Indeed.

On the plus side, it had Twitter users gasping for breath. Who made this call? “Hey, guys! Let’s have on tax cheat Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) to discuss the IRS targeting scandal. He’s an authority!”

https://twitter.com/easyfeat/status/336173618679656448

https://twitter.com/dande2011/status/336131708556566529

https://twitter.com/7jppoole1/status/336110843555110916

Really.

And there’s more! ABC’s “This Week” also had the ethically-challenged Sen. Menendez (D-N.J.) on the oh-so-authoritative panel.

https://twitter.com/jcbush03/status/336139570024423424

https://twitter.com/wjcarswell/status/336138908523974656

The giggles continued when Rangel fretted that honest IRS workers may now be getting “a bad shake.”

https://twitter.com/patflong/status/336170995700359168

You really can’t make this stuff up. It’s not the first time Rangel has beclowned himself by weighing in.

https://twitter.com/carrie_trask/status/336161820345761794

And a hilarious exit question:

Zing!

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