Sessions Takes Some Serious Flak Over ‘Anglo-American’ Statement


Democrats are ripping Attorney General Jeff Sessions for making a reference to the “Anglo-American legal tradition.”

On Monday Sessions was speaking to a conference at the National Sheriffs’ Association when he said: “The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.”

Not long after he said those words the media and politicians pounced:

Then the ACLU jumped in…

Senator Brian Schatz from Hawaii:

Then political commentator Tariq Nasheed made a jab…

However, Charles Cooke from National Review pointed out that one time Senator Obama said the same thing: