Skip to comments.Breuer on 'gun-walking'An assistant AG's regrets
Posted on 11/01/2011 7:14:58 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Lanny Breuer, the Justice Departments assistant attorney general who runs the criminal division, tells The Wall Street Journal that he wishes he had acted to prevent the gun-walking tactics that are under scrutiny in the Fast and Furious operation:
The earlier operation that caused concern was known as Wide Receiver, which Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents in Arizona ran in 2006-2007. ...
Talking points alert.The article ever so coyly insinuates Wide Receiver; with no facts...Blame Bush alert.
Exactly. The Spin Machine is still trying to pin it on Bush.
The politico link doesn’t work.
Truly a visionary ethicist.
Please fix the articles broken link here is the link
As someone pointed out a few weeks ago even the wikipedia write up of Wide Receiver shows NO GUNS WERE WALKED nor anything illegal.This is WEAK of Holder and Obama to try to blame Bush.
politico doesn’t work either
LOL they don’t.
I missed this video.
UNKO, on this issue, a former President should take to the airways to disspell the inuendo the current matter happened also on his watch. Crumble this one and all the rest of the rhetoric spewed by the left falls into the same abyss.
Certainly is.....you just have to remember that the "ethics" are Marxist.
I believe Holder ‘testifies’ a week from today.Bet me he will use the words Wide Receiver and Issa will be prepared to nail him.Holder will say he was confused between Wide Receiver and fast and furious or plead the fifth.
The news is loaded up to defend Obama and Holder.The Compost especially...
The truth that will come out if they try to blame Bush...
Correct, but it does not prevent them from trying to pin blame on Bush. They are unwaivering in their stupidity.
The man is so obviously sincere! Why, he is even biting his lip in that photograph. Who could doubt him. This ‘witch hunt’ must now stop, before more ‘good people’ are harmed.
I know, we can just ask the cartels to return the weapons. They will. They want to be as sincere as Assistant DA Lanny is so obviously sincere.
No harm, no foul ... everybody goes home a winner.
“even the wikipedia write up of Wide Receiver shows NO GUNS WERE WALKED nor anything illegal.”
I’ve read so much about GR and F&F, that the facts are swirling around my head,,,,, But I did read that some guns made it across in Wide Receiver. During WR, we were working with the mezzicans to either stop the guns before they reached the Border, or to have the mezzicans grab ‘em. During one run, we called the mex, and told them the vehicle was crossing the Border. The mex did not respond for 20 minutes, and when they did, they said they “didn’t see the vehicle.” Boss over here exploded, and shut the op down within two days. Big difference.
Here is the kicker to me. "Somebody" went on to knowingly and deliberately use in Gunrunner, and repeatedly, the one single illegal aspect of Wide Receiver which caused the program to be canceled.
Apologies and "regret" doesn't cut it by a long shot!
They’re spin is all over the media so maybe it will be believed by the time Holder testifies again.It is pathetic.
We’re fortunate to be paying Lanny to help poor H0lder. Think how bad things would be without Lanny’s guidance.
Lanny and his staff should have reacted with alarm when he first heard about Gunrunner.
Ooops...silly me. Lanny and his staff didn't know anything about Gunrunner so how could Lanny and his staff have reacted to that. My bad.
Johnny Sutton was surely a Saint.
Appears they have read their Orwell!
I think bottom line Melson’s secret testimony indicts Obama and Holder but where is Melson? Oh that’s right he was shoved into a very nice corner office and replaced with a terrorists sympathizer
Who in their right mind doesn't say half-truths?
And half-truths are nothing but CYA lies.
And the parson made it his text that week, and he said likewise,
That a lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies,
That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright,
But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Wouldn't you just love to be able to read what is on that paper under Holder's left hand.
We have a sacrificial lamb for the Great Cover Up.
My thoughts as well but the blame Bush crap won’t work.Holder saying he was thinking about another operation under Bush when he was asked about fast and furious won’t work.
Holder is saying...don’t worry we have Cummings to leak to us what they will do next and deflect.
Yep, Holder has pulled one noose from around his neck and replaced it with another. The more culpability they place on the Bush era program the more responsibility Holder has to take for its continuance and its reemergence in a new and even more irresponsible program.
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