At Frontpagemag by Daniel Greenfield --
Every agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation takes an oath to
“support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all
enemies, foreign and domestic” and to “bear true faith and allegiance to
the same.” And he swears to “faithfully discharge the duties of the
It is much the same oath taken by members of
Congress, by military officers and government employees. It is an oath
that goes back to Washington and Lincoln. Its origins lie in the
And FBI Director James Comey violated it.
The oath is not to any president or government, but to the impartial
law of the Constitution. It says that no one is above the law. James
Comey twice stated implicitly that one politician is above the law.
Twice now, Comey faced a choice between his own rank and file agents
who dutifully followed their oaths and faithfully discharged the duties
of their office by investigating criminal conduct at the highest level
and his political superiors who sought to protect the criminal conduct
from coming to light.