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Posted on 03/31/2014 8:29:22 PM PDT by Nachum
A former U.S. attorney should be celebrated, not sanctioned the editorial board of The Arizona Republic recommended Saturday. Exactly why the State Bar of Arizona pursued sanctions [a reprimand and a bill for nominal costs] against Dennis K. Burke for his involvement in the 'Fast and Furious' gun-running scandal is a mystery -- making it a perfectly appropriate conclusion to this enigmatic, murky federal mess."
Except its not a conclusion, crocodile tear hand-wringing and excuse-making by columnist Ed Montini and editorial writer Doug MacEachern characterizing the criminal government "gunwalking" operation as a slow, painful progression notwithstanding. And the reason for the "mystery," the lack of progress and the absence of any real conclusion lies squarely with the Justice Department, and with political and media allies giving cover to its stonewalling and plausibility to its mid-level scapegoating.
Neither Montini nor MacEachern were on board with this story back when The Republic was first groping around trying to decide if it was in the papers interests to pursue leads from mere bloggers trying to get bigger fish to notice. This correspondent passed along a request from a reporter for The Republic to speak with whistleblowers back on January 4, 2011, when that solicitation was received based on exclusive early reporting in this column and at the Sipsey Street Irregulars blog:
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The Arizona Republic, what used to be a good paper until it made a hard left. I stopped paying for that garbage years ago. Almost all the writers are rabid pro-illegal-immigrant. They will drive it to the ground the same way their Leader, Barack is driving this Country to the ground.
It is rumored that former Nappy aid, Burke, got physically ill when he testified in a hearing on Capital Hill about this Travesty. Too bad that was a closed session.
They're not "legitimate media" they're RATagandists!