[Ed. – Nation of cowards…]
If confirmed, it looks as if Barack Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, will be carrying out Eric Holder’s politics of racial vengeance. Based on her family history, social justice statements and close ties to black activists, Lynch will deploy law enforcement resources based on race and political ideology, not on the rule of law.
As a young girl Lynch heard stories that her grandfather, a pastor, hid people in trouble and helped them flee to the north to escape punishments under the Jim Crow laws of the time.
I realized the power the law had over your life and how important it was that the people who wield that power look at each situation with a sense of fairness and evenhandedness.
Lynch’s father, Reverend Lorenzo Lynch, a Baptist minister, opened his church in the early 1960’s to students organizing lunch counter sit-ins at Woolworth in Greensboro, N.C. where she grew up. According to Lynch, her father carried her to those meetings, “riding on his shoulders.”
After graduating from Harvard Law, Lynch worked on Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign. In 1995 the Senate Whitewater Committee investigating fraudulent transactions in the failed real estate venture Clintons’ role subpoenaed Lynch along with several others.
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