While the Iraq war and the 2008 horse race get most of the attention, the issue emptywheel is working on, the DoJ scandal, keeps growing in unease.
The disclosure of a secret order by Attorney General Alberto Gonzales that gave broad authority to his former chief of staff over the hiring and firing of senior Justice Department employees is drawing bipartisan ire in Congress.
Even Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, who was Gonzales' lone defender during his recent Senate testimony, said the order should have been turned over to Congress.
"It's disturbing that Congress had to learn about the March 2006 memo through the press," Hatch said. "We should have known about this."
The National Journal broke the story this week.
et tu, Orrin? In any case, your turn.
et tu, Orrin?
In any case, your turn.