(Washington Times) -- For six years, Eric Holder Jr. has built a legacy that delights liberals and appalls conservatives, especially those who revere the Constitution.
Right out of the box, during Black History Month in 2009, Mr. Holder accused his countrymen of being “a nation of cowards” on racial matters. He followed that up by dropping charges against nightstick-wielding New Black Panther Party members who had been caught on video intimidating voters at a Philadelphia polling place in 2008.
Since then, he has operated the Justice Department as a blunt political instrument to reward Mr. Obama’s friends and punish his opponents, running roughshod over the rule of law.
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On Sept. 25, Mr. Holder announced that he would resign as soon as President Obama appoints a successor. These are big shoes to fill. To help understand what the job might entail, here’s a handy classified ad: