Justice Department prosecutors in the previous administration were perfectly willing to go after white Philadelphia politicians. Can the same be said of Eric Holder when black Democrats are caught on tape?

(L to R) Rep. Michelle Brownlee, Rep. Louise Bishop, Rep. Ronald G. Waters

(L to R) Rep. Michelle Brownlee, Rep. Louise Bishop, Rep. Ronald G. Waters

Federal criminal laws certainly seem to apply in the behavior of Philadelphia. Nothing is preventing U.S. Attorney Zane Memeger from pursuing those who accepted bribes, correct? Nobody seems to have bothered to ask the question.

Zane David Memeger

Zane David Memeger

The revealation also says a great deal about opponents of voter ID, and raises the question of how much corrupt cash flowed elsewhere to oppose election integrity laws.

Did the same sort of sugar sweeten the opposition to voter ID in Texas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Mississippi?