Yates’ Testimony Telling, Timely and Troublesome

06 AUG 20 (FORTY-THIRD article in a series) Institutional preservation is unavoidable and err not when contemplating its gravity in matters akin to what we have all endured in the volatile, vitriolic and vicious geopolitical landscape of the past four years. Err not in considering whether it is an exceptionally clear prerogative for Attorney General William Barr, his Department of Justice and all of the acronymically lettered agencies beneath it, like the highly contentious and compromised Federal Bureau of Investigation. Err not in knowing that it always has and always will bear down to some degree. Understand that that’s the rub – it’s the institutions relative to the rule of law that afford us what we call a nation; or better yet, a constitutional republic; ergo the troublesome but critical directive of their preservation, which cuts like a double-edged sword.

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