How do we respond to the news from the Boston Globe? Just read the chapter on Civil Rights in Dime’s Worth of Difference. It’s all there.
Civil rights hiring shifted in Bush era
Conservative leanings stressed
By Charlie Savage, Globe Staff | July 23, 2006
WASHINGTON — The Bush administration is quietly remaking the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, filling the permanent ranks with lawyers who have strong conservative credentials but little experience in civil rights, according to job application materials obtained by the Globe. Like we say, nothing more to add.