Democrats and their left-wing allies blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday for making reference to the “Anglo-American” legal tradition, which they construed as racist.
The problem: not only was the reference factually accurate, but it was the same reference that former President Barack Obama had made frequently throughout his career.
Sessions was speaking to a conference of the National Sheriffs’ Association. He said: “The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.”
The media highlighted that remark, and the left pounced on it — as documented by Twitchy..
But as National Review Online editor Charles C. W. Cooke noted, Obama used the reference as well: