NY Times-Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey rejected the idea of bringing criminal charges against former Justice Department employees who improperly used political litmus tests in hiring decisions. “Where there is enough evidence to charge someone with a crime, we vigorously prosecute,” he said.
“But not every wrong, or even every violation of the law, is a crime.”
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
The Bush Administration Respect for Law Summed Up By AG Mukasey
Remember this statement when you talk about the Bush administration from here on in.
A violation of the law in not a crime? Ooops, it’s down the rabbit hole again.
Posted by John Peterson, Democurmudgeon at 8/13/2008 05:07:00 PM