Sunday, December 14, 2008

A Lump of Coal for Fitzmas

Victoria Toensing takes U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald to the woodshed for conduct unethical and unbecoming a prosecutor.

It ain't the first time.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Since Victoria also thinks there was "no crime" in the Valerie Plame leak, her whole "I am first an officer of the court" shows she is first a liar and political shill.
Libby covered up for what everyone realizes was an intentional leak orchestrated by Cheney. The pardon bought Libby's silence. She and her ilk will continue to vilify Fitzpatrick for the "audacity" of challenging the Bush administration.

December 14, 2008 at 8:26 AM 
Anonymous r said...

The crime in the Plame case was committed by the NYT.

Libby wasn't pardoned.

December 15, 2008 at 10:26 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Libby's commutation of sentence is part of the President's pardoning powers. The full pardon is on its way. Bush was too busy inserting language into the bailout to help executive bonuses.

December 15, 2008 at 10:42 PM 
Anonymous r said...

I'll take the point.
And get negative 1 due to your dishonesty.

December 16, 2008 at 10:52 AM 
Blogger steve mcdonald said...

Anonymous-iano - please don't change the subject. At the heart of the case here is a governor tryign to sell a senate seat. What do we do about this? I recommend castration for starters...

December 16, 2008 at 10:59 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Victoria's the one trying to "change the subject" by using this to go after Fitzpatrick on Libby.
I've got no problem with the Gov going to prison for trying to sell the seat, though I don't think castration fits the crime. Shaving his head and tattooing "Criminal" would be better.

December 16, 2008 at 11:23 AM 
Blogger steve mcdonald said...

OK, let me clarify - what does scooter libby have to do with fitzpatrick or the governor?

take your time...

December 16, 2008 at 11:44 AM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Fitzpatrick is the one that went after Libby, and the neocons didn't like it.

December 16, 2008 at 1:56 PM 
Anonymous r said...

And the neo-LibDems loved him then because that offered them a little salve for their hurt feelings about mean old Bushie.

December 17, 2008 at 10:44 AM 

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