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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Conservative Hypocrisy Watch

Bill Clinton calls for the resignation of all US Attorneys soon after taking office (a not unusual practice):

(And it still is, as the debunked frantic conspiracy theories are recycled)

George Dubya FIRES a select handful of US Attorneys (that he himself had appointed in the first place; an act unprecedented in the last 25 years) for failing to be sufficiently partisan, then has his consigliere lie about the reasons:


UPDATE: Everything you ever wanted to know about the hiring and firing of US Attorneys but were afraid to ask, by hilzoy.



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