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02/14/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Schlozman: DOJ Civil Rights Lawyers Are "Commies", "Mold Spores", "Crazy Libs"

To Bradley Schlozman, they were "mold spores," "commies" and "crazy libs."

He was referring to the career lawyers in the Justice Department's civil rights and voting rights divisions. From 2003 to 2006, Schlozman was a Bush appointee who supervised them. Along with several others, he came to symbolize the midlevel political appointees who brought a hard-edged ideology to the day-to-day workings of the Justice Department.

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