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Being a grownup is HARD. Sometimes you have admit that two opposite things are true at once. Case in point: Everything Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in his Memorandum urging the president to fire James Comey was correct. Comey did behave inappropriately at the July 5 press conference by slagging Hillary Clinton. He was way out of line to announce the investigation into Huma Abedin’s emails a week before the election. It was improper for Loretta Lynch to outsource her prosecutorial discretion to the FBI.

AND STILL, Rosenstein allowed himself to be used as a tool to shut down the inquiry into Donald Trump’s connections to Russian hacking during the 2016 election.

The only U.S. Attorney appointed by George W. Bush who served eight years under Obama, Rosenstein was well-respected by Republicans and Democrats. He was confirmed as Deputy Attorney General on April 25 by a vote of 94-6. And he lent that credibility to a weak and damaged president who used it for an illegitimate purpose. No reasonable person believes that Trump and Sessions are suddenly FOR SHOCKED at Comey’s mistreatment of Hillary Clinton. As reported by the New York Times, they wanted to fire Comey, so they set about crafting a rationale.

Senior White House and Justice Department officials had been working on building a case against Mr. Comey since at least last week, according to administration officials. Mr. Sessions had been charged with coming up with reasons to fire him, the officials said.

Rosenstein’s memo explains how Comey’s inserting himself into the election simply Isn’t Done — but seems to have declined to mention to the president that firing an FBI director Isn’t Done either. He writes about how Comey “compounded his error” but doesn’t seem to have mentioned to the president that by firing the FBI director, he would be compounding his own. He talks about taking the Department of Justice back to its apolitical “traditions” — without alerting the president of the very strong “tradition” he’d be breaking in FIRING THE MAN INVESTIGATING HIM.

Rod Rosenstein has just become guilty of everything of which he accused James Comey.

One criticism of Rosenstein’s memo is that it contains no legal reasoning or precedent. It merely states a conclusion and backs it up with media quotes from former Attorneys General. Naturally, these guys are coming out of the woodwork to distance themselves from this hatchet job. Former George H. W. Bush AG Donald Ayer told Buzzfeed that Rosenstein, “should realize that his correct assessment of those mistakes is now being used to justify [Comey’s] firing for a very different reason.” Even Alberto “Torture Memo” Gonzalez is running away from Rosenstein on this one. And that guy knows about flushing an entire career with one, ill-advised memorandum!

It’s not like no one saw this coming. In February, Rod Rosenstein’s hometown paper published an editorial urging him not to take the job of Deputy Attorney General. Trump had just signed the Sanctuary City Executive Order and the first Muslim Ban — both of which were blatantly illegal. The Baltimore Sun begged him not to ruin his reputation by harnessing himself to the dumpster fire in the White House.

And at its core, in this administration, the job would be carrying water for a chain of outsiders who appear to care little about keeping the country’s reputation — or indeed the country — intact. Do you really want to link your legacy with theirs? […]

You might think that you can somehow keep your principles and common sense as the deputy attorney general, but we saw how that turned out for Sally Yates.
Despite being pressed in 2015 by Senator Sessions himself during her deputy AG confirmation hearing to “say no” to unlawful presidential directives, the minute she did as the acting AG, refusing to enforce President Trump’s ludicrous immigration ban last week, the president canned her.

Tricia Bishop, Contact Reporter for the Baltimore Sun. If she tells you something, LISTEN.

But he took the job. And a mere 14 days after being sworn in, Rosenstein’s reputation is in ruins. Whatever he does, for the rest of his career, this Memorandum justifying the firing of James Comey will be what he is remembered for. It’s a goddamn shame.

We don’t know yet whether Trump will manage to kill the investigation. Mary McCord, the Assistant AG responsible for the Russia inquiry, is also leaving at the end of the week. And Trump spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Tucker Carlson last night that it was time to wind the investigation down. “‘My gosh, Tucker, when are they gonna let that go?’ It’s been going on for nearly a year. Frankly, it’s kinda getting absurd. There’s nothing there.”

This is all bullshit, of course. But they’ll keep repeating it!

Who knows what will happen with the House and Senate investigations being led by Republicans who seem intent on pinning the whole debacle on Susan Rice?

The only way forward, for Rosenstein and for the investigation, is for Rosenstein to appoint an independent prosecutor. Jeff Sessions was forced to recuse himself from the case because of his own ties to Russia, so the power to appoint such a prosecutor rests with Rosenstein. It won’t save his reputation — he’ll always be the Robert Bork who abetted Trump in this nakedly corrupt act. But Rosenstein was never a partisan hack before – if he wants to walk out of the White House with a little of his integrity intact, he’ll use his power of appointment and stop being manipulated by these crooks.

[ Comey Firing Docs / NYTimes / Baltimore Sun ]

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  • h4rr4r

    That combover, wow just wow.

    • Bill D. Burger

      Almost “Trumpish”….doesn’t bode well for his impartiality!
      :)

    • Joe Beese

      If the closed universe theory is correct, that combover will eventually meet up with itself.

  • Swampgas_Man

    “Been going on for nearly a year”? Christ, he’s only been in office five months!

    • Longstreet63

      Years are a variable length, depending on political party. Investigations of Republicans get only 6 months per year, while investigations of Democrats get 18-36 months per year.

    • UncleTravelingMatt

      She used that same line with Scarborough. I’m waiting for someone to counter with “Wait . . . are you saying that the WH has knowledge that this investigation has been going on since before the convention?”

      I’ll wait in vain. I know that.

      • cmd resistor

        Alternate math and Alternate calendar and Alternate Time Space Continuum.

    • Historicat

      In Sarah’s defense, she is profoundly stupid.

  • Turgid Love Skwerl

    Sometimes you have admit that two opposite things are true at once.
    I am the greatest lover on the planet. I like canned clams.

  • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨
    • Msgr_MΩment

      Let me wipe my mouth first.

    • Msgr_MΩment

      Don’t listen to the SoS. He’s conditioned to be Lavrov’s dog.

  • LarryHoudini

    Tucker Carlson’s really mastered that “If-I-look-like-I’m-taking-a-massive-dump-it’s-so-you-know-I’m-thinking-super-hard-about-what-you’re-saying” face.

