"The upside down U.S. flag is an official signal of distress. It is not meant to be, and is not officially recognized as any type of disrespect when so displayed for the right reasons."
"We continue to believe that it would be best for the integrity of the
Justice Department and for our democracy for Attorney General Barr to
step aside. In the meantime, we call on Congress to hold the Attorney
In the midst of the greatest public health crisis
our nation has faced in over a century, we would all prefer it if
Congress could focus on the health and prosperity of Americans, not
threats to the health of our democracy.
Yet Attorney General Barr has
left Congress with no choice."
DOJ Alumni Statement on Flynn Case.
"Barr has won. Trump has won. And the post-Watergate reforms that were
intended to stop Presidents, Attorneys General, and spy chiefs from
using law-enforcement and intelligence agencies for political purposes
have been obliterated." David Rohde, New Yorker.
"In a world of complex and continuing problems,
in a world full of frustrations and irritations, America's leadership
must be guided by the lights of learning and reason - or else those who
confuse rhetoric with reality and the plausible with the possible will
gain the popular ascendancy with their seemingly swift and simple
solutions to every world problem." JFK. Remarks prepared for delivery at the Trade Mart in Dallas. November 22, 1963.