Thursday, June 14, 2007
Tough on Crime for Other Criminals
The Washington Post reports today that GOPers actually think that in spite of the total culture of corruption in the Bush administration, they can magically run in '08 with a tough on crime theme.
Yes, in what can only be described as sheer audacity, Fredo and his sham Justice Department are decrying judicial discretion ALA U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton who cannot be trusted to hold criminals accountable.
Wah, ha, ha, ha, ha. This comes from the guy who is being investigated by his own department in Attorneygate and has about as much credibility as Britney Spears giving parental advice.
The Justice Department is offering the plan as an opening salvo in a larger debate about whether sentences for crack cocaine are unfairly harsh and racially discriminatory.
Republicans are seizing the administration's crackdown, packaged in legislation to combat violent crime, as a campaign issue for 2008.
In a speech June 1 to announce the bill, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales urged Congress to re-impose mandatory minimum prison sentences against federal convicts--and not let judges consider such penalties "merely a suggestion."
Well, link here for a list of the righteous Grand Ole Docket as compiled by TPM.
Shameless run-away prosecutors; what sheer balls to go after patriotic Republicans; you see, when Republicans break the law, they're not "really" breaking the law.