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Joel Pollak on being targeted by DOJ, Media Matters: ‘Holder should resign over this alone’

Breitbart News editor Joel Pollak told The Daily Caller that he thinks Attorney General Eric Holder should resign over, among other things, the Department of Justice’s collusion with left-wing advocacy group Media Matters to discredit him.

Emails TheDC obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request and published Tuesday show DOJ Office of Public Affairs director Tracy Schmaler, Holder’s top press defender, and Media Matters staffers working together to attack reporters covering DOJ scandals.

“On the one hand, it’s a badge of honor,” Pollak said of being one of the targets of the collusion. “The cool conservatives make the Obama administration’s enemies list. On the other hand, it is shocking.”

“I was surprised enough when I witnessed the same thing happening in a democratic South Africa,” Pollak added, referencing a column he wrote for Breitbart.com on how he was accused by the South African government of being an Israeli Mossad spy for criticizing the country’s policies toward Israel when he lived there. “It is shocking to see such thuggery here at home.”

“Holder should resign over this alone,” Pollak said.

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