Exploding Cigar

Looking back on last week’s scandal-frenzy, it’s remarkable how it began with Republicans convinced they’d found the evidence to prove they had not been wasting everyone’s time over Benghazi!for months and months, and ended with that “evidence” proving to be spurious quotes from White House email leaked to ABC’s Jonathan Karl by members of the very political prosecution team that’s promoting this “story” to begin with. Rarely have so many congratulatory cigars exploded so quickly.

Here’s Paul Glastris summing it all up on the McLaughlin Group:

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.