Yeah, but there are state and local police and attorneys to handle things too. I think we depend too much on the national government.
Experience or not, if you're qualified, you're qualified. So he picks people with no experience in the particular field -- most of the top Bush lawyers I've heard about in the news and met in person have been immensely qualified (conservative) individuals. They can get the job done.
Quote from: chief justice lacoste on July 25, 2006, 08:26:09 AMExperience or not, if you're qualified, you're qualified. So he picks people with no experience in the particular field -- most of the top Bush lawyers I've heard about in the news and met in person have been immensely qualified (conservative) individuals. They can get the job done.What makes you qualified? Are you telling me that all of a sudden, he can't find any "qualified" people with experience? How come that wasn't the case before? How come these attorneys though not qualified, all hold very right-wing opinions?
i posted this yesterday. usually people have been posting articles on the main board. I've continued to do that, even though most of the time someone posts the same article in a separate thread the next day. just like this one.in the past it wasn't the president's prerogative. as a matter of fact, civil service posts used to be insulated from the president b/c of the worry that he would try to grab power. All of this presidential oversight is new. I don't think hiring someone without experience in Anti-trust makes sense for the DOJ anti-trust division. Similarly, if you don't have any civil rights experience, you shouldn't be hired for the civil rights division. He has probably put up some conservative civil rights attys and thats all well and good--but people who are partners in private firms don't have the relevant experience and what he's trying to do is stop complaints from being filed. I personally can't understand a black person who doesn't think that civil rights attys are important. perhaps segregated schools in north carolina should be re-instated.