There are only two conclusions to draw here:  McCarthy-ism is still alive in the USA and republicans in congress are more concerned with witch hunts than doing something -anything- constructive.  This obsession makes zero sense, especially considering how many problems ther are to be solved.  It was clear long before now that this is a witch hunt.  The difference is that the people of Salem had an excuse – one theory being that people were eating rye that was was contaminated with a fungus that is a hallucinogen, not unlike LSD.   So what excuse do republicans have?

House Republicans are pressing forward with their contempt of Congress civil case over Operation Fast and Furious despite the release of a book-length investigative report that lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised as comprehensive. 

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/09/21/republicans-set-to-pursue-furious-court-case-despite-ig-report/#ixzz2781FsvGE