Be very wary of any calls for “reform” in the realm of public policy, especially during the Obama era. Hence, immigration reform is anything but reform. The same applies for the mindless clamoring for “criminal justice reform” among the political class. The growing effort to push “criminal justice reform” will have nothing to do with legitimate “over-crim” issues and will only dismantle the ability of law enforcement to effectively fight the growing wave of crime. The broader effort will also play into Obama’s determination to nationalize law enforcement.
Much like immigration, we do need reforms in some criminal justice laws but of the opposite variety most of the political class is promoting.
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