he GOP's dogged vow to hamstring Obama with the odor of scandal and in effect straightjacket his presidency insures that Holder will continue to serve as a red herring to toss more mud on Obama and hope that it sticks. The never-ending war on Holder is a key part of that ploy.
Polls are news, and are critically valuable for democracy. They often tell us about what we believe and why. But not all polls, even reputable polls with thoughtfully constructed questions, are newsworthy.
Just as the NRA continues to blame the ATF for the 2000 guns allegedly "walked" into Mexico, the NRA should take the real credit for the "walking" of hundreds of thousands of guns into Mexico, as American agents can do little more than watch.
This is a situation where it would be in everyone's interest for the House not to vote on the proposed contempt citation, if the committee really wants to see the relevant documents and not just get into an election year fight.
House Republicans' unanimous decision to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt is continued evidence Congress is willing to do anything except work on creating policies to help the American people prosper.