Fast and Furious: What a Tangled Web They Weave


Tuesday October 18 proved to be an important day in the slow march towards justice for the families of murdered federal agents Brian Terry and Jaimie Zapata.

First, the U.S Senate unanimously voted in favor of an amendment prohibiting funds from going to any future gun-walking type operations. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the amendment in direct response to the 2009 Fast and Furious debacle. The bipartisan consensus prompted Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) to join Cornyn in his demand for answers from Attorney General Eric Holder.

When I look at what happened in Operation Fast and Furious, I was fast to be furious about the bungled, botched occurrences that occurred. It was poorly planned, poorly executed, had flawed leadership, and it was definitely of questionable integrity and value.

The southwest border is America’s border. Anything that happens down at your border affects us. That’s the way we need to think about ourselves, we’re all Americans, we all need to look out for one another.

Second, ABC’S Jake Tapper became the latest mainstream media reporter to focus on what he called “a big scandal.” In a Nightline interview Tapper confronted President Obama on the controversy surrounding the “Justice Department, the ATF moving guns tied to crime scenes.” Obama once again denied any prior knowledge of Fast and Furious.

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