As Twitchy told you, yesterday, AG Jeff Sessions came under fire for saying that “the office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.” The language mob decried those remarks as racist and irrefutable evidence of Sessions’ white supremacist beliefs.

Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz was one of brave souls who spoke out against Sessions:

And Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe couldn’t’ve been prouder:

The thing is, last July, Tribe didn’t seem to have such an issue with “Anglo-American”:

Oh dear. That’s awkward!

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