Does anybody really care about an office break-in with possibly wide-ranging political implications? After all, the president isn’t a Republican.
Well, here’s a story about one anyway. John Hudson at Foreign Policy reports:
The offices of a Dallas law firm representing a high-profile State Department whistleblower were broken into last weekend. Burglars stole three computers and broke into the firm’s file cabinets. But silver bars, video equipment and other valuables were left untouched, according to local Fox affiliate KDFW, which aired security camera footage of the suspected burglars entering and leaving the offices around the time of the incident.
The firm Schulman & Mathias represents Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator at the State Department’s Office of the Inspector General. In recent weeks, she raised a slew of explosive allegations against the department and its contractors ranging from illicit drug use, soliciting sexual favors from minors and prostitutes and sexual harassment…
The State Department, which has repeatedly disputed Fedenisn’s allegations, denied any involvement in the incident. “Any allegation that the Department of State authorized someone to break into Mr. Schulman’s law firm is false and baseless,” spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.
And there you have it. If Psaki denies it, that’s the end of it. Everybody knows that the word of a State Department spokesperson is as good as pyrite.
Also, John Kerry absolutely wasn’t on his yacht as Egypt exploded into chaos last week, and it doesn’t matter that he was on his yacht because he can work from there. Oh, and the Benghazi attack was caused by a YouTube video, which had nothing to do with it and they never said it did, and it’s okay that they said it did, because it was the best information they had at the time, even though everybody knows that’s not true.
Got it? Now shut up.
Update: U.S. Embassy official in Guyana removed in alleged sex-for-visas scandal. Did I mention that you should shut up?
Update: Ed Morrissey notes, “Two amateurs acting out of political malice and working on their own might be dumb enough to break into the suite and cause some damage once, but probably wouldn’t try it a second time. If the pair went back multiple times over a single weekend, it’s because they were looking for something specific and apparently not finding it. It also suggests that they may have been consulting with others as to what to seek next.” Yeah, whatever.