  • Joe Beese

    The only time I want to hear Alberto Gonzales’ name mentioned again is in a news report of his imprisonment for war crimes.

    Thanks for nothing, NPR.

    • Iron Monkey

      He should be in the dock at the Hague.

    • natoslug

      His obituary should be a good read.

    • Celtic_Gnome

      Of course, it’s now a great time to be John Dean.

  • TJ Barke

    Fuck everything…

  • Debbie the Unpaid Protester

    Makes you kinda wonder what dirt the T-rump administration has on ole’ Rod.

  • Spotts1701, Resistance Pilot

    Nothing to see here! Everything is normal! Proceed with your lives!
    https://twitter.com/CNN/status/862303713234485248

    • Resistance Fighter Astraea

      This is fine.

      • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

        They were trying to figure out how to make it more obvious they were trying to shut down the investigation, but they ran out of ideas after this.

    • Nockular cavity

      I’m assuming that at this point, any new potential members of the administration have to murder somebody, just to tie their fate to the administration forever.

      • Up In Smoke O’hontas

        They probably have to murder a puppy.

        • Skeptical_thinker

          Did you say there is a Huckabee in the running?

          • puredog

            I’m afraid it will be Rudy.

    • Celtic_Gnome

      This shouldn’t take long. One question. “Will you shut down all investigations into the Trump/Russia connection?

      Answer yes, and you’re the new FBI Director.

  • Skeptical_thinker

    We must not despair, we must do reasonable things, we must hold our representatives and senators feet to the fire until an independent special prosecutor is named,

  • If Rod gets sacked he can always get a job playing the nosy next door neighbor or the girlfriend’s nervous dad in a 50s sitcom.

  • Longstreet63

    Considering that the first things Trump fired were: propriety, dignity of office, and legal process, his tactic of firing anyone who opposes him may actually work.
    Since only congress can stop him, and they want to use him, there’s simply no reason he has to even pretend to follow the law.

  • memzilla Ω
  • Martini Ambassador 🍸

    Meanwhile, the enabler of treason continues his obstruction:
    https://twitter.com/RVAwonk/status/862304527537647616

    • Spotts1701, Resistance Pilot

      What “work”?

      • Martini Ambassador 🍸

        I read that as the work of totally destroying the Obama legacy.

      • Debbie the Unpaid Protester

        The work of dismantling of the U.S. of A., at the behest of Russia.

    • TJ Barke

      Fuck you, yertle, you craven piece of shit.

      • Debbie the Unpaid Protester

        TREASONOUS BASTARD!!!!
        sorry, getting a little yelly this morning. Think I’ll take a break and go plant some stuff in my yard.

        • Toomush_Inferesistance

          Hey, I’ve got to go plant a Claudastras Kentuckea! I’m so excited – it’s about the size of Baby Groot….

          • Debbie the Unpaid Protester

            I just looked that up– very pretty!
            I was gifted a bunch of perennials when a friend split hers up: today, I planted bellwort, turtlehead, wild geranium, bleeding hearts, allium, wild ginger, may apple, jack in the pulpit, lilies of the valley, and Solomon’s seal. I am tired, but happy.
            It always does my soul good to play in the dirt (I think it actually absorbs my sorrow, anger, and angst).

    • MynameisBlarney

      That sounds awfully close to obstruction of justice.

      • Msgr_MΩment

        In the same way that Comey should feel slightly nauseous.

    • JustPixelz (((Ω)))

      Remember the old days when a couple dozen investigations into Hillary were “important work”.

    • DoILookAmused2u? Résistance☨

      This is bassackward. An Independent commission and special prosecutor would free up the part-timers with tiny, insufficient staffs in Congress

    • Msgr_MΩment

      i.e. would impede current impeding.

    • UncleTravelingMatt

      To be fair, an actual investigation would raise a lot of uncomfortable questions that would have to be ducked, deflected, and lied about.

    • Pre-Existing Condition Jack

      Mitch should know his history. LBJ became far more popular the moment it was clear that Nixon was possibly guilty of corruption. JFK was already more popular than Nixon, who had flop sweated his way into a defeat during a debate.

      If McConnel thinks even history will remember him fondly for this, he is sorely mistaken. There are three viable choices at play here. Come out against the president. Tuck and run. Commit career suicide by becoming the next Pat Buchanan. Liike like Mitch McConnell is opting for the demotion of becoming the next filed fringe candidate that media only has on to show a bit of color.

    • Shibusa

      Call your senators & congresspeople.
      United States Capitol switchboard (202) 224- 3121

    • Once&futureFred

      It would certainly impede the current work of sweeping this all under the rug..

    • Linda1961

      What do the Russians have on McConnell?

      • Skeptical_thinker

        The same thing they have on Paul Ryan.

        We better start practicing “President Hatch”.

      • ryp

        They don’t need anything, obstruction is in his DNA.

    • cmd resistor

      Craven treasonous creep.

      • Soulless, hateful, greedy, spiteful, vile, mendacious. So many adjectives apply.

        • puredog

          AOT, K.

    • (((fka_donnie_d)))

      Current work === shampooing the lawn and mowing the dog

  • therblig
  • Iron Monkey

    If an action is so rank and disgusting the Albert Gonzales thinks it is wrong then everyone involved should prepare for career suicide.

  • Pre-Existing Condition Jack

    Saunders obviously forgot how many years the Clintons were under investigation for a failed land deal. The investigation cost nearly $80 million and it felt like it started the moment Clinton announced he was running for president.

    Rosenstein should have known better than to take this position. You can’t swim in a river of shit and expect to come out squeaky clean at the other side, unless you’re Andy Dufresne. Or, as my mother always said, “You lay down with the dogs, you get fleas”.

    We’re beyond the point of needing justice here. We need a cathartic scrubbing of all these corrupt elements, even if only a symbolic scrubbing. We may never see any of them in chains, but we need them held to some kind of account. We need the president, vice president, and so on removed. We need Gorsuch to resign after the new administration is gone. We need this for the sake of sanity, even if it ultimately means nothing. Sometimes a token gesture can mend wounds.

    • Claire

      This. Trump is a symptom, not the disease. Unless the rot’s cut out, it will just come back stronger next time.

  • JustPixelz (((Ω)))

    We’ve all aged four years in the past four months. It must be time for a new election.

