Gonzales is Out


Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, getting almost as much heat as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, has resigned, according to news reports.

It was just a matter of time, after his own party savaged him earlier this month. Now you can relax and enjoy some of his greatest hits, starting with his confirmation hearing in January 2005.

His reign was pure torture, even after John Ashcroft‘s gospel show.

Even when he was Bush’s counsel during the POTUS’s term in Texas as the nation’s hangingest governor, Gonzales was lame. As I noted in January 2006, “his timing is off, but his boss’s execution never is.”

Gonzales was small, but he was slow

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 27, 2007

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