Issa's Call for Special Prosecutor: Does It Have Merit?

By Marc Ambinder

Well, it depends on how you define merit. I looked at this issue a while ago, and here is what I concluded.


In essence, if this White House ascribes to a higher ethical standard, then it might want to agree to some investigation even if it believes there is no legal merit.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2010/05/issas-call-for-special-prosecutor-does-it-have-merit/57094/