A scathing report issued Tuesday by the Justice Department's Inspector General confirmed what has been an open secret. The Bush Administration has wrongfully and illegally politicized the Justice Department on a systematic basis through hiring practices that improperly took political or ideological factors into account.
Scalia's opinion in the ruling overturning D.C.'s gun ban shows the flaws of his trademark judicial thinking. Especially since he marshaled nearly the reverse logic in his dissent to the Guantanamo detainee case.
Last week's report by the Justice Department's Inspector General reveals that working in the Bush administration really does mean never having to say you're sorry--or, indeed, anything else you don't want to for that matter.