    • proudgrampa

      Don’t you wish?

  • reelreeler

    Sally Yates 2020

    • JustPixelz (((Ω)))

      Yates/Booker 2020
      Make America Great Again

  • OrG

    If he’s gone this far I’m not confident he’ll change course now.

    • alwayspunkindrublic

      When you’re in a hole, always dig deeper.

  • alwayspunkindrublic

    Dear God…I’m agreeing with Bill Kristol. This is going to a LONG fucking day.

    • Shibusa
      • Skeptical_thinker

        It’s probably a lie, it is Trump after all.

        If Comey did that, he should have been fired for doing that.

        • cmd resistor

          KellyAnne said if you want to know if he did you have to ask Comey….at least I think that’s what she said.

          • Skeptical_thinker

            Then we (Senate and House judiciary committees) should ask Comey.

          • cmd resistor

            I wonder if they let him in the building to clean out his desk.

        • Vagenda of Rebel Scum

          He didn’t do that. Trump is enraged, and probably frightened. That’s actually not a good thing.

          • Claire

            It is if it leads him to have a massive vote coronary.

          • puredog

            Smartest hypothesis is that Comey told him 3x or whatever that he was not “wiretapped,” and Drumpf got it confused in his tiny orange brain.

    • proudgrampa

      Liquor cabinet is unlocked and loaded…

      • Jeffery Campbell

        Yeah….mine was loaded. Time to reload!!

    • ImGoingBacon

      You have Bill Kristol, I have Jen Rubin. By the Gods, this is bizarro world run amok.

      • alwayspunkindrublic

        Rubin has actually sounded relatively sane the last few times I’ve heard her. I’m assuming the sentience will pass, however.

    • calliecallie

      Justin Amash, also, too.

  • Msgr_MΩment

    That young piece of meat better be careful. I could see paying several cartons of cigs for a night with him.

  • memzilla Ω
  • Michael R
    • Bobathonic

      I see what you did there.

    • Msgr_MΩment

      In this one instance, I am grateful for the coverup.

    • The Rain in Spain’s Therapist

      Leave Bjork alone!

    • OddMan

      This image really should be the lead for this post.

  • crabbychic

    At least he remembered to comb his hair and wear a tie for Picture Day.

  • Spotts1701, Resistance Pilot

    Talk, talk, talk. When are you gonna do something?
    https://twitter.com/CNN/status/862308897637511168

    • TJ Barke

      Never.

    • Bill D. Burger

      Yertle McConnell parroted the White House talking points on the Senate floor today and had his lips firmly on Trump’s ass, so the outlook for any independent investigation coming out of the Senate looks bleak.

      Always party over country for the Repukes.

      • Toomush_Inferesistance

        Postcards, calls, pressure, town meetings, letters to the editor, radio call ins, fundraising for opposition, finding and supporting candidates, grind…..

      • Erala Contratista

        Lips??? I don’t see no stinkin’ lips!

    • UnsaltedSinner

      It’s more than sufficient, actually. It’s just that every sentient being on this planet knows that’s not why Trump actually fired him.

    • therblig

      how long before walnuts reverts to nutless?

    • Proud Liberal

      Then McCain said: No, I don’t believe we need an independent prosecutor.

    • The Rain in Spain’s Therapist
    • cmd resistor

      Lost in the shuffle, McCain wrote an OpEd for the NYT the other day criticizing some stuff Tillerson said to State dept. employees that he said showed disregard for human rights. I couldn’t read the whole thing bcs I guess I have read my monthly limit. So I guess McCain is doing the “sort of reasonable guy” thing this week instead of Lindsey?

  • weejee
    • proudgrampa

      I hear Tegucigalpa is nice this time of year…

    • Toomush_Inferesistance

      y’know, other than the smog, Mexico City is quite a marvelous place…

      • proudgrampa

        Yes! Ciudad de Mexico es muy hermosa.

    • Red Bird Ω

      You think Americans will be welcomed anywhere after what is about to happen?

      • proudgrampa

        Good question. But I think they’ll take our money.

        • Red Bird Ω

          And nothing else. Being American doesn’t have the same gleam it did a generation ago. Even developing countries aren’t impressed with the us.

          • Claire

            I don’t need other countries to love me; I just need them to let me live there and not, like, throw eggs at me. Hopefully there are still places that will happen.

    • Glad to see Colombia on the list. I’ll see you there asap.

    • Claire

      What’s the source for this? I want to look into it some more and find out what the numbers actually mean.

    • Querolous

      ♫Well I never been to Spain
      But I kinda like the music ♫

  • La forza del resistino

    ‘But, Hillary would have done it too’.
    Playground monitoring duties were a factor for me not going into elementary school education.

    • Nine

      We are all SPED Sub Paras now. But I get paid to do it.

  • anwisok
    • Msgr_MΩment

      Top pic: baby sandworm?

    • Debbie the Unpaid Protester

      Oh, my gosh, that baby platypus! Thank you for posting these; they are helping me breathe.

      • Paul Dietzel

        “Mind me platypus duck, Bill
        Mind me platypus duck
        Don’t let ‘im go running amok, Bill
        Just mind me platypus duck”

    • Toomush_Inferesistance

      How Other Animals Help Us, by ansiwok…..

    • Lance Thrustwell

      I especially like the leaping turtle and the cub annoying Mom.

    • SweetDeeKat
  • MynameisBlarney
    • Proud Liberal

      All while this is happening daily:

      “Documents Reveal a Powerful, Secretive Foundation’s Blueprint for Spreading Right-Wing Ideology, State by State”

      http://www.alternet.org/comments/right-wing/bradley-foundation-far-right-agenda#disqus_thread

    • arglebargle

      Arresting reporters is a big fucking deal, to paraphrase someone.

      • Kaylarmundy

        Google is paying 97$ per hour! Work for few hours & have longer with friends and family! !ss257c:
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    • shivaskeeper

      Four of those things belong.

      To paraphrase my comment about Heywood last nihgt. Maybe this will wake the press corps up to why their freedom is fucking specifically enumerated in the 1st Amendment. “Access” is not the reason they are covered.

      The HHS memo seems like it would be on shaky ground if it was challenged legally. Congress critters also don;t like to wait when they ask for an answer to something.

