“A cover-up, whether successful or not, aims to conceal evidence of criminality or incompetency. The reason to conceal may be to avoid embarrassment or punishment; the loss of money, position or power, and, in the case of politicians, the diminishing of election returns.
In a passive cover-up, information is denied through avoidance or direct refusal. In an active cover-up, the tools are deception, propaganda, threat and harm.
The DA practices all this. They’ve been assisted by the very agencies that are mandated to protect us. It’s betrayal of us by Government…”
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NB: Definition inspired by Cover-up at Wikipedia.