The Barack Obama administration seems to be following in the footsteps of the George W. Bush administration.
At least as far as tying up the resources used to prosecute political crime goes in Illinois.
Rumor had it that our U.S. Attorney’s office also got terrorist duty under Bush, not to mention the request to evaluate a treaty concerning Antarctica.
If true, neither would seem to have much to do with Chicago.
Now, right out in the open, Obama’s people have told Fitzgerald to prosecute Qatar native Ali al-Marri, according to Associated Press.
The “alleged al-Qaida sleeper agent” will be mored from a Navy brig in South Carolina to Illinois.
I wonder if Obama’s Justice Department is sending lawyers, too.