She just admitted that she had delayed the hiring of a potential Assistant U.S. Attorney because he struck her as being too liberal. She said she regretted the mistake.
OK, I'm sure that this was technically improper, for a career position.
But I have to wonder. Suppose a well-qualified right-winger with experience in the College Republicans and the Federalist Society and a clerkship for a conservative judge interviewed with the Department of Justice during the Clinton era. Isn't it possible that a rock-ribbed Republican wouldn't be hired?