Revealed: Eric Holder is "the Moses of Our Time"!

In defending Attorney General Eric Holder, Georgetown professor and TV pundit Michael Eric Dyson promiscuously mixes the Old Testament and the Constitution: “What [Holder] should understand is that he is the chief lawgiver of the United States of America, so to speak – he’s the Moses of our time, and at least for this administration."

As a small point of fact, the attorney general doesn't "give" the laws, he's supposed to enforce them.

Bonus in the clip from Mediaite above: MSNBC host Martin Bashir is apparently possessed by the ghost of Billy Mays, as he is actually screaming throughout as if he's hawking OxyClean.

As a reminder of what Holder is about, read this piece I did for The Daily Beast about how he is filling the traditional role of the attorney general to a T (and why that is disturbing).

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  • Jordan||

    Now that's a Friday Funny.

  • Mike M.||

    No, he's far more the Barabbas of our time.

  • Acosmist||

    das raycess

  • sarcasmic||

  • KDN||

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    /click

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  • sarcasmic||

    I heard it on WBOR. College radio plays some weird shit.

  • wareagle||

    “What [Holder] should understand is that he is the chief lawgiver of the United States of America, so to speak – he’s the Moses of our time, and at least for this administration."

    well sure he is, IF Moses had followed up by saying "this god character thinks all ten are must-follow but I'm not so sure. Perhaps five are commandments, a couple of others are suggestions, and the rest are subject to individual intepretation."

  • Rasilio||

    Wait, do TSA agents report to the AG? If they did then Holder could go before Congress and say...

    "Let my People Grope"

  • Scarecrow Repair||

    I hate to think how you might interpret the burning bush or the parting of the red sea.

  • Floridian||

    If Holder is Moses can't President Obama ask him to lower the sea levels. I'm sure if he can part the Red Sea pushing back a few inches of ocean water should be a snap.

  • Red Rocks Rockin||

    "Behold his mighty hand!"

  • The Late P Brooks||

    As a small point of fact, the attorney general doesn't "give" the laws, he's supposed to enforce them.

    Some of them, anyway.

  • Sevo||

    If he feels like it...

  • Free Society||

    So Republicans "fabricated these scandals"? They're quite talented to have convincingly fabricated the entire existence of a culture of lies, espionage and tyranny in the various agencies of our executive branch. You heard it here folks, Republicans fabricated Benghazi, IRS harassment and DoJ corruption.

    If Obama was on film eating babies, I assure you that these boot lickers would rationalize it away to being a Republican plot.

  • Andrew S.||

    I figure they'd find a way to justify it and explain why eating babies is good for the country. And for the babies being eaten.

  • some guy||

    A dog will often see any kind of attention from Master as being a good thing.

  • fish_remote||

    Why do you hate the babies....being eaten?

  • Sevo||

    Satire, your time has gone.

  • fish_remote||

    White boot lickers hide behind the military!

    Black boot lickers hide behind religion!

    Why do you hate the troops....err.... why do you hate god?

  • Ben the Duck||

    I'm genuinely amazed he didn't finish off with an enthusiastic, Pam-like "SPLOOSH!!!"

  • ant1sthenes||

    Well, theologically speaking, Moses might have been a lawgiver, and a law enforcer, but he wasn't a lawmaker.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Moses was kind of a prick.

  • John||

    He never got to dwell in the promised land. So yeah, he managed to piss off his boss and his subordinates.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    He also had a bunch of people killed. Come to think of it, they were mostly Jews. Moses was an Anti-Semite. Just like Holder!

  • JW||

    Bonus in the clip from Mediaite above: MSNBC host Martin Bashir is apparently possessed by the ghost of Billy Mays, as he is actually screaming throughout as if he's hawking OxyClean.

    He's really let himself go, since leaving DS9.

  • John||

    At least he is not a law professor. Honestly, I googled to check, since nothing would surprise me anymore. He is a sociology professor. Let me think, being a black man who spouts leftist dogma in a non science field like sociology, I am thinking that is a way for someone with low SAT scores and not much ability beyond telling people what they want to hear to get ahead.

  • EDG reppin' LBC||

    Too bad he's not the Moses Malone of our time.
    http://letinjared.tumblr.com/p.....ses-malone

  • John||

    The world can never have too many skilled low post big men. Too many skinny Euros who shoot from the outside despite being seven feet tall now days. Give me old school back to the basket guys like Moses.

  • Marc F Cheney||

    Wha? My fingers are apparently slow.

  • Ben the Duck||

    I don't recall Moses ever attempting to blame everything on his staff.

  • Bee Tagger||

    Nice pun.

  • Slammer||

    Moses was a real badass, he broke all Ten Commandments at once

  • Killazontherun||

    How much of an asshole can I get away with being due to my race and my political disposition today? Why, howdy, I'm going to go out there and defend Eric Holder. Push the envelope! Lean forward!

  • Smells Like Tom Skerritt||

    ^^Who in the fuck is this useless cunt?^^

  • Smells Like Tom Skerritt||

    "Revealed: Eric Holder is "the Moses of Our Time"!"

    So Eric Holder killed an Egyptian?

  • Marc F Cheney||

    Maybe he meant Moses Malone. That would be a more apt comparison.

    Actually, almost anyone else on earth would be a more apt comparison.

  • Skip||

    Dyson goes full retard so much, he should really have a show on MSNBC by now.

  • Dave Krueger||

    If Holder is Moses, I guess that makes Congress the Burning Bush.

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