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Un-corrupting the Department of Justice

Monday, November 21, 2016 14:03
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Bookworm writes,

Government corruption. It was easy for Obama to corrupt the Department of Justice. He simply put in place people who had no respect for the rule of law and, instead, ran things purely through a political filter.

Sadly, un-corrupting the DOJ (not to mention other government agencies that became equally corrupted) will be a more difficult task. It’s not just a matter of cleaning out the bad employees and replacing them with good ones. The corrupt employees created vested interests, and those who benefitted from the corruption will fight tooth and nail to protect those interests — and they’ll do so, moreover, by accusing the new broom of itself being politicized.

…even the act of returning to the rule of law is a political one that the Left will viciously challenge.

…In an unhealthy society, though, one ends up with a situation such as that which Obama created, which is that the minority dictates to the majority. That is a direct blow to American democracy, because it makes our votes and other civic choices meaningless. The minority should be zealous in defending its rights, and decent people must ensure a minority’s protection, but it’s Looking Glass Land when the minority takes over.

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