Some people need someone to hate, not just an invisible enemy. Trump pointed them to Asian Americans, and people responded with hateful and even criminal behavior.
Shan Wu is a former federal prosecutor and CNN legal analyst who served as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno. He practices law in Washington, D.C.
The attorney general is interfering with career prosecutors in ways that are unprecedented.
As a former sex crimes prosecutor, I often encountered an inherent bias toward more lenient treatment of “white-collar” defendants charged with sex crimes.