Your Weekend Message From The Master

Kent Anderson
The Left Is Right
Published in
6 min readMay 18, 2024

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(Editor’s note: Charles Pierce writes daily at The Esquire Politics Blog at Esquire.com. He is an award-winning writer and author, most recently Idiot America. Every weekend, he sends out a weekly newsletter to subscribers, of which, I am one. From now through the election, I will post his weekend musings on here)

May 18, 2024

We now join the House Committee on Oversight, Rep. James Comer presiding, already in progress. (Thanks to Mediaite for the transcript.)

GREENE: I’d like to know if any of the Democrats on this committee are employing Judge Merchan’s daughter.

CROCKETT: Please tell me what that has to do with Merrick Garland.

GREENE: Oh, Goldman. That’s right. He’s advising. Ok.

CROCKETT: Do you know what we’re here for? Do you know we’re here.

[CROSSTALK]

GREENE: I think your fake eyelashes are messing up your–

COMER: Hold on! Hold on! Order.

[CROSSTALK]

COMER: We have a point of order. Mr. Lynch, state your point.

STEPHEN LYNCH: Mr. Chairman, I would just like to ask the parliamentarian if your conduct here in raising money in connection with this hearing is referable to the Ethics Committee within this hearing. There’s a motion in order to refer your conduct and your abuse–

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Kent Anderson
The Left Is Right

Purveyor of Truth and Facts. Lifelong Detroiter. Journalist. Loves good TV, sports, friends and family. Mostly. Also: https://rollingwheelie.substack.com/