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Holder, the 'Activist Attorney General'

Aug. 4, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder proudly declared himself an activist during an interview with reporter Juan Williams, saying,“If you want to call me an activist attorney general, I will proudly accept that label. Any attorney general who is not an activist is not doing his or her job. The responsibility of the attorney general is to change things [and] bring us closer to the ideals expressed in our founding documents." The AG’s job is not to "change things” (or in Holder’s case, bluntly ignore laws) that don’t comport with personal sentiments; it’s to uphold Rule of Law. And herein lies the issue: Holder & Co. believe in the leftist ideology of a “living constitution.” So the very man who for all intents and purposes circumvents the Constitution thinks that changing the rules as he sees fit is moving America “closer to the ideals expressed in our founding documents.” This fallacy – the rule of men – is the very thing the Founders warned against. More…

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