Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Deputy A.G. Resigns…Alberto Pounces

Yesterday Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty became the third (and highest) high-ranking DOJ official to resign over the US Attorney firings. Meanwhile, his boss Alberto Gonzales, the guy who should resign over this, threw McNulty under the bus with such vigor, it practically sucked my car under the bus as I listened to the A.G.'s comments on NPR...
"You have to remember, at the end of the day, the recommendations reflected the views of the deputy attorney general. He signed off on the names... And he would know better than anyone else, anyone in this room, anyone -- again, the deputy attorney general would know best about the qualifications and the experiences of the United States attorneys community, and he signed off on the names."

Of course he neglects to mention that he ALSO signed off on the names. And that McNulty had nothing to do with the list and was completely, and deliberately left out of the loop on the firings. Anyway, that is some Olympic-class buck-passing on display right there. Perhaps the most shameless display of scapegoating I've seen from a Bush Administration official, and that's saying something. What a piece of shit he is.

Alberto's widely publicized and praised immigrant mother must be very proud.

4 comments:

Smitty said...

I am really starting to run out of rage. I need some new energy. I am simply entering a depressed state, where I just shrug and feel hopeless apathy. They have sunk so low that I can't even get pissed off about it any more.

S.W. Anderson said...

If it ever comes down to George W. Bush needing to defend against serious legal charges — criminal, treason, etc. — I just want to him to be represented exclusively by Alberto Gonzales.

That would truly be justice done.

Mike said...

He's doing a heckuva' job.

Mr Furious said...

Here's McNulty taking one for the team, and Alberto effectively starts beaning him from his own dugout. Loyalty is isn't only a one-way street with these guys, it's practically the barrell of a gun.