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Gonzales Hearing 10:08 a.m.The First Democrat Falls

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Well, that didn’t take very long. Freshman senator Ken Salazar of Colorado, a Democrat, bolted his party and his principles to introduce fellow Latino Alberto Gonzales. Salazar says this was at the request of Gonzales.

Identity politics at its worst.

Gonzales is now reading his statement. He’s “committed to the rule of law.” Drip, drip, drip.