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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 07:56 AM

It's too late to save yourself now, Bill Barr

For Bill Barr, it’s too little, too late.

In my news colleagues’ latest scoop, The Post’s Matt Zapotosky, Josh Dawsey and Carol Leonnig report that the attorney general declined to fulfill President Trump’s request that he publicly exonerate Trump’s “perfect” call with Ukraine’s president — following several actions recently in which “the Justice Department has sought some distance from the White House.”

Right. Like a barnacle seeks distance from a whale.

The distancing maneuver is plainly an attempt by those sympathetic to Barr to make him look a bit less like the president’s mob lawyer — done anonymously so that Trump wouldn’t rage at Barr but instead blame the “degenerate” Post, as he did Thursday. But Barr has sealed his fate. As Trump’s impeachment looms, Barr has degraded the office Elliot Richardson once dignified. Barr has turned the Justice Department into a shield for presidential misconduct and a sword wielded against political opponents.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/11/07/its-too-late-save-yourself-now-william-barr/

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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 08:07 AM

1. Barr has degraded the office Elliot Richardson once dignified

but here's hoping he occupies the cell John Mitchell once stinkified.

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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 10:57 AM

2. Barr will stinkify it worse!

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