In March, the Democrat-controlled Senate failed to confirm radical nominee Debo Adegbile, who was President Obama’s choice to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division. Adegbile having assisted in the representation of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing a police officer in 1981, caused enough Democrats to vote “no” to derail the confirmation. Harry Reid called opposition to Adegbile “unfair guilt by association.”
Today, Adegbile officially withdrew a nomination that was clearly going nowhere:
Adegbile will instead work for a private law firm:
We’ll now wait for Harry Reid to blame the Koch brothers for Adegbile’s nomination going down in flames.