What ails the FBI cannot be solved with a few firings. It cannot be solved with more
congressional oversight or threats to cut its funding. The moral rot that infects the agency from top to bottom renders the agency unsalvageable. “This conduct by these FBI agents . . . is unacceptable, disgusting, and shameful,” Maggie Nichols, the gymnast who first reported Nassar’s crimes. Her description applies to the entire FBI.