Obama administration will invoke Bush in Fast and Furious defense

Now that Obama has invoked executive privilege in order to protect Eric Holder and apparently the White House relative to the "Fast and Furious" gun-walking debacle, the sycophants in the media and the Democratic Party will have to find a new narrative.  In keeping with the administration's normal exercise in buck-passing and obfuscation expect to hear constant references and blame attached to the usual suspect: George W. Bush.  In fact there was a program dubbed "Operation Wide Receiver" during the Bush administration to trace those who were smuggling arms into Mexico; but the differences between the two programs was a matter of night and day. In 2009, the first year of the Obama presidency, the US government instructed gun sellers, primarily in Arizona, to illegally sell arms to suspected criminals and potential smugglers.  Agents working for the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) when then ordered not to stop the sales or detain the buyers but to allow the...(Read Full Post)