The following piece is from EBONY. It was written by Jason Johnson.
By: Jason Johnson
Mario Puzzo’s generation-spanning opus provides a great allegory for considering the selection of a US Attorney General. In the Godfather films, the consigliere is the mob family lawyer-they handle the dirty business, the laws, the cops, the judges to keep the family clean, and protect the organization as a whole. Different times call for different consiglieres and the same goes for the selection of an AG.