      As for Manning, who cares what she has to say? Another fucking traitor in a long line of them.

  • Toomush_Inferesistance

    I actually have not had these feelings since the Nixon era. It’s like walking down the street with the feeling that the buildings are shaking and may come down at any minute. That lasted over two years. Prior to that it was all Grrrr at the fact that Nixon had been elected, that crook….

    • cmd resistor

      I was too young to get freaked over Nixon but what you describe reminds me of how I felt waiting for the train to go home on 9/11.

  • canes_pugnaces

    I am unsure (as in seriously fucking confused) why there is any debate about what just happened here: a soft coup by the executive. And, by equal measure, I do not understand why there isn’t a unified voice from every paper in the US, every media outlet, every politician that impeachment must begin.

    Just kidding. It’s the all new, improved America under POT (Party of Trump).

  • arglebargle

    Rod ‘J’ Rosenstein
    Donald ‘J’ Trump

    Cooincidence?

    • TJ Barke

      Just use b, you don’t need to spell out bold.

      • arglebargle

        thanks – I’m a technological dinosaur.

        At least i figured out the strike

    • Meanie-meanie, tickle a person

      Watch me pull an Impeachment outta my hat, Rocky!

    • proudgrampa

      IT’S THE “J” CABAL!!!!!

      WAKE UP, SHEEPLE!!!!

  • Thaumaturgist

    Yes. Rosenstein did Bork himself. But when detailed to come up with a reason to fire Comey, he selected a reason so improbable that no one can doubt the real reason.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      False flag? Dog whistle? Coded message? Long game? Eleventh-dimensional chess? Wheels within wheels? Rothschilds? Bilderburg? Illuminati? Cenobites?

      • LesBontemps

        You left out the obvious — lizard people.

        • Nine

          Hey! Leave us out of this, OK?

          mmm, tasty mealworms over here…

    • cmd resistor

      Just killed me to hear KellyAnn blabbing this morning about how he just got that new job and took it upon himself to do this. Guy probably doesn’t even have a stapler on his desk yet.

  • Chadwells

    I’m waiting to see what theses evil fuckers are doing while everyone is trying to figure out the Comey firing. This is their idiot game…bait and switch.

    • Vagenda of Rebel Scum

      There was that subpoena for Trumps financial information. But I’m not sure there any “there”. I think he’s flailing, trying desperately to make this all go away.

      • puredog

        It is pretty to think so.

    • shivaskeeper

      This one is a pretty big bait and switch though.

      • Chadwells

        Exactly….so whatever they are up to is equally fucked up. I could be wrong….waiting to see.

  • Crystalclear12

    The Republican party needs to accept that Trump just took a dump too big to flush.

    • Bub, Zombie of the Resistance

      They’re like a hapless homeowner looking at the hopelessly clogged toilet in the guest room who shrugs, closes the door and walks away, hoping it will go down on its own.

      • Vagenda of Rebel Scum

        Until the sewage starts trickling under the door and down the hallway. This is not going away.

    • proudgrampa

      Trump Takes Dump!

    • Mondoshawan

      Ahem, maybe not TOOK, but rather IS?

  • OrdinaryJoe

    Rod shafts Comey !

    • Cousin Itt de La Résistance

      Pics or GTFO.

  • Cousin Itt de La Résistance

    Thank you, Five Dollar. This was essentially Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse’s interpretation last night on Rachel’s show. He and you, are exactly correct. This is stupidity times incompetence raised to the dishonest power.

  • proudgrampa

    I find it interesting that the Russian Ambassador is visiting the White House today.

    • Lance Thrustwell

      {strokes chin, draws on pipe}

    • Toomush_Inferesistance

      That’s an interesting use of the word “interesting”….

    • Sew Imperfect

      He is such an incredible moron! The rumors about his brain melting from dementia are probably true. Any knucklehead would know the optics of this look really freaking bad. Most of us know his loyalty is to Russia, but this looks bad to the average Joe too. Moron.

    • Paul Dietzel

      ” Sir, you can’t let him in here. He’ll see everything. He’ll see the big board! “

    • Manhattan123

      He’s just checking out the field office. Executives do it all the time, No biggie.

    • puredog

      I had occasion to drive from Portland to Eugene and back yesterday (Wednesday), two hours each way, listening to various iterations of NPR the whole way. While I heard many references to Trump’s meeting with Latvov (sp?), NOT ONE of them mentioned that, according to the Steele dossier, Latvov was in charge of the Russian hacking of the 2016 election. I guess that’s not one of the facts in the dossier that has been confirmed. Yes? No?

      • proudgrampa

        That’s a good question. May be one of the “sensitive” matters that Clapper mentioned the other day…

  • MynameisBlarney
    • proudgrampa

      I still think he and Elmer Fudd were separated at birth.

    • muddie mae suggins

      He’s the evil Keebler elf in charge of the cracker factory.

    • Ghenghis McCann

      But, but…, he must be a good guy, he’s wearing a white hat.

    • Erala Contratista

      Ayup.

  • Scooby

    The timing is obvious Trump just found out about the investigation on Fox & Friends.

  • Sew Imperfect

    He’s going down on RICO charges peeps! Follow @truefactsstated @louisemensch @20committee for more info. NYAG Eric Schneidermann has him in his sights. There’s also a Grand Jury on a FARA case & subpoenas have been issued, which may have been his trigger. The rumor is that Trump told Comey to get rid of the grand juries or he’d fire him. Comey said “Fire me then!” He didn’t actually believe Trump would do it though. He reportedly thought his firing was a joke when he saw it on TV. By not doing it in person while Comey was out of town at an FBI event, he designed it for maximum humiliation.

    I can’t wait for the tweet ranting about “subpenis.” 😂

    • proudgrampa

      You can’t make this stuff up.

    • cmd resistor

      I do hope Comey makes some public statements to the extent he can.

