The ultimate indignity.

Today Attorney General Eric Holder enjoyed a relaxing day on Capitol Hill, where he engaged in mutually enriching dialog with the House Judiciary Committee at a hearing on Oversight of the United States Department of Justice.During a particularly warm exchange with Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.), the two got into a friendly disagreement about the quality of the FBI's work in its investigation of the Boston Marathon bombers. When Holder claimed that Gohmert might not have full command of the facts, the gentleman from Texas didn't take it very well, and he accused Holder of casting aspersions on his...well, just watch:

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Grant Gallicho joined Commonweal as an intern and was an associate editor for the magazine until 2015. 

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