And So It Begins
by vanmojo, Tue Dec 13, 2005 at 02:31:18 PM EST
The story in its entirety is running at The San Jose Mercury News of all places. That's where Comrade Joshua's TPM, at least, links to. Look for this to be Page a2 political news at papers across the nation tomorrow morning.
This is really bad -- no, no I mean bad-- news for the GOP money elite and the K-Street Project alumni. It is the convergence that my friends and I have been thinking might happen when the various indictments, investigations and grand juries start bumping into one another...
All it will take is a few key gatekeepers to feel the branch creek and