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    It is commonplace and ethical for a new president to install his own DAs.  Clinton did it in 93, Bush in 01 and both instances are acceptable for they are at will employees.

    What Bush did with the firing of the Prosecutorgate Eight is that each member was fired not at will but for illegal reasons such as obstruction of justice, criminal conspiracy, etc...

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