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Thu Dec 12, 2019, 02:05 PM

The Perverse Servility of Bill Barr

Donald Trump famously said that he could shoot somebody in the middle of Fifth Avenue and not ďlose any voters.Ē I donít know about that. But Iím confident that he wouldnít lose Bill Barr.

Execution privilege, Barr would probably call it. Heíd release a statement or hold a news conference to say that Trump had a spastic trigger finger or was triggered by Adam Schiff or was set up by those dastardly Ukrainians, who are never up to any good. Such is the magnitude of Barrís servility, the doggedness of his deference. Heís the presidentís moral launderer. Trump does evil, and Barr washes him clean.

As attorney general, heís supposed to be the nationís lawyer. But he has bought into the autocratic delusion that Trump equals America, that national interest and presidential prerogative are inextricably intertwined. So heís Trumpís advocate, come hell or high crimes, as surely as Pat Cipollone or Rudy Giuliani is.

On Monday, showing fresh contempt for the people who work under him in the Justice Department, Barr renounced a determination by the departmentís inspector general that the F.B.I.ís investigation into the Trump campaignís ties to Russia was legitimate and that anti-Trump bias was not its animating force. He did this instantly.


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Thomas Hurt Dec 12 #1

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Thu Dec 12, 2019, 02:36 PM

1. I don't think conservatives mind being someone's b*tch as long as they have some themselves.

Conservatives seem to favor the social structure of a baboon troop.

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