“The vapors” continue in a land sadly bereft of fainting couches.
Scaredy Cat Erickson
Well, that asinine hiring by CNN of Erick Erickson, salaried wingnut extraordinaire, is finally paying off, in spades:
Today, CNN featured a story centering around CNN contributor and RedState managing editor Erick Erickson*, the latest victim in a series of incidents …
… on his own radio show, Erickson played a recording of the 911 call that triggered the visit from law enforcement to his home. He went on to describe the series of events that occurred on the evening of May 27th. As he discussed the recent letters sent by Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss and Texas Congressman Kenny Marchant calling on the Department of Justice to investigate the SWATting incidents, Erickson announced a breaking development regarding Congressional actions:
I have been told that Monday, the House of Representatives will engage on this and seventy or more members will formally be sending a letter to Eric Holder, asking him on behalf of these members of the house to also get the FBI involved….
[* Note how his part time gig is UP FRONT, while his employment by Tom Phillips (Regnery Press, Eagle Publishing, Phillips Foundation, American Spectator, RedState blog) is downplayed. We need this to be a NATIONAL, LEGITIMATE story, and not the paranoic ravings of a Robert Stacy "Undisclosed Location" McCain "meetoo" drama queen.]
Horrors! Fetch me my fan and parasol! I feel … feel … ohhhhh!
[Sound of a limp body thudding onto the floor.] Continue reading