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Fox & Friends' Ainsley Earhardt ponders aloud if bombing Syria would possibly bury the Comey news cycle

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but missiles can conveniently distract from a story you don't want out there. That, at least, is the apparent thinking of Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt, who just happened to wonder aloud Friday if bombing Syria "would be a bigger story than [James] Comey's book that is released on Tuesday."

The Republican National Committee has been fighting to discredit "Lyin' Comey" ahead of the release of A Higher Loyalty, the former FBI director's account of his brief stint in the Trump administration. It's like the old saying goes: If you can't beat 'em ... bury them under a bigger story. Watch below. Jeva Lange