Conservative Hypocrisy Watch
Bill Clinton calls for the resignation of all US Attorneys soon after taking office (a not unusual practice):
IT'S. A. MORAL. OUTRAGE!!!
(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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