'Gotta love this. The White House will allow Rove and Miers to testify about the US Attorney Purge. But they can't be under oath. It has to be behind closed doors and no transcript can be kept.* glenn:
And probably the whole thing has to take place at an undisclosed location and the senators have to wear blindfolds.
Regrettably, only the last sentence is a joke."
"In 1998, when Bill Clinton invoked it, "executive privilege" was nothing more than a cynical means to block Americans from learning the truth about scandal and keeping the President above the law. In 2007, when George Bush invokes it, it will be a doctrine of the gravest importance and steeped in our most cherished traditions and must be defended at all costs in order to preserve the Power and Honor of the Presidency."* thebhc:
"Check out the latest at TMPMuckraker for all things Gonzales. Is it just me or have the days of John Ashcroft, with his personal need to cover up the boobs of statues and addle-brained focus on third trimester abortions, started to look adorably nutty?"* my interview with Charles Goyette can be downloaded here (13 mins)
* stirling shreds hitchens. easy, but fun.