Rep. Joe Walsh Has ‘Fast & Furious’ Pegged

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ocky Mountain Way) has called on Attorney General Holder to resign over Fast & Furious (don’t hold your breath, Joe).

Walsh sure seems to have a bead on what Fast & Furious was designed to accomplish:

Walsh added that Holder needs to explain to the American people what role he had in Operation Fast and Furious. “The American people deserve to know the truth regarding Attorney General Eric Holder’s knowledge and role in the Fast and Furious operation,” Walsh said. “This program was deliberately designed to attack law-abiding American gun owners and gun dealers. Why else would an anti-gun administration force licensed firearms dealers to sell guns to violent criminals?”

That would appear to be the intent of the “program.”

Meanwhile, Republicans grilled J-Nap:

Republicans were outraged that Napolitano had not talked to Holder about the operation, saying that she should have done so when she learned that two of the weapons sold under Fast and Furious were found at the murder scene of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry last year.

“For you to have two dead agents and to have never had a conversation with Eric Holder about Fast and Furious and about this is totally unacceptable,” said Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah).

Oh come on, give Swifty a break — she was probably busy instructing TSA agents how to spot and report threats to national security.

In other F & F news, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform led by Darrell Issa requested to speak with White House National Security Staffer Kevin O’Reilly. The White House responded that O’Reilly was “on assignment for the State Department in Iraq.” Pajamas Media takes it from there. It sounds like somebody isn’t very anxious for Issa’s committee to speak with Mr. O’Reilly.