Eric Holder is a survivor. The United States attorney general's record during President Obama's first term was more than a bit spotty: Holder angered the left when he defended Obama's use of drones to kill suspected terrorists without court proceedings and when he said he couldn't prosecute the banks that gambled away Americans' wealth (and then received more of their money via a taxpayer bailout).
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Meanwhile, the right called for his head for his role in the "Fast and the Furious" "gun-walking" scandal that put assault weapons in the hands of Mexican drug cartel gangsters.
There was talk that a second-term Obama would find a new man to be AG -- yet Holder has held on. And he will visit the University of California Berkeley tomorrow -- or, in other words, he'll visit the epicenter of the other constituency he's infuriated: medical marijuana users.More »