Unfit: Bully Billy Barr

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After Mueller, Flynn, Stone, teargas and countless brazen crimes against the rule of law, it seems corrupt goon, rabid ideologue and alleged Attorney General William Barr may have finally gone a bridge too far when he fired Manhattan U.S Attorney Geoffrey Berman for doing his job. This week, even as DOJ prosecutors offer stunning testimony before Congress that Barr pressured them to give Trump bestie Roger Stone "a break" - and though Barr reluctantly agreed to testify before Congress after the House threatened to cut his budget if he didn't - multiple voices have joined the loud calls for Barr to be censured, disbarred, impeached, investigated and otherwise held accountable for his dubious decision to "embrace obstruction of justice as a way of life." The growing pressure comes after Barr's abrupt and spectacularly flagrant removal of Berman for going after the crimes of his boss the Grifter-In-Chief, an act that confirms the widespread sense that Barr has gone full henchman as "Trump's own Dick Cheney."

On Tuesday, the New York Bar Association, which has already declared him "unfit to serve," called for a Congressional probe of the Berman firing, saying it fit Barr's pattern of nefarious misconduct and raised “enormous concerns,” which we hope is legalese for urging his evil ass be put in jail. The same day, over 80% of the faculty of his alma mater George Washington University Law School, along with multiple legal professionals, called for Barr to resign, for Congress to censure him, and for the DOJ's Inspector General to investigate him - thus endorsing all the earlier recommendations of 2,500 DOJ alumni. If the horrified consensus Barr is a lawless scumbucket wasn't enough, newly re-surfaced reports nail down the fact he's a "lifelong racist, bully and fascist" who as a teenager was already a scumbucket. In a piece for a small Florida paper, Jimmy Lohman, a defense attorney and Barr's former schoolmate at  Horace Mann School and then Columbia, describes "a sick and sadistic kid" and "classic bully" who opposed the NAACP, anti-war protesters and "long hairs" and, because Lohman wore peace and equality pins, "had a “vicious fixation on my little Jewish ‘commie’ ass.” His chilling summary of Barr then and now: "One of the truly evil figures of our day."

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