Karl Rove and Alberto Gonzales have successfully left the public eye unscathed. It’s one Bush Administration accomplishment that can use the “Mission Accomplished” banner.
The congressional inquiries into their supposed misconduct in the firing of nine U.S. attorneys and the warrantless domestic spying case are seemingly nonexistent.
Their absence from public life has regretfully shifted the attention of journalists and lawmakers.
Gonzales surfaced with a CNN opinion piece that induces vomit.
He stood behind the “I-pulled-myself-up” pulpit and talked in hyperbole about “dignity” and “truth.”
Yet, dignity isn’t when you travel to John Ashcroft’s hospital bed to hastily renew the warrantless spying directive. Truth isn’t when you repeatedly say “I don’t recall” about details of the U.S. attorney firings when colleagues have universally discredited your vague testimony.
The Gonzales crap: