December 12, 2007

h/t Heather

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Dan Abrams continues his series on how the Bush administration (in particular, Dick Cheney and Karl Rove) has wreaked havoc on the Department of Justice with a look today at how corrupted and nastily partisan prosecutions have become, with the DoJ going after more than five times the number of Democrats as Republicans and using party and Bush loyalty as the overriding criteria for hiring attorneys.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse:

The Bush administration forgot that the sign outside says "United States Department of Justice" not "Bush Administration Department of Justice". And the cost to us has been as a country and the cost to the department in particular has been terribly high.

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