Merrick Garland will continue to order the FBI to hound perceived enemies through
surveillance and arrests. And the people will only grow more convinced the bureau has become Stasi-like and cannot be reformed but must be broken up—even as in extremis a defiant and unapologetic FBI will, as its latest communique shows, attack its critics. We are left with the dilemma of Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches the watchers?