by anthony @12:30 PM BST
Mon Apr 09, 2007 at 10:53:26 AM PDT
As we all know, the Bush Administration fired a number of US Attorneys for political reasons that emanated from the White House, then the AG and others tried to cover it up, and pretend that they didn’t know anything about it.
As Congress investigates this widening scandal, a question that needs to be asked is: Who DIDN’T they fire – and why?
We’ve heard that the Bush White House may have told US Attorneys, in essence, to go full-tilt after Democrats at all levels if there was the slightest hint of scandal, while going easy on Republicans.
In one case in Wisconsin, where there is smoke there may be fire. Just before the election for Wisconsin governor, US Attorney Steven Biskupic – a Bush appointee – prosecuted a Wisconsin state government civil servant to the full extent of the law. And this story has a surprising ending... .