Daily Wire host says “I don't actually care” about documents at Biden think tank, but “we need to think about impeachment”

Matt Walsh: “This is your punishment. Now we're going to have to make a very big deal about these documents”

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Citation From the January 10, 2023, edition of The Daily Wire's The Matt Walsh Show

MATT WALSH (HOST): And, you know, it puts the left in a position – and it puts us in a position too, but the position we're in is their fault because – and this kind of thing happens a lot where you read this story and you think, in reality, right? Who cares? I don't actually care that he had the documents. It just means nothing to me at all. It doesn't matter, I'm sure it's not a big deal. Ok? I'm sure there wasn't anything sinister or nefarious going on. They're just ten documents, whatever, who cares. That's my reaction. That's my gut initial reaction objectively, you know, analyzing the situation from what we've been told so far. That's what I would say about it. Now, you know, there's still a lot of information we don't have so maybe there's something more serious going on here. I tend to doubt it. So, that's my objective immediate reaction.

But that's not the grace that the left gives to Republicans and conservatives in the same situation. They are the ones who have set the precedent here. So while I will say that I don't think this matters and I don't personally care, I'm all about, as you know, holding the left to their own standards. Which is not a double standard for me because it's not my standard.

I'm saying that you should have to reap what you sow. You should be held to your own standards. That's the exact opposite of a double standard for me. That is my standard. You have your standards, you have your – you know, you set the precedent based on your own behavior and your own words, and you should be stuck with that. Ok, it's your medicine you're trying to give everyone else, now you gotta take a dose of it.

Which means that, in this case, even if objectively, who cares, our reaction has to be, well, it's – we gotta call for investigations. We need to think about impeachment. This is, like, we have to treat it like a crisis because that's what the left did. And we're going to hold them to their own standard. Sorry. This is a major crisis now, according to you. And that's how we have to treat it. I don't want to have to do that. You know, it's like we don't want to have to talk about this or make it into a thing. But you see, this hurts us more than it hurts you is what I'm trying to say. But this is your punishment. Now we're going to have to make a very big deal about these documents. And we do have to call for – there have to be investigations into it, hearings, everything. It's the precedent you've set.