Item: Earlier this week, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, our nation's top law enforcement official, announced a plan to increase the scope of civil asset forfeiture by law enforcement, rolling back the restrictions on this practice put into place during the Obama administration.
Item: This Thursday, the current occupant of the Oval Office gave an interview to the New York Times in which he expressed regret for appointing the aforementioned JeffBo, despite his having been one of said occupant's early adopters. He gave as the reason JeffBo's recusal from the investigation into the administration's ties with Russia.
Now, why am I seeing these two items as related?
( The dots, let me connect them. )
(Title of post is from the Mountain Goats' "Up the Wolves.")