Charlie Pierce Esquire
Charlie Pierce Esquire

Did you leave him in the car? Did you look in the pockets of yesterday’s jeans? Have you checked between the cushions of the sofa?

These people are unbelievable.

“You have spoken with whistleblowers,” [Maria Bartiromo] said. “You also spoke with an informant who gave you all of this information. Where is that informant today? Where are these whistleblowers?”

“Well, unfortunately, we can’t track down the informant,” Comer answered. “We’re hopeful that the informant is still there. The whistleblower knows the informant. The whistleblower is very credible.”

“Hold on a second, Congressman,” Bartiromo said. “Did you just say that the whistleblower or the informant is now missing?”

“Well, we’re hopeful that we can find the informant,” Comer said, explaining the informant was in the “spy business” and “they don’t make a habit of being seen a lot.

(You will note that, while listening to Comer, Bartiromo begins to resemble someone confronting a talking duck.)

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