Somebody's got to take a hit, and it sure isn't going to be Barky or his racist buddy, Eric Holder. What gun-running operation?
Washington D.C. – According to credible ATF sources, officials heavily involved in Operation Fast and Furious and named as partially responsible for the program’s failure by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and the House Oversight Committee have been stripped of their government security clearances while some have been fired, demoted, and transferred. Criminal charges are also reportedly pending.
Former ATF Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Field Division Bill Newell, former ATF Special Agent in Charge of Operations in the West Bill McMahon and former Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Phoenix Field Division George Gillett have been fired while former Assistant Special Agent in Charge Jim Needles and Field Supervisor David Voth have been demoted. Hope McAllister, the lead case agent for Fast and Furious, has been put on leave and transferred out of Phoenix according to reports. McMahon and ATF came under heavy fire just a few months ago after it was revealed McMahon had been receiving ATF paid leave while pulling a six figure salary from J.P. Morgan, the same bank that owns the bureau’s credit cards.
The establishment Republicans, having filed suit against Holder, are reportedly "in negotiations" with DoJ in an effort to arrive at a settlement that should conveniently sweep most of the mess under the rug. It's really about time to sweep establishment Republicans out from under the rug, and out the door. These guys are no different from Democrats.
I've long been opposed to the concept of term limits, as that should be why we have elections. However, establishment lifers have such a lock on their offices that it's become abundantly clear: aside from some well-placed C-4, the only option is to require them to leave after a couple of terms.
These clowns are going to let Eric and Barky skate, they're not serious about cutting spending - they love pork as much as their counterparts do - and given the "efforts" on Operation Fast and Furious, it's a safe bet that they aren't going to do a damned thing about the Benghazi murders.
They need to go, and the sooner the better.