    • Shibusa

      I check in daily with @truefactsstated @louisemensch @20committee. But I worry that I’m seeing only what I want to see. I worry more than Trump & Co will get away with all of it. :-(

    • Claire

      Yeah, I don’t know about the people you named. They were pushing so hard for everyone to believe that Comey is a True Patriot Who Can Do No Wrong and if you were anti-Comey it mean that you were totes spreading Russian propaganda that it really got kind of weird and suspicious. I don’t need Putin to tell me that Comey behaved completely inappropriately and threw the election to Trump; I saw it happen with my own eyes, in real time. Regardless of how necessary he was to the investigation, their relentless whitewashing reduced their credibility from “Believable” to “Show me the money” for me.

  • DensityDestiny

    FDF, thank you for being are here. Panicking last night, I kept thinking “I need FDF to calmly explain this before I drown my sorrows in a tub of coconut gelato!”

    • Fivedollarfeminist

      Aww, thanks, DD!

  • TundraGrifter

    You can stick a fork in the Trump Administration.

    It’s Done.

    • Ghenghis McCann

      How long did it take for corruption and nepotism to destroy the Roman Empire? Centuries. The Trump administration? Days.

      • C4TWOMAN

        They didn’t have the Internet.

    • Ricky Gay

      Right now I am just poking it like a questionable piece of lettuce.

  • Politiquacks

    Republicans spent FOUR YEARS on Benghazi investigations, so I think we can justify keeping this going for at least Trump’s first (ONLY, OH PLEASE GOD) term.

  • DensityDestiny

    Ugh, there are two narratives here and I can’t untangle them. If Trump is himself innocent but surrounded by Russian agents, tired of Comey investigating everyone else and causing trouble, and miscalculated about the blow back re: the firing, how the hell did no one in his cadre stop him? If he is terrified because he IS guilty of collusion, and desperate to make the investigation go away, and felt forced to get rid of Comey to try to derail the investigation…how the hell did no one in his cadre stop him? Ok those both end the same way but start differently. Ugh.

    • Shibusa

      Trump is not innocent. No way, no how. My suspicion is that he has been laundering money for the Russians and/or owes them huge sums he needed to prop up his “empire”.

      • DensityDestiny

        Ok, on the surface, I’m with “guilty” too. But someone who was guilty should have seen that firing Comey was THE worst possible move. I can believe Trump is dumb enough to make that mistake, but not everyone around him???

        • Bub, Zombie of the Resistance

          The problem is, they can’t stop him from doing stupid shit. Hell, they can’t even take his fucking phone away from him.

          • DensityDestiny

            That’s true. But he’s going to get them all sent to prison, I’d think they would try harder. Thanks for reminding me not to ascribe too much logic to Trump world.

          • Claire

            Look at the shit they’ve gotten away with so far. They stole the election. They stole a Supreme Court seat. The Trump Grifting Machine is operating right out of the White House, in full view of the entire world, without a breath of consequence. They get nothing but support from congressional Republicans. It would take stronger minds than any likely to attach themselves to the Trump train wreck to avoid thinking they can do whatever they damn please at this point because they’re untouchable.

        • Shibusa

          He’s in a reality-free bubble of his own making. Evan Osnos (The New Yorker) wrote last week that Christopher Ruddy, the C.E.O. of Newsmax/Trump pal and media mouthpiece, said that some of Trump’s staffers are ‘unwilling to give him news that will upset him’. He said: “I don’t think he realizes how fully intimidating he is to many people…I already sense that a lot of people don’t want to give him bad news about things. I’ve already been approached by several people that’ll say, ‘He’s got to hear this. Could you tell him?’ ” It’s not a big reach to see that people tell him what he wants to hear. Maybe he figured Democrats hate Comey too so everybody will just cheer the firing wildly and see Trump as the great man and visionary leader that America has been waiting for the past 240 years.

        • Erala Contratista

          If they are scared of the guy, other consequences seem minor.

      • Bub, Zombie of the Resistance

        I think that’s it. he knows that sooner or later the investigations are going to turn up evidence of how badly he is compromised by his financial ties to Russia, and he’s flailing around in a blind panic trying to stop them.

      • Jeffery Campbell

        THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! !! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!! THIS!!!!

      • chicken thief

        But what if he didn’t mean to or it was just an accounting error made by a bookkeeper? You know, like how he mistakenly paid the Bondi bribe donation out of his charity?

      • Erala Contratista

        Not to mention the chunk o’change he owes Germany.

  • House0fTheBlueLights

    Your mouth to Chthulhu’s ear.

  • Carpe Vagenda

    Wow, Gonzalez? Really? After Comey cockblocked him on Ashcroft, I would have thought he’d be delighted to see him get his ass kicked.

    • shivaskeeper

      Personal isn’t the same as professional.

      • Carpe Vagenda

        and neither is Gonzalez.

        • shivaskeeper

          True.

    • Meanie-meanie, tickle a person

      Bear in mind though, when this is all over with, and Trump is finally a private citizen again–with or without a Federal Prisoner ID#–The GOP will forever maintain he was a Democrat all along.

  • brittany

    Oh yes, they really should drop the treason and collusion investigation already. It’s not nearly important enough to drag out for more than a year, like say, the authenticity of a birth certificate.

    • Bobathonic

      Or a few tragic deaths overseas.

      • House0fTheBlueLights

        The double standard is truly appalling.

  • Manhattan123

    Everyone and everything that comes in contact with Trump is fouled.

  • WiscoJoe

    Prediction: A few months from now Trump will fire Rosenstein, using the improper firing of Comey as justification.

    • dlemex

      I must say, if Rosenstein did appoint a special prosecutor after Comey resisted it for all these months, it would really be a fine result. If Rod really wants the FBI to stop being political, it would be the best action. Imagine Cheetos tweets about Rod being in over his head…

      • WiscoJoe

        That’s exactly what will happen. Rosenstein will start the process of appointing a special prosecutor (or advancing the Russia investigation in some way), Trump will freak out and fire him. Then Trump will claim that the Democrats were so upset about the improper firing of Comey which is why Rosenstein has to be fired. The pathology is predictable.

  • Lefty Wright

    I hate to be a contrarian, but firing people investigating you, or getting too close to uncovering distasteful facts about your policies or friends IS a Republican tradition, with some minor forays by the Democrats. Starting, of course, with Nixon. Replacing US Attorneys because they are getting too close to, or have actually uncovered criminal activity that puts your policies or supporters in a bad light are well known. As are firings because the attorneys are not uncovering or prosecuting things you think, often incorrectly, are extensive criminal actions.

