Thursday, August 23, 2007

US Attorney Scandal Gets Dirty (APRIL 2007-SALON)

In APRIL 2007, Reporter Mark Follman from SALON.COM wrote this investigative story that looks at the relationship between attorney firings, the DOJ and pornography.
Although the prosecution of adult obscenity has long been a fixation for right-wing Republicans, since the Reagan era it has never been more than a negligible fraction of the Justice Department's work. Yet, the alleged failure of two U.S. attorneys to go after porn prosecutions became part of a dubious set of "performance-related" reasons given by top officials for the recent firings.

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