Wednesday, July 20, 2005
the pardoning of karl rove
this is no surprise. loyalty is the watchword in the white house, not accountability, and this simply confirms that there is very little mischief that any of the president's men could get into that would result in their expulsion from within the castle walls. rumsfeld's continued tenure despite an apoplectic term of disaster and delusion is certainly proof positive of that.
it's also important to remember that rove may not have had any idea what he was doing -- that he had been shrewdly used. if this is so, rove's continued presence in the white house may even be beneficial to those who would stand for pragmatism and reality in the face of ideology, militancy, hubris and idiocy, as a new convert to the opposition of the exponents thereof.