Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Revenge in Nevada

Karl Rove spearheaded the firing of nine U.S. Attorneys in 2006 for pure political purposes. Last Friday, one of those former U.S. Attorneys had the sweetest revenge against the Rove Republican Racket: he was renominated for the same post.

From The Washington Post:

President Obama on Friday nominated Daniel G. Bogden, whose firing as a federal prosecutor by the Bush administration is under congressional investigation for its potentially partisan motivation, to return to his former job nearly three years after his dismissal. Bogden's nomination as Nevada U.S. attorney marks a step toward reversing what many Democrats consider the previous administration's illegal firing of nine federal prosecutors in 2006. Congress began investigating the dismissals the next year, and this week Karl Rove, Bush's top political adviser, concluded two days of closed-door testimony before the House Judiciary Committee about the firings.

Read the full article here.