Jonathan Turley is shrill:
While former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been able to escape investigation and prosecution for his role in the torture program, no law firms or ranking law schools wanted to touch him as he sought gainful employment. Gonzales has been struggling to find someone who wants to be represented or taught by an individual ridiculed for politicizing the Justice Department and bringing in hacks who were accused of a variety of criminal and ethical violations. Well, he finally found one school. Belmont University has created an unaccredited law school in Tennessee. Its new Doyle Rogers Distinguished Chair of Law is no one else than Alberto Gonzales.
Presumably, the “Distinguished” refers to the chair rather than the holder.
Belmont College of Law Founding Dean Jeff Kinsler insisted that Gonzales has what it takes to be “an outstanding professor.” So long as he does not waterboard the students.
What is truly scary is is Gonzales’ pledge to help “develop tomorrow’s leaders in the bar, the Nashville community and beyond.” The idea of Gonzales shaping lawyers is enough to force one into a fetal position.
Right about now, I’m thinking the biggest mistake of the Obama administration (above and beyond outfitting the admin with Goldman Sachs boys) was not prosecuting the malfeasance of the previous administration. I understand why they didn’t, but given where we are today, I sure wish they had driven a stake through the monster while they had a chance.