With the Scooter count now at 3, how many more aides have to get thrown under this bus before their bosses start to take some responsibility? Evidently, a few more at least, as Gonzo still isn't backing down
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales acknowledged Friday confusion about of his role in firing eight U.S. attorneys but said he doesn't "recall being involved in deliberations" over which prosecutors were to be ousted.
"I believe in truth and accountability, and every step that I've taken is consistent with that principle," Gonzales said when asked why he is not heeding growing calls to resign. "I am fighting for the truth as well."
So it looks like he's still toeing the "I'm not a crook" line, so if you had today in your how long will the Attorney General last office pool, it doesn't look too good for you.
In case you've been under a rock for the last few weeks, here's a summary of the shenanigans. Oh,and should we really be accepting something that's not in public, and is this an under oath kind of thing?
In unrelated news, here and here are my favorite political cartoons from the Salt Lake Tribune's archive for the past few weeks. And here's Helen Thomas's take on Bush's presidential temper tantrum of late.