OP-ED: Criminalizing Political Dissent is a Dangerous Game

The Department of Justice is not a political referee. Treating it as such will erode public faith in both our legal and political institutions.

Recently, the DOJ opened an investigation into the alternate slates of electors put forth by the Republican ticket in seven states following the 2020 presidential election, in response to appeals from Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas and U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin — Democrats who expect to benefit politically from media coverage of the drama.

Media coverage, not justice, is their true objective. Unfortunately, the DOJ is playing along. This threatens to criminalize legitimate efforts to contest future election results.

Read the full article here at The Washington Times.