In an interview Thursday with ABC News, Attorney General William Barr ostensibly criticized his boss, Agent Orange, saying that his tweets make it “impossible for me to do my job.”
Here’ the full quote:
“To have public statements and tweets made about the department, about people in the department, our men and women here, about cases pending in the department and about judges before whom we have cases, make it impossible for me to do my job.”
Let’s be clear here. Barr is only too happy to whack the people Trump wants him to whack, only too happy to subvert the rule of law and justice, only too happy to interfere in matters where years ago he would praise the DOJ for being impermeable to politicization or meddling from above. In short, now that the justice current is flowing in the other direction, he’s only too happy to strap on an outboard and quit rowing.
He’s a hypocrite. He’s also a liar. And what he’s really doing here, is, well, let’s let Robert DeNiro explain…