The stench | Arkansas Blog

Sunday, March 4, 2007

The stench

Posted By on Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 8:27 PM

Pardon our obsession. But when partisan politics and corruption figure in how a White House conducts the Justice Department -- through U.S. attorneys -- it's important. Now a New Mexico Republican senator admits he'd been meddling in a politically tinged case there. Easy solution. Follow the practice of the last century. Send the nominees through the Senate confirmation process. Let them answer questions. Or do Tim Griffin, Karl Rove's political operative in LR, and and the rest of the Bush Administration's so-called Justice Department no longer answer to the checks-and-balance system that has applied to everyone else?

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (15)

Showing 1-15 of 15

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-15 of 15

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Kenneth Starr: A comment from Betsey Wright

    Betsey Wright, former President Bill Clinton's chief of staff when he was Arkansas governor, responds bitterly to a New York Times article today quoting Whitewater Prosecutor Kenneth Starr's warm words about Clinton. She can't forget the lives Starr ruined in Arkansas.
    • May 24, 2016
  • Police identify two women found fatally shot on Chicot Road

    Little Rock police have identified two women found dead of gunshot wounds in an SUV parked next to a vacant trailer in a mobile home park at 11500 Chicot Road.
    • May 16, 2017
  • John Goodson and others add lawyers for hearing on forum shopping

    Lawyers facing federal court sanctions for forum shopping a class action insurance case have brought in new legal guns from out of state to fight potential sanctions.
    • May 26, 2016

Most Shared

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation