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.
Those who voted to hold AG Holder in contempt and conduct this ridiculous circus should take heed from Thursday's earlier lesson: justice will prevail. Even though it may have taken some time, and unyielding effort and patience, health care reform is now a reality. Progress is a reality.
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.
Harassing Eric Holder into resigning or pushing to have him prosecuted for contempt are clearly partisan strategies designed to obstruct this mission. In this election season, Republicans have abandoned all pretense of cooperation in a crisis.