    • chicken thief

      I think suggesting that “both sides do it” while Trump, surrounded by all the people around him with known Russian ties, firing everyone he can that mentions “Russia” falls into the category of things generally referred to as a “false equivalence”.

      • Ducksworthy

        Or the early stages of doublethink.

  • Going on for a year??? They STILL talking about Benghazi?

    • Ducksworthy

      Ben who? Oh that guy. Right.

  • Anna Rompage

    They say not to judge a book by its cover… But what if we did in the case of Rod…

    By the way, are their any decent guys out their named Rod, because I don’t know about you, but everyone of them that I met was a total dick, but that’s another story…

    Anyways, forgive me, I digressed, back to judging this book by its cover…

    Take a look at Rod, and what do you see? A smart, nerdy, kind of homely, nice guy who the women out there see as a brotherly guy, and certainly not the Alpha male stud they want not be with… Years of being treated as the “friend” by the women Rod thought he should be with obviously took a toll on this man’s self confidence and ego. But alas, along came the boisterous Pussy Grabber in Cheif, who talked a fine game (gag), and made poor old Rod feel like he was one of the boys, all while he was just conveniently being played by a self absorbed narcissist.

    Now you and I are sitting back here saying, “Rod Buddy, WTF? How can a nice smart, supposedly decent guy fall for the empty platitudes that the Cheeto Hued Petulant Man Child has bestowed upon you… You’re being used, and will be thrown away once your belligerent, self absorbed, narcissistic mentor gets what he wants from you”.

    But here’s the rub, some of the meek, mild, people who lack a sense of self confidence in this world can be easily swayed by the empty platitudes from narcissists. These manipulative words boosts the victims self confidence and make often times, makes them feel like on of the KKKool kids.

    This is why the geeky guy living in his mom’s basement sucks up to the MRA Red Pill psychopaths… It’s why fervent religious folks feel their way is the only right way. It’s why so many decent & good people work for evil corporations…. There’s usually a sociopathic leader there, who is manipulating these folks to do evil deeds, by both instilling a culture of fear among the ranks, and making them feel like they’re part of the cool kid click if they play along…

    • Grumpy Twat

      One man’s rod is another man’s dick. No, hang on…

    • C4TWOMAN

      This is, in a nutshell, what I recently learned happened to Goebbels. He had a falling out with Hitler in early days over blaming bankers and Jews. But then a friend helped them patch things up over a lager and the rest is history.

  • Beanz&Berryz

    I know a few more things now. Thanks again 5$F.

  • ken_kukec

    “… I greatly appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation …”

    Tell me about the rabbits, ̶ ̶G̶e̶o̶r̶g̶e̶ ̶ James

  • Jeffery Campbell
    • cheetojeebus

      I hope the trail has hand rails!

    • Parakeetist

      Take one Damitall and nap.

      • Poorly Behaved Pérsistanista

        Ha ha, we call it Damnitall around here, too.

      • Jeffery Campbell

        Is that the generic for Fuckitall?

  • Bitter Scribe

    Now the Republican line is, “Hey, the Democrats wanted to get rid of Comey during the election, and now we’re giving them what they want.” The cynicism is breathtaking.

  • arensb

    ‘My gosh, Tucker, when are they gonna let that go?’

    Oddly enough, I’ve caught myself thinking that about Hillary Clinton’s email server. And Benghazi. And Barack Obama’s birth certificate. And Whitewater.
    In fact, why don’t we ask these nice patriots over here, with the Confederate flag on the back of their truck, when it’s time to just let an issue drop?

    • IdRatherBeDancing

      Oh Jesus — they have not Jimmy Carter go — the shelf life is long with the elephants.

      • GunToting[Redacted]

        Jane Fonda would like a word.

  • Zippy W Pinhead

    Now Donnie is meeting with Kissinger? The Nixon parallels continue to grow…

    • montymarket

      Then he had the Russians over for some private convo regarding his kompramat…T begged them to let him stay prez rather than out him on his kompramat…it’s more than pee-hookers…they have the goods on him and he knows it.

  • IdRatherBeDancing

    Trump has reverse Midas touch — everything he touches turns in a flaming five-alarm inferno of shit.

  • Owen Marshall

    Is this The Huffington Post? Or one of those other predictable Crock O’ Sht Liberal Internet Rags that nobody gives any credibility to. lol

    • Jeff Ackerman

      Trolling is an art, obviously you have no talent for it. Try Trump University for classes. Come back when you get your diploma.

    • chicken thief

      I suspect that if this site was the Huffington Post it would have a banner at the top that said “The Huffington Post”.

      • GHERKINS OF RESTIVENESS!

        Butt! Mabeey his internets tubes got plurged up with Pizzagate Porn. lol

    • Parakeetist

      Hi, troll. Bye, troll.

    • Mavenmaven

      This loser thought he was reading Breitbart till he realized he didn’t understand all the words.

      • Pisto75666

        Needs more pictures!

    • GHERKINS OF RESTIVENESS!

      There’s a rule in grammar that says you shouldn’t end a sentence with a preposition.

      This is just one of many things that you’re not doing correctly.

      You might keep this in mind when you go through life, when people suggest you’re making an ass out of yourself. It’s possible they might know things!

  • Owen Marshall

    The Wonky home of the resistance. That’s a good one. lol You 10 or 11 followers just keep on donating. But you’ll have to learn to live with the fact that Democrats won’t be taken seriously by enough voters again for a long long long time. Probably Never. A Long Time. lol

    • alwayspunkindrublic

      Why can’t you wingnut motherfuckers ever learn to spell or punctuate?

      • MizzMazz

        They didn’t school too good. At least Jethro could cipher and all that.

      • Ω cynmac will never surrender

        Homeskool.

      • Ducksworthy

        English is hard for some Russians.

    • An Outhouse for the Resistance

      Sorry to hear about your brain injury. AT least you managed to figure out the power button on that computer thingy.

      • Ω cynmac will never surrender

        Nah man. This was spoken into his smartphone. The phone is smart, not the user.

    • GHERKINS OF RESTIVENESS!

      What magical procedure did you do to when making your wish, up there?

