Though his acolyte Dennis Ross is careful to refer to an “alleged” bailout if the federal government returns any of the billions of dollars it overcharged the US Postal Service, self proclaimed “watchdog” Darrell Issa still insists it IS a bailout. Ironically, he didn’t feel that way when he was getting contributions and endorsements from the NALC .
Darrell- it’s not your money- it came from US Postal Service customers.
Here’s one reaction to Issa’s tweet:
… and another:
Update: Maybe we shouldn’t be so hard on Darrell- after all, the watchdog czar has had a rough week!
Earlier this week, Issa spokesman Bardella was fired after Politico reported that Bardella had been secretly sharing other journalists’ emails with a New York Times reporter working on a book. The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza subsequently reported that “inside Issa’s office there was no secret about Bardella’s cooperation” with the Times reporter, raising even more questions about Oversight Committee’s handling of reporter emails. And on Monday, The Watchdog Institute reported that Issa’s committee is stocked with “staff members with close connections to industries that could benefit from his investigations.”
Who could have predicted that a congressman whose past includes arrests for weapons charges and auto theft, suspicions of arson, and accusations of intimidation with a gun would have difficulty with ethics?
Or save time and read the twitter version: