"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr
"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject.” You’ll want to read every word of ’s unsparing evaluation of Bill Barr
Ben Wittes from is centrist and unflinching: Bill Barr's Performance Was Catastrophic. “Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject.”
Read 's carefully argued and completely devastating indictment of Barr
Thoughts on Bill Barr
"It is possible to mislead without lying. One can be dishonest before Congress without perjury. And one can convey sweeping untruths without substantial factual misstatement. This is what Barr has been doing since that first letter."
“As I read them, Barr’s public statements on the report reflect at least 7 different layers of substantive misrepresentation, layers which build on 1 another into a dramatic rewriting of the president’s conduct & of Mueller’s findings about the president”
“It is a kind of trope of political opposition in every administration that the attorney general—whoever he or she is—is politicizing the Justice Department and acting as a defense lawyer for the president. In this case it is true.”
"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr
Lawfare’s ⁦⁩ on mystery of Barr’s handling of Mueller report: “only thing scarier than an AG knowingly/cynically delivering the misinformation Barr’s been dishing is one who would do so because he’s all in on a collective delusion“
With his characteristic clarity and elegance, skewers AG Barr’s catastrophic performance with respect to the most important DOJ mission of the past half-century. Barr will be impeached by the highest court of all: the court of history.
"It is possible to mislead without lying. One can be dishonest before Congress w/o perjury. And one can convey sweeping untruths without substantial factual misstatement. This is what Barr has been doing since that first letter." ⁦
Bill Barr's Performance Was Catastrophic - The Atlantic
"Barr’s public statements on the report reflect at least seven different layers of substantive misrepresentation." --
“I haven’t found a sentence he has written or said that cannot be defended as truthful on its own terms, if only in some literal sense. But it is possible to mislead without lying.”
Wittes: “I was willing to give Bill Barr a chance. Consider me burned.”
"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr
. ventures inside the cooler where they store the frozen brains of Trump defenders
“It is a kind of trope of political opposition in every administration that the attorney general—whoever he or she is—is politicizing the Justice Department and acting as a defense lawyer for the president. In this case it is true.”
This, by , is crucial. Even after Mueller explained how "collusion" has no legal bearing and no relevance to his investigation, we still see people using it with respect to this report. That the Attorney General does is a scandal.
"I was willing to give Bill Barr a chance. Consider me burned."
This is phenomenal. If you want to understand everything Barr is doing to mislead the public, read here
"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." From , not a man given to hyperbole
A must-read from the conservative Benjamin Wittes. “Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject.”
"Selective quotation is actually only one of the means by which Barr is misstating Mueller’s findings..." on the performance of Bill Barr
The Catastrophic Performance of Bill Barr
The Catastrophic Performance of Bill Barr
"Not in my memory has a sitting attorney general more diminished the credibility of his department on any subject." on the performance of Bill Barr