      Did you press your hands together and implore skydaddy, promising to abuse yourself less? Did you throw some salt from your potato chips that were crumbled all over your sweatpants over your shoulder?

      Anyway, I’m sure it’ll come true, because you’re so honest with yourself about things.

      At least you got an upvote, from yourself, out of it.

    • SeeTrain65

      Turd pile from NewsBusters sez whut?

      • Ducksworthy

        Could also be from Sputnik News. Which would make him not a traitor.

    • Jan Hutchinson

      You seem nice.

  • Occam’s 8 ball

    I never saw Tuck’s serious journo face before. LOVE IT!

    • Bebecca

      things aren’t going well for the republicans maybe?

    • Me not sure

      That face is saying “I know that I’m full of shit, but this bitch makes me look like a piker.”

    • Ω cynmac will never surrender

      You should see it when Jon Stewart pwned Fucker on Crossfire. There was nothing left and they canceled the show after this.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFQFB5YpDZE

      • Pisto75666

        Gets better every time I watch. (and as an aside, I don’t know Fucker Carlson ever expected to be taken seriously by anybody. IMO, anyone who uses the phrase ‘buttboy’ in refence to an interviewer or journalist, shouldn’t be taken seriously. EVER.)

        • Ducksworthy

          He’s trying to be the upscale version of Milo.

          • Pisto75666

            He needs higher aspirations.

          • ryp

            Perhaps he knows his limitations.

          • Pisto75666

            Which is a positive move. Most people don’t.

        • ExecutorElassus

          His one bit of partial redemption was his speechless horror when W. openly mocked the desperate pleas of a condemned woman (Karla Faye Tucker, whom he sent to death as Governor of Texas) in an interview for Talk Magazine in 1999.
          That was the last, though. He’s been a shameless, soulless bootlicking toady ever since.

          • Pisto75666

            I’d forgotten about that. A soulless people with a moment of empathy; call it a flaw in the design.

  • Bebecca

    Hey Rosenstein, attorneys during Watergate resigned rather than do things that made them look unscrupulous.

    • Ω cynmac will never surrender

      Except Robert Bork. The Bork SCOTUS hearing was amazing, mainly because he couldn’t seem to understand why he was poison. It’s a toss-up whether Bork’s hearing or Thomas’ hearing were the worst. I guess Thomas because he actually was seated.

      • Ducksworthy

        Despite the pubic hair in his Coke. Lest we forget what we had to get over to get to this sad point.

    • SineDie

      That’s what puzzles me. He could have resigned and been famous for resigning. With his resume, he could have landed quite nicely with a law firm in Washington or Baltimore. Proves again that Trump corrupts everything and everyone he touches.

      • Coco J. Harris

        Maybe “they” threaten the families and loved ones of those who won’t go along with all this bullshit. I’d almost prefer that to believing they’re stupid enough to support him willingly.

        • SineDie

          And today we have the blackmailer in chief threatening Comey with disclosure of tapes Trump supposedly made himself. This is the way this guy operates.

          Blackmail is a felony, even if you are the president. It’s also a RICO felony under federal law.

          High crimes and misdemeanors? You betcha.

  • chicken thief

    I’m surprised that The Donald, Kellyanne, or Bush Spice haven’t laid the blame for Comey’s firing directly on Obama yet. Or have they and I missed it?

    • Me not sure

      It’ll go something like “If Obama hadn’t hired him we wouldn’t have had to fire him.”

      • chicken thief

        I was thinking “because lazy feckless Obama didn’t fire him, Donald The Action Taker had to” or something like that. Either will work for them with his base.

    • alwayspunkindrublic

      As soon as they’re done blaming him for Mike Flynn.

    • Poorly Behaved Pérsistanista

      It’s Hillary’s fault. If she hadn’t had that email set-up Comey would not have been forced to say stupid things about it.

  • Oblios_Cap

    “‘My gosh, Tucker, when are they gonna let that go?’ It’s been going on for nearly a year. Frankly, it’s kinda getting absurd. There’s nothing there.”

    Yeah. It’s not like it’s investigating Benghazi or something.

    • Mavenmaven

      She must be used to saying that growing up Huckabee.

      • lynchie

        Yeah she always said, “are you going to kill all the dogs in the neighbourhood.”

        • Mehmeisterjr

          Naw, honeychile. Only the diseased, defenseless ones. It’s only good fun when they’re defenseless.

    • redarmyzombie

      Or, y’know, birth certificates.

    • Ducksworthy

      But Emails are now involved so this could be investigated by the Permanent Committee on Her Emails. If they wanted.

  • Mavenmaven

    I guess Jared promised him a SCOTUS nomination if he did this.

    • Sakonyachen

      Which makes sense in a weird way. This administration will take so many people down with it, by the time they are finished, Jared may be the only one left. He will be POTUS at some point and may get to nominate someone.

      • Mehmeisterjr

        Jared is a busy guy.

        He is already:

        Acting Chief of Staff

        Acting Security Advisor

        Acting Secretary of State, Homeland Security and Interior

        Acting Bag Man to the Russian Coalition and Chinese Billionaires (off the record)

        Gauleiter of North America

        Assistant Vladimir Putin cock holster

        But it is lucky that he is preoccupied.

        That gives The Donald more time for more father-daughter ass-grabbing time.

  • Chadwells

    Rod Rosenstein looks like an extra from The Untouchables.

  • Rod Rosenstein just Borked himself – worst porno ever?

    • Sakonyachen

      I may have seen worse.

  • chascates

    From WashPo:

    Last week, then-FBI Director James B. Comey requested more resources from the Justice Department for his bureau’s investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government, according to two officials with knowledge of the discussion.

    Comey, who was fired by President Trump on Tuesday, made the request in a meeting last week with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, and Senate Intelligence Committee members were briefed on the request on Monday.

  • aureolaborealis

    I thought he was too busy banging Darla behind the corndog stand to meddle in politics.

    • Ω cynmac will never surrender

      Alfalfa Libelz!!11!!1

  • cats530

    “Pencil neck geek, grit eatin’ freak,
    Scum suckin’, pea head with a lousy physique.
    He’s a one man, no gut, loosing streak.
    Nothin’ but a pencil neck geek.” – Fred Bassie

  • GHERKINS OF RESTIVENESS!

