Cry Havoc (Racism) and Let Slip the Dogs of War

When seven Democratic senators voted with all of the Republicans to reject Debo Adegbile’s nomination to serve as head of the Justice Department’s civil rights division, Harry Reid cried racism. Adegbile had been rejected, the majority leader explained, because “he stood for civil rights,” and “Republicans have done everything they can, for a number of years now, to stop people from voting … “

March 7, 2014 2:14 pm

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