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A Debate: Should the Justice Department Police the Police?

Blue lives matter. That is, in essence, what Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been saying since he took office, promising to protect the lives of police officers, stop undermining them as, he implied, the Obama administration had, and let them get back to enforcing law and order.

For some in law enforcement, the message has done what it intended to do: mollify, soothe, inspire. With vilification on the street, who needed vilification from the top?

But to others, it is as shrill and

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