Rep. Darrell Issa’s offense? Cutting off Rep. Elijah Cummings’ mic yesterday after the Oversight Committee’s Lerner hearing. HuffPo political editor Sam Stein couldn’t seem to get past it, nor could tennis legend Martina Navratilova. And they’re not alone. A lot of liberals are outraged, with many demanding that Rep. Darrell Issa apologize — or lose his job:
And we’d be remiss if we didn’t highlight some of the more civilized folks out there:
Such hostility! You know, we don’t recall seeing that kind of nastiness directed at Henry Waxman back in 2008:
Call us crazy, but threatening to have someone “physically removed” during a hearing seems a bit more offensive than cutting off a mic after a hearing has ended.
It is un-American. Depending on who’s doing the cutting, of course:
Gotta love lib hypocrisy.