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All content © 2002-2005 Anne Zook

February 09, 2005
Sniff. Sniff.

Unknown "journalist" and White House under fire for inexplicable favoritism suggesting questionable secret ties.

Ask yourself...who benefits from soft-ball questions tossed to the White House press secretary to deflect tough-to-answer questions?

Journalist's "employer" then linked to leaked Valerie Plame memo.

Ask yourself, who benefits from attempts to discredit an Administration critic by exposing his wife to potential danger?*

Journalist's "employer" subsequently revealed to be wholly-owned mouthpiece of GOP USA.

Ask yourself...no, that one's already a curve-buster.

Ask yourself, what did the President know and when did he know it? (Better yet, ask yourself where Karl Rove was at the time. I mean, because, does the President know anything? At all?)

Sniff. Sniff. Is that a gun I smell smoking? It's...it's...it's TalonGate!

Heh. Heh.

________

* Also? Forget those shrill but bogus cries of national security! some people have been tossing around for the past three years and really think. What's more of a danger to this country? Someone who says they think invading Iraq is a bad idea...or someone who, for political gain, reveals the name of a CIA agent to the world at large?

________

The thing is, you see, that "rule of law" actually works only so long as people believe in it. If we had the misfortune to have a president who didn't think there was anything wrong with looking people in the eye and lying to them, then he and his Administration would totally get away with stuff like this.

Posted by AnneZook at 03:45 PM


Comments

My irony-o-meter is pegged

Posted by: Hal at February 9, 2005 08:23 PM

:-)

Posted by: Anne at February 10, 2005 07:41 AM

I think Bush gave "Gannon" all that access because he had a "purty mouth."

Posted by: Elayne Riggs at February 10, 2005 07:56 AM

Snerk.

Posted by: Anne at February 10, 2005 01:26 PM