The federal government "is broken," it has been said. Why? Because incompetence is rewarded too often while misconduct goes unpunished. It has happened again, this time regarding mistakes that may well have cost lives. For many months the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives operated a program code-named "Fast and Furious." Its intent was to learn more about how U.S. firearms are sent to Mexico, where drug cartels put them to murderous use.
Read Original at: The Minot Daily News (N.D.)