    I think Rosenstein pulled a little alt-Justice Dept Resistance move here.

    He said “Oh, you wanna fire that guy? Let’s use reasoning that you would never ever ever make, so that it is obvious that you didn’t give two wet shits about the reason, you just wanted something to cover your wide ass.

    Let’s sit back and watch this well-oiled orange dipshit’s machine run with it, sight unseen, and somehow, get his teeny dick trampled in the process? We shall do that.”

    • gratuitous

      Perhaps, but Rosenstein has also handed Trump the means and the rationale for Trump to fire Rosenstein. If Rod wants to end his career with the Department of Justice, he could just resign; being fired publicly doesn’t look good on a resume.

      • Ducksworthy

        Fired by Trump is a badge of honor.

        • With the Director of the Census quitting, one has to wonder how many people will be left come 2020.

          • Sakonyachen

            “Drain the Swamp!”

      • Keith Taylor

        And now McCabe, the Deputy Director inheriting the investigation — for the moment — is having HIS fitness questioned because his wife received funds, while running for the Senate, from McAuliffe of Virginia. At least that’s what I read just now. And OMG, people to replace HIM are now being interviewed by … Sessions and Rosenstein?
        Well that process at least should be completely above board and one about which we can all feel confident and safe.

      • Keith Taylor

        But being fired publicly by Donald Trump might. “Hmm, Trump shitcanned this person. Must have some integrity at least.”

      • @MrsRazor66

        The thing is though, we do need level headed people in the administration so there are people who actually do the right thing. I’m wondering if this was on purpose by Rosenstein. I hope. I really really hope…

    • @MrsRazor66

      You know, maybe Rosenstein pulled the biggest troll ever on Trump and ensured that this reasoning would fall apart immediately. He had to do it, or lose his job. But he did it in a way that no one could even believe that Trump remotely believed so the reasoning would crumble. It actually makes perfect fucking sense. I’m holding on to this baby tight to give me comfort that he’s not a complete minion idiot Trumpcunt…

  • susan_g

    Tucker and Sarah sittin’ in a tree, lyinggg.

    • Dave Wayne

      Tuck needs more practice on his very concerned face-it’s not working.

  • whitroth

    Pardon, I just fell in love with Tricia Bishop….

  • Begin Anew Day

    xanax and cheetos?

    Alright! I knew I was contributing to something bigger than my petty viewpoint!

  • Pinkham’s Law
    • M.E. Lawrence

      Thank you, Pinkham’s Law–good method. I have my cat for that. Also the alt-POTUS 45 Twitter feed. And Pete Souza’s Instagram account (another day, another Bamz photo). Plus “West Wing” DVD orgies.

    • Teto85

      Yah, I have cats, dogs and a foundling kitten and the runt of the very last litter of pups. And the kitten is on the desk and trying to take over the keyboard. And the puppy wants walkies. At 10:30 pm. They keep you sane by reminding you of what’s important, like time for walkies.

    • Odd Jørgensen

      All cute and snuggly, till you turn your back for 5 seconds, and they grow up to eat your face :)

  • UpstateNYObserver

    My God, does that little pissant look the part or what?

    • puredog

      Granted, he is not photogenic, but does comport himself well on camera (at least, at his hearing; at least, I used to think so).

    • lynchie

      he looks like that new kids snack……Most Punchable

  • geoffalnutt

    Yeah, I once borked myself. It was a dare. No, really!

  • Jeff Mc Donald

    “But he took the job. And a mere 14 days after being sworn in, Rosenstein’s reputation is in ruins.”
    Of course there are those who would argue that his reputation was in ruins the minute he took the job, but they are meanies! I guess someone has to stay to try to keep the lights on so the adults can try to work, but this is definitely not how to do it. A nice political firing is probably looking good to him about right now.

  • Jan Hutchinson

    Supposedly he threatened to resign when he heard Trump was saying it was Rosenstein’s idea to fire comey. Just threatened, tho.

    • sw19wilson

      He is McCaining it. Having “serious concerns” but towing the party line when push comes to shove?

      • CarolinaStewPie

        I think it’s ‘toe’ the line, like a sprinter, but maybe not. Perhaps he’s like a towboat? Much like Comey is a showboat. Ah, either way, he’s fucked.

        • sw19wilson

          Ah, you are correct. It’s “toe the (party) line”. I was mixing it up in my head/wires crossed with “kowtow”.

  • RugzYaBurnt

    So. I have a theory.

    Rosenstein is Judas-ing Comey deliberately (naaaaawwwwwtttt that Comey is a Christ-like figure in this narrative, but just go with it), and with Comey’s permission, in order to allow Trump to be the tinpot dictator he so desperately wants to be and speed up what is more and more obviously revealing itself to be a crisis far in excess of Watergate. They are doing so out of a mutual understanding that the fate of our democracy hangs in the balance. This will prove for Trump, like Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre, to be his undoing, a turning point in public distrust. Comey, for good or ill, has a multitude of loyal subjects within the intelligence community who will pool their resources to end this nightmare for good.

    At least I hope that’s what’s happening. If not; nice knowin’ ya, America.

    • anomie

      that would be a dream come true…. mind you it’s not likely, but I’ll take it and go there as a happy place in the next few days when I feel like hyperventilating.

      • RugzYaBurnt

        Here’s hopin’…it’s all we’ve got!

  • ez
  • Blutowski

    Ba fungul, Rosenstein. You knew joining the Trump administration would require you to surrender your principles, your dignity, and your ethics. You did it anyway. Hope it was worth it.

  • The only thing Rosenstein can do at this point to save his reputation is to appoint an independent prosecutor.

  • LadyLaz

    Politico is carrying a story that Rosenstein requested to speak with the senate intelligence committee. We might have found our Richardson.

  • The Other Tim

    “It’s been going on for nearly a year.”

    The Benghazi Standard.

  • r m reddicks

    This should bring the rw idiots out.

    • r m reddicks

      Holy crap! They’ve given up?

  • You know, when that corrupt bastard, Alberto Gonzales – thinks you might have stepped on your dick … lmfao

  • Debmcd

    Things have really gone off the rails when people from George W. Bush’s Administration are telling you that you really screwed the pooch. Because they ought to know. There are a lot of screwed pooches from the Bush era.

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