Paranoia at Justice

Can a McCain voter be trusted?

By Tim Grieve

Published June 21, 2007 2:17PM (EDT)

In the Bush Justice Department, it apparently isn't enough to be a Republican; you've got to be the right kind of Republican. According to the Washington Post, Bradley Schlozman, who has admitted to boasting about stuffing the Civil Rights Division's voting section with conservatives and Republicans, once asked supervisors whether they could trust a Justice Department lawyer who'd voted for John McCain.

Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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