Elder Patriot – Legendary TV police detective, Lieutenant Frank Columbo always got his man, or woman. Played by actor Peter Falk, Columbo appeared to be a lovable dolt who famously asked “just one more thing” in every episode.
Viewers came to realize that phrase was the signal that Columbo has found the killer.
Falk played the role to perfection, once saying of Columbo:
“He looks like a flood victim. You feel sorry for him. He appears to be seeing nothing, but he’s seeing everything.
“Columbo is an ass-backwards Sherlock Holmes. Holmes had a long neck, Columbo has no neck; Holmes smoked a pipe, Columbo chews up six cigars a day.”
Well, with Jim Comey’s disingenuous, trash-bucket book hitting this week it got me to thinking about all the detailed arguments we made regarding Hillary’s guilt and what appeared to be Comey’s deliberate mishandling of witnesses and evidence, and how it just didn’t matter to a lot of people on the left.
Then the 800-pound gorilla in the room hit me right between the eyes. So for those still defending Comey, “ah, just one more thing”: