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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Current and former Justice officials describe an attorney general who doesn't readily take advice and is prone to right wing conspiracies that he reads in fringe conservative sites on the Internet. In some ways, he's perfect for the Trump era.

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Democrats have long accused Barr of taking instructions from Trump. But Barr's allies described a reverse dynamic" Barr was one of the adults in the administration, one of the few people who could deftly manage the mercurial president, they said.

#1 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-22 04:06 PM | Reply

So the deep-state is uneasy?

#2 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2020-02-22 04:20 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Democrats have long accused Barr of taking instructions from Trump

So .. the Obama WhiteHouse directed Holder to delay announcements for political expediency.

Hell the whole BP oil spill was coordination between good friends Holder and Obama.

#3 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2020-02-22 04:24 PM | Reply

"So the deep-state is uneasy?"

Not according to deep state relic Ed Meese:

In an interview, former attorney general Ed Meese said that maintaining confidence among the rank and file is paramount for a DOJ chief but doubted that Barr's standing internally was in peril.

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-22 04:29 PM | Reply

#3 You forgot to keep reading. Apparently Barr is a Trump whisperer:

But Barr's allies described a reverse dynamic--Barr was one of the adults in the administration, one of the few people who could deftly manage the mercurial president, they said.

#5 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2020-02-22 04:31 PM | Reply

So the deep-state is uneasy?

#2 | POSTED BY ANDREAMACKRIS

Trump is loading our national security agencies with unqualified sycophants and morons.

Anybody with a brain is uneasy.

#6 | Posted by jpw at 2020-02-22 09:13 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

The professional at DOJ are like well paid professionals everywhere. They have families. Mortgages. Kids in college. Etc. For most of the, their ethics take a back seat to keeping their job. It is their identity. It is their financial life raft. It is their social status.

#7 | Posted by moder8 at 2020-02-23 04:36 PM | Reply

Hell the whole BP oil spill was coordination between good friends Holder and Obama.

#3 | POSTED BY ANDREAMACKRIS

Yesterday: Obama was an enemy of oil and our country.
Today: Obama was too friendly with oil and an enemy of our country.
Tomorrow: Obama was an enemy of oil and our country.

#8 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-02-24 11:01 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Trump is loading our national security agencies with unqualified sycophants and morons.
Anybody with a brain is uneasy.

#6 | POSTED BY JPW AT 2020-02-22 09:13 PM | FLAG: | NEWSWORTHY 1

So you are no uneasy.

#9 | Posted by fishpaw at 2020-02-24 12:35 PM | Reply

The fact that the left is going hard after Barr means he is exposing them. Durham report is the big one.

#10 | Posted by fishpaw at 2020-02-24 12:41 PM | Reply

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