pressure from the outside to rush to judgement. He is well staffed. He doesn’t under
react, and he doesn’t over react.
He is not there to defend or prosecute
anyone. He is there to tell the truth. And no
one on this planet can stop Michael from telling the truth. Fast and Furious was the talk of
the town, and then it wasn’t. What happened?
Michael investigated it, released all the facts
based on solid evidence, and made recom-
mendations. The truth took all the politics out
of the room that day. That is what compliance
and ethics programs and officers do, they stop
all the wailing and gnashing of teeth…with
1. Pete Yost: “IG on ‘Fast and Furious”: Holder didn’t know,
should have” The Seattle Times, September 21, 2012. Available at
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