What is the FBI thinking? The obvious stonewalling going on over the Gun Runner scandal is terribly shortsighted of them. The proper response is to disinfect the whole thing with sunlight, purge the folks that came up with the boneheaded manuever, no matter how high it goes, and start to heal their severly injured credibility. This is asinine that obstruction occurred for more than a week or two. What are they thinking? More and more people are going to be suspicious and uncooperative.
Add this to the depravations of decades by the ATF (now a subsidiary of the DoJ, which controls the FBI).
Add this to the execution of a CCW guy outside a Costco by the local 5-0
Add this to the Canton Ohio patrolman threatening to promote himself to an angry, roidy, version of Judge Dredd (and Stallone was pretty roidy...)
Add this to the serial molesters at the TSA, not even kissing us first before having their way with us.
At the very least, the FBI should be concerned about their carefully cultivate PR going down the terlet. Why aren't the honest FBI types up in arms over this fiasco? If I were them I'd offer up a few scapegoats in the Bureau, including the AG, and then sell the majority of the ATF down the river just to preserve my rep. If I was an FBI cynic, at least.
How often can you say both a Frenchman and a German are right about something? - 2cents* emails to point out this delightful bit of *shadenfreude*: A war of words has broken out in Europe between Francois Hollande's socialist party in F...
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