In response to reports that AG Merrick Garland is backing former AG Bill Barr and will allow the DOJ to defend former President Trump in a defamation lawsuit brought by E. Jean Carroll, Rachel Maddow called Garland a d called for the DOJ to be “cleaned up”:

So, NOW there’s a Deep State?

On the other hand, she really has absolutely no idea what she’s talking about. From actual lawyer Mark Zaid: “I understand facts of this case upset ppl, as they should, but precedent is very clear that DOJ decision is consistent w/prior practice”:

We’d put Maddow in this “Twitter lawyers” category:

And, keep in mind, Zaid is quite clear on what he thinks about former President Trump:

Well, Rachel Maddow does: