What to do about the politicization of the Attorney General's office

The chief law enforcement officer of the United States is the Attorney General.  He/she is charged with the investigations and prosecutions of Federal crimes. When there is corruption in the government, it is the Attorney General who is charged with ferreting out the corrupt and restoring integrity to the Federal government.  But what if the Attorney General selectively seeks out crimes to investigate?  What if the Attorney General turns a blind eye to those crimes and scandals that will discredit his political interests?  What if the Attorney General himself is corrupt? Our Founding Fathers crafted a form of government that was supposed to have power distributed across the three main branches of government.  They were wary of concentrating too much power in any single component of government.  The experience of living under an all powerful monarch certainly guided the Founding Fathers as they crafted the Constitution.  They installed checks...(Read Full Post)

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