Who forgot to brief E.J.?

Mickey Kaus Columnist
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In case you missed it, here is E.J. Dionne on NPR defending the Obama administration in the Fast and Furious scandal by … adopting the talking points of the National Rifle Association (that the operation was part of an effort to lay the statistical groundwork for a move to restrict American gun sales):

I think it’s–the policy was designed to show how terrible our gun laws are, how much our gun laws are feeding guns down into Mexico and the mess … [clip is at 7:50]

E.J.!  Don’t they brief you in Aspen? Today’s party line is that it was all a workplace spat about enforcement tactics. …

If only Ezra Klein could start some sort of listserv to keep progressive commentators up to speed. …

Mickey Kaus