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November 18, 2011

Perry Rips Administration On... Fast & Furious

Finally? Finally.

He called Fast and Furious a “bureaucratic bungling” that had made guarding the border “substantially more dangerous.”

“Our own federal government provided more than 2,000 firearms to some of the most dangerous criminals in North of America, many of which are still unaccounted for,” Perry told the audience at the annual Federal Law Enforcement Foundation luncheon, held at a hotel in New York City.

“Federal law enforcement officials deserve an attorney general who displays the same courage and the sense of responsibility with which they serve,” he added. “And America deserves a president and a Congress willing to give law enforcement officials the support they need to truly secure our borders.”

People following the story closely probably won't be happy that he called it "bungling," as many people seem convinced that there was some kind of They Meant This To Happen plot. (But bear in mind the Prosecutor's Rule: It's not about what I believe, it's about what I can prove.)

But, still. It can't hurt to have a candidate pushing this, as well as the case against Eric "Pardon Me" Holder.

Thanks to Ben Domenech and his daily political intelligencer, The Transom.


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