Posted: Jun 12, 2022 12:01 AM
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I watched that joke of a “hearing” on Thursday, the one about January 6th and the “threat to democracy” created by angry people with no focus or objective, some of whom chanted mean things. Needless to say, I was unmoved. Only 2 members spoke, Chair Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney, and neither of them really “spoke” at all, they read. Their eyes were glued to the teleprompter the way someone who can’t swim is glued to a raft in the deep end of a pool. There is more convicing line delivery in a 1970s porn movie than those 2 gave Thursday night.
The 2 hour, minus a 10 minute “Here’s you chance to spin for us, media” break in the middle, made for TV event was not a real hearing, nor was it much of an event. You’d think with the former president of ABC News running the show it would’ve felt like a movie of the week, but it was more like a public access zoning