He would. Cheney's pasty, bloating, undead body speaks:
"It's time the self-appointed strategists on Capitol Hill understood a very simple concept: You cannot win a war if you tell the enemy you're going to quit,"
If I remember my high school civics correctly, Congress is elected, not appointed. And this Congress was elected to end Cheney's delusional war in Iraq. Read below the fold...
Has it occurred to anyone to say that Bush has turned the entire Justice department into a Ratfucking operation?
Mitch McConnell is a tool. An authoritarian:
"[McCONNELL] What I can tell you at the moment is that he enjoys the support of the president, for whom he works," he said.
Er, Mitch--if I may call you Mitch--that's not quite right. And I know this is high school civics stuff, but work with me here, OK?
We don't live in an authoritarian system where The Leader simply selects those who will do him fealty and carry out his Leaderly commands. Read below the fold...
And he's changing His site's color from orange to green. So, stop saying "Big Orange" and start saying "Big Green"!
Why the change?
Since Al Gore's announcement today on Press the Meat that he's running for President on the Green ticket, Lord Kos felt that would be a suitable honor, and an implicit endorsement.
And the good news you've all been waiting to hear: Ralph Nader will be running again, but this time as Al Gore's Vice.
Readers, thoughts? Read below the fold...
This morning on Weekend Edition, Daniel Schorr (sigh) framed the issue of the fired U.S. attorneys using the "Justice Department in disarray" trope. Unfortunately, the real issue, as Josh puts it, is that the administration has been using the criminal justice system to affect election outcomes. Schorr then characterized Monica Goodling taking the Fifth as "weird," which it is, but that was all he had to say. Read below the fold...
Mr. Broder, is civility good in itself, or only useful as a means to an end? And a followup: Were the great issues facing the country, like independence, or slavery, or civil rights, solved by civility, or did civility impede the solutions?
And use your indoor voices.
No questions like: "How does it feel, losing it?" Read below the fold...
"The distinction between 'political' and 'performance-related' reasons for removing a United States attorney is, in my view, largely artificial," Kyle Sampson told the Senate Judiciary Committee.
R-i-i-g-h-t. All perfectly normal:
Because, for a Republican, allowing Republicans to get away with corruption, and ginning up fake "voter fraud" allegations against Democrats is exactly the performance they want.
Talk about defining deviancy down! Read below the fold...