Color me confused. Two days ago, the Obama Administration signaled its intent to trim the budget of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive (and Really Big Fires) by $160 million. The first to go: the last to arrive. Project Gunrunner. For those of you who haven’t been following our coverage, that’s the ATF’s gun-running interdiction program mired in scandal, a travesty of justice that may have led to the murder of a U.S. Border and Customs agent. Good riddance to bad rubbish and not before time. Cut off the diseased limb. That kind of thing. Right? Only now the Washington Post reports that the Obama administration has suddenly reversed their decision. And the paper that broke the Watergate scandal is cheering the decision. Not to coin a phrase, but WTF is that all about? Check it out . . .

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