UpperEastside.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 4:44 PM

someone at the Department of Propaganda is going to lose their head over this

burserker on June 13, 2012 at 4:55 PM

It’s particularly revolting that they chose the words “Under Fire” as their screen caption, when it was Brian Terry who was “under fire” as a direct result of this man’s incompetence. NBC is truly living in bizarro world.

stout77 on June 13, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Anyone remember the NBC Estes model rocket engine ignited near the Chevy pick-up truck ‘exploding’ gas tank report … er …’expose’?
Yea, they’re a trustworthy news organization all right. For the feeble minded that is.
NBC = Noble Barack Channel, part of the alphabetsoup ‘news’ organizations known collectively as the MSN.
MSN = Manipulated Stories Machine

Missilengr on June 13, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Oof.

What passes for wit here.

verbaluce on June 13, 2012 at 2:36 PM

No, this is wit:

I have no idea, but I do know that you guys come up with really cool names for your fake scandals.

crr6 on July 10, 2011 at 1:24 PM

Del Dolemonte on June 13, 2012 at 3:01 PM

Sorry, that’s only half of a wit. But still a lofty goal for verb.

Fighton03 on June 13, 2012 at 4:59 PM

I remember when the liberals didn’t trust gov’t – particularly law enforcement.

Now, however, they trust gov’t and law enforcement implicitly. Such that they don’t care if law enforcement/gov’t won’t answer questions, lie under oath or possibly commit crimes.

I wonder if this same absolute deference to law enforcement/gov’t will continue if someone else is in the WH?

Somehow, I doubt it.

Monkeytoe on June 13, 2012 at 4:59 PM

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 13, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Alright I’m up from my nap. What did I miss? You really should consider making this the link to your name. ; )

Bmore on June 13, 2012 at 5:08 PM

The media tell the whole truth about a gun story that makes Obama look bad? what you been smoking in the choom wagon?

tarpon on June 13, 2012 at 5:12 PM

“Come on, they were only Mexicans,” -verbaluce.

Akzed on June 13, 2012 at 2:15 PM

That’s basically the Democrat/media argument.

tetriskid on June 13, 2012 at 5:23 PM

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