ROBERT FARAGO: ATF Death Watch 100: Feds Fed Fast and Furious Firearms to the Sinaloans. ?We don
By Glenn Reynolds
ROBERT FARAGO: ATF Death Watch 100: Feds Fed Fast and Furious Firearms to the Sinaloans. “We don?t know the exact motivations for Operations Fast and Furious and Castaway; they must be multiple given the alphabet soup of federal agencies involved (by the ATF?s own admission). Nor are we clear as to why the U.S. Attorney?s Office let a machine gun modifier and bomb-maker (caught red-handed) walk from custody back into Mexico. But one thing we do know: the guns that the ATF let slip from surveillance ended-up in the hands of the Sinaloa drug cartel.”
Fast, Furious, and Loose with the Facts In May, Attorney General Eric Holder said in congressional testimony that he'd first heard of Fast and Furious — the operation of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives in which agents deliberately allowed gun traffickers in Arizona to purchase weapons for Mexican drug cartels — 'over the last few weeks...