Finally (so far), we have the seizure of the phone records of the Associated Press and Fox News’ James Rosen and his family by the Justice Department. Of course, Attorney General Eric Holder, under oath, knew nothing about this.
If you can’t trust the attorney general of the United States, who can you trust? To our amazement, he had signed off on the secret subpoena authorizing the seizure of Rosen’s and his family’s phone records! How could this be? I guess, he must have forgotten.
Meanwhile, President Obama is nowhere to be found. Surprised?
Old Hardy is not around to see any of this and maybe that’s just as well, but there was a time when a man’s word meant something and pride was taken in being honest. We expected that from Hardy, and he never let us down. Shouldn’t we demand it from those who lead
CHUCK PINKEY is a retired area businessman. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board, but the author thinks they ought to.