Attorneys-General who have a past of seeking to undermine the Sixth Amendment right to counsel are no friends of civil liberties.
I had thought that the Marc Rich pardon was the biggest strike against Eric Holder. Turns out that something potentially even bigger is out there.
I want lots and lots and lots of Judiciary Committee hearing questions on these issues. The phrase “What were you thinking?” ought to be employed a great deal. And in the event that no reasonable answers are offered, the Senate should not even think twice about rejecting this nomination.