Monday, July 18, 2011
Uncle Academic writes: "The next-to-last paragraph reminds us of the kind of power J. Edgar Hoover exercised over key politicians in D.C. (and that the mob exercised over Hoover himself). We'll have to see whether Congress has the spine to look under the rocks here in the US. If the guy has to threaten more criminal activity in order to cut off the investigation into allegations of illegalities here, he may be boxed (i.e., those threatened may call his bluff, or consider him so compromised that untoward revelations will end up being discounted). "
Read it at The Nation.