Sunday, March 11, 2007

The Failed Attorney General


During the hearing on his nomination as attorney general, Alberto Gonzales said he understood the difference between the job he held — President Bush’s in-house lawyer — and the job he wanted, which was to represent all Americans as their chief law enforcement officer and a key defender of the Constitution. Two years later, it is obvious Mr. Gonzales does not have a clue about the difference.

He has never stopped being consigliere to Mr. Bush’s imperial presidency. If anyone, outside Mr. Bush’s rapidly shrinking circle of enablers, still had doubts about that, the events of last week should have erased them.

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3 comments:

S-Q said...

So long Gonzo!

We The People... sound at all familiar to you?

;)

beano said...

Send Gonzalez back to the bean field!

refried beans said...

Throw him in the skillet to sizzle.