you said no. When the civil rights of Americans were trampled on by members of the Black Panthers at the voting place, you let the offenders get away. detainees, including Jose Padilla’s alleged accomplice and another detainee who reportedly killed an American diplomat.” sponsorship of official leave time for employees to attend a speech by highly partisan, self-described “veteran Democratic political strategist” Donna Brazile. Or his highly politicized refusal to release memos showing the positive results of terrorist interrogations after releasing the descriptions of those interrogations.
Perhaps most outrageous of all, and directly contrary to earlier administration assurances, Mr. Holder reportedly has ordered that high-value detainees captured and held in Afghanistan be provided Miranda rights. In his opening remarks at the June 17 hearing, he announced that his department’s “number one priority” is “to close Guantanamo.”
This is the man who oversees the whole system of domestic law enforcement, and his first priority is to close a military detention facility in Cuba. Clearly, Mr. Holder’s priorities are out of whack.