Chuck Todd grievously misquoted Bill Barr on Meet the Press

On Sunday's Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd included a very short clip of a statement Attorney General Bill Barr made during an interview with Catherine Herridge.  In its abbreviated form, the quotation made it sound as if Barr intended to use the Big Brother technique of controlling history by consigning to the waste bin anything countering the official narrative.  In reality, Barr said quite the opposite, standing up for justice and the rule of law. Here's the portion of the interview that Todd mangled: Herridge: When history looks back on this decision, how do you think it will be written? Barr: Well, history is written by the winner, so it largely depends on who's writing the history. But I think a fair history would say it was a good decision because it uphold the rule of law. It  helped, it upheld the standards of the Department of Justice, and it undid what was an injustice. That is a short and unambiguous...(Read Full Post)
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