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“Fast and Furious” – Don’t Blame Holder, Blame Congress and the President

Samwise24 Wrote: Sep 26, 2012 9:51 AM
"Holder deserves credit for taking these steps, though he is unlikely to receive many kudos during a hotly contested national campaign." Mr. Barr, are you for real??? If Holder did not know about what was going on, then please tell me why Obama invoked executive privilege! Holder and that DOJ (and Obama) stonewalled and obfuscated the investigation every step of the way, and you actually believe that Holder deserves credit and kudos?! He and Obama are getting away with murder! We still don't (and may never) know the full truth of what happened in F & F. Good lord, man. Get a clue!!

The federal law enforcement operation known as “Fast and Furious” was a debacle that almost assuredly cost the life of at least one American Border Patrol agent. Yet, unlike the standoff and assault nearly two decades ago on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas – a tragedy of epic proportions that claimed the lives of some six dozen civilians along with those of four federal agents – the officials responsible for conducting Fast and Furious actually are being held accountable.

Importantly, however, the systemic problems infecting the one agency deeply involved in both debacles – the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco...