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Thursday, April 19, 2007

Gonzo Gets Peppered

B. Thomas Cooper - Editor



Gonzo Gets Peppered

US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales maintains he has done nothing wrong, and he said so again today in front of an obviously skeptical Senate committee investigating the dismissal of eight US attorneys.

The hearing resulted in some rather heated exchanges, most notably between Gonzales and Republican Arlen Specter, who peppered Gonzo with all the precision of a prizefighter. Gonzo seems stunned by the early onslaught, and spends much of the first round back-peddling. As the bell rings, ending the round, Gonzales is languishing against the ropes, with Specter maintaining the pressure. I give the round to Specter, 10-8.

Gonzales recovers somewhat during the following round, only to take several more hard shots to the head, leaving his legs wobbly and his eyes glazed. Gonzo had claimed he trained rigorously in preparation for this showdown, but he is clearly outmatched. Indeed, it appears Gonzales should have spent more time sparring, and less time running.

This drubbing will only serve to kindle growing doubts about Mr. Gonzales.
Perhaps it is time for Gonzo to heed the calls to throw in the towel, and call it a day before he suffers any further irreversible damage.

I really have no idea what the Attorney General is hiding, if anything at all.
I do know he behaves oddly when his conduct is scrutinized. Has he actually done anything wrong? Who’s to say, I guess. No-one really knows for sure, except Mr. Gonzales himself, and perhaps Carl Rove’s hairdresser.

B. Thomas Cooper - Editor


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