FAST FIVE: The Rush Of Judgment: How Recent Stories On Barr Left The Relevant Facts And Law Behind
Piling on Barr has never been more popular today, but the basis for this criticism has never been weaker.
The media exploded and various people called for Barr's immediate impeachment. In the meantime, serious journalists like Pete Williams at NBC were confirming sources as saying that the move had nothing to do with the investigations.
Indeed, there has been no allegation that Barr has hampered those investigations since becoming Attorney General and he told attorneys to report any such interference to the Inspector General.
THE COHEN CASE Finally, the attacks on Barr returned to the case of Michael Cohen.
The Daily Beast refers to Cohen as a close confidant of Trump without any mention that, by the time Barr had raised questions about the case, the president despised Cohen and celebrated his conviction.