Proof yet again that the people of the state of Missouri made the right choice when Josh Hawley was voted into Claire McCaskill’s senate seat, the bottle blonde from the Show-Me State went on Morning Joe on MSNBC this week and said something so stupid, only the viewers of that network would actually buy what she’s selling.
“I have one word: Benghazi,” McCaskill said during a segment about the January 6 commission to investigate what happened at the Capitol. “Benghazi had, in the House alone, six investigations, including a select committee. And … if you compare and contrast, I don’t want to minimize the loss of life in Benghazi or the problems around the security of those locations. I don’t want to minimize that, but let’s compare and contrast those two events and which is more foundation-shaking to our democracy. I mean, the fact that the heart of our government was attacked and that these people were beating police officers — Americans were beating police officers at the heart of our government trying to protect the members — elected members of our democracy that carry out the functions of that democracy, it is astounding to me that these same people who pounded the podium for years on Benghazi, for years on Benghazi, are saying now saying, ‘What?! No. We don’t need to look at this. Let’s move along. Come on, let’s move along.’”
“McCarthy proudly said he was doing Benghazi to hurt Hillary Clinton’s numbers,” the MSNBC contributor continued. “It was obvious. It was such a brutal, bold political move. This doesn’t have to be. They’re making it political by refusing to come together and do what most Americans want, and that is finding out what Trump did, why he didn’t do more, why the Pentagon wasn’t ready — all of the questions that still remain unanswered.”
As if Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, isn’t doing the same thing with the January 6 invasion of the Capitol building to harm President Donald Trump even if to this point he’s bulletproof on the matter.
Frankly, how the two can be compared on any level would be the treason angle, but that doesn’t seem to be in McCaskill’s comprehension.