The State Department placed four officials on administrative leave after the terror attack in Benghazi killed Chris Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Glen Doherty and Sean Smith. The White House continues to deny requests for Benghazi-related information. And less than a year later, Secretary of State John Kerry has reinstated the mid-level staffers, declaring that they “do not deserve any formal disciplinary action.”

Rep. Darrell Issa blasted the charade as a “public relations strategy” that had nothing to do with accountability.

What difference does it make? As this tweet highlights with heartbreaking clarity, it does make a difference.