I’m a bit behind on my daily readings this week; work is overwhelming me.
That said, I quote from yesterday’s Washington Post:
It’s undisputed that Mr. Abramoff tried to use his influence, and his restaurant and his skyboxes and his chartered jets, to sway lawmakers and their staffs. Information uncovered by Mr. Bush’s own Justice Department shows that Mr. Abramoff tried to do the same inside the executive branch.
Under these circumstances, asking about Mr. Abramoff’s White House meetings is no mere exercise in reportorial curiosity but a legitimate inquiry about what an admitted felon might have been seeking at the highest levels of government. Whatever White House officials did or didn’t do, there is every reason to believe that Mr. Abramoff was up to no good and therefore every reason the public ought to know with whom he was meeting.
Whew! You know its going bad for the team when WaPo is taking pot shots at the Republicans. While most of the media is chorusing “Alito” like it’s the new hit opera, the other “A” is the real story. Abramoff’s White house ties, if exposed, may scuttle the already listing “Good Ship GOP”
Well, one can hope…