Rod Rosenstein Overcome by Soros Swamp Gas

The most common question I am asked in interviews these days: "Why doesn't President Trump fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein?" But the better question is: "Why doesn't Rosenstein just quit?" It's clear that nobody responsible for picking him wants him around anymore. In case you missed it, even President Trump called him out as a hack.

What's clear is that Rod Rosenstein has been overcome by swamp gas. The deputy attorney general -- and more importantly, his top staff (we'll get to that in a moment) -- seems to have forgotten why he has his job.  He has it because the American people wanted the swamp drained of Justice Department institutionalists.

In case you forgot, Rod Rosenstein had what it took to remain as United States attorney in Maryland during the Eric Holder regime of radicalism. Does that explain why he won't crack down on all the leaks in Robert Mueller's shop?

Ronald Reagan understood that personnel is policy. And the personnel that Rod Rosenstein has chosen reveal a great deal about Rosenstein's priorities, and they aren't the priorities that got Rosenstein his job.

Earlier this year, liberal BuzzFeed posted a glowing report on the lawyers Rosenstein brought with him to serve as his top staff -- swamp creatures all. It explains a lot about the swampy reaction to Mueller's misconduct:

The Justice Department announced last week that Robert Hur, who worked in the Maryland US attorney’s office from 2007 to 2014, would be serving as the principal associate deputy attorney general. James Crowell IV, who led the criminal section in Maryland under Rosenstein, joined the deputy attorney general’s office in January, and is Rosenstein’s chief of staff.

Picks like these were never made during the Obama era. The chief job qualification then was how closely the candidate adhered to the radical legal agenda of Obama and Holder. These weren't viewed as apolitical slots. That's why the Left was thrilled with Rosenstein's choices, and why Trump supporters have taken note of what a disaster they are.