Why can’t our news media call out a big lie? Check this out…
The Cotton letter elevated an already tense atmosphere in the Capitol as the Iranian negotiations entered their final weeks.
Though Cotton has insisted that Democratic senators were approached about the letter, neither Bob Casey of Pennsylvania nor hawks like Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut said they had been approached. POLITICO was unable to locate a Democrat who was aware of the letter before it became public.
“I’d like to know what Democrat he approached,” said Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.).
So this Tea Derping idiot is claiming something that is fairly easy to suss out. If you can’t find anyone he talked to, you start asking why he’s trying to make this a partisan issue, and you don’t let him lie his way out of it.
The fact that these liars can take millions from billionaires and the naive folks of this country continue to ignore this horseshit all comes from the same place is probably the most frustrating aspect of this stuff.
Follow-up: Turns out Cotton had a meeting the next day with the representatives of the Military Industrial Complex
Some Republican senators admitted Wednesday they were caught off guard by the backlash to a letter warning Iranian leaders against a nuclear agreement with President Barack Obama. And Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Republicans —…