Why the hysterical laughter? First a little background comparison. Here is Sen. Cruz’s statement about Eric Holder’s resignation:

Ding, ding, ding! Don’t tell “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd, though (don’t miss his idiotic lie about Holder).

OK, now here comes Sen. Schumer:

Stop it!

Amen.

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