Thursday, March 15, 2007
Alberto and his poorly run department
Poor, poor Alberto. He got far by hitching his wagon to Bush, but it seems the ride is close to being over.
Attempting to use the Patriot Act to swiftly replace U. S. attorneys that weren't lock-and-step with the Bush administration, Gonzales has found himself on an island where his chief of staff has resigned, and Bush has singled his Attorney General out as having to go up to Capitol Hill and fix these "mistakes."
Mistakes that the White House had to know about and be involved in.
And if Gonzales is telling the truth that he had no knowledge of the discussions going on about the individual attorneys, then he really doesn't, as Senator Charles Schumer of New York suggests, "...have the foggiest idea of what's going on."
Here's the sketch: