WHY WE’RE LIBERALS: A POLITICAL HANDBOOK FOR POST-BUSH AMERICA
By Eric Alterman
Viking, 334 pages, $24.95
How many liberals does it take to screw in a light bulb? One, but it really gets screwed.
Sadly, this dry heave of a joke achieves the same level of sophistication as much of Read More
Toward the end of his appearance on yesterday morning’s “Meet the Press,” Chuck Hagel was asked to opine on President Bush’s commutation of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s 30-month prison sentence for lying to FBI investigators and to a grand jury.
“I was disappointed,” the Nebraska Republican said. “It was not the right decision in Read More
Amnesty lives, after all. A week after the conservative base of the G.O.P. rallied to block the Senate’s plan for comprehensive immigration reform, President Bush commuted the 30-month prison sentence of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby. The president’s procedural end-run around the justice system came just after the former chief of staff for Vice President Dick Read More
I'm at the Capitol building in Washington right now, and rumors are flying that Scooter Libby is about to be pardoned. Of course, this is Washington and it's July, so it could well be idle gossip, but I'll be updating if I hear anything more.
UPDATE: A Senate staffer confirms to me that Bush has Read More