Speaking of great state Attorneys General…

Yesterday, Eric Schneiderman.

Today: Source: 67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly – The New York Times and this memorable incident:

In February 1976, [then Alabama] attorney general, Bill Baxley, received a threatening letter. It was from Edward R. Fields, a grand dragon in the Ku Klux Klan, who was furious that the state had reopened an investigation into the Birmingham church bombing that killed four young girls in 1963.

He demanded a response, and Mr. Baxley obliged.

“Dear ‘Dr.’ Fields,” he wrote. “My response to your letter of February 19, 1976, is — kiss my ass.

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