Thursday, June 7, 2018

Prosecutorial Fanatics

Messrs. Comey, Fitzgerald, and Mueller aren’t in the business of seeking truth and justice.
James Black June 7, 2018
President Trump would be right to pardon Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich. They were both railroaded by overzealous prosecutors, James Comey and Patrick Fitzgerald, who along with Robert Mueller personify the prosecutorial fanaticism that cares more about high profile convictions than serving justice. The preeminent American jurist, Robert H. Jackson, once said, “While the prosecutor at his best is one of the most beneficent forces in our society, when he acts from malice or other base motives, he is one of the worst.”

Comey, Fitzgerald, and Mueller exemplify the latter.................. Shuffling around the upper ranks of “an unaccountable fourth branch of government” for decades, they rose to power by manipulating the dispensation of blind justice into an exercise of self-serving realpolitik. They are not even cynics. They are merely such prodigious consumers of their own bathwater that they believe the lies ...... The double standards these three prosecutors epitomize are the product of pathological opportunism and professional expedience, or as Robert H. Jackson would put it, “base motives.”...........To Read More...

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