By Denise Tessier As happens sometimes, Arthur Alpert and I were inspired by the same topic this week – in this case, the botched gun-trafficking operation known as “Operation Fast and Furious.” While Alpert’s column is quite different from what I had in mind, I considered moving on to something else until a bit of [...]
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July 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized
July 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Fact Check, journalism
By Arthur Alpert The now infamous “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scheme certainly seems at best bone-headed, at worst criminal. Think about it. The Justice Department approved supplying some 2,000 weapons to Mexican drug cartels, hoping to follow them to higher-ups of the Sinaloa cartel. But managers of the sting lost track of the firearms. And [...]