How Eric Holder spun the ‘Fast and Furious’ scandal to a lapdog media
Sharyl Attkisson discusses Judicial Watch’s FOIA lawsuit that helped release 42,000 pages of government documents detailing the Fast and Furious scandal. From the more than thousand pages she reviewed, she found an email exchange between White House and DOJ press flacks, who chastised her for revealing that former Attorney General Eric Holder was briefed on the scandal. In addition, other emails she found reveal Holder did not review briefings from his top aides, including those on Fast and Furious. Read more about the release of this enormous trove of documents here.
Here’s a great quote from Sharyl Attkisson from the article:
But who, exactly, will hold the administration accountable — if not the press? If the improper withholding of public information isn’t challenged and punished, successors in either party have an implicit green light to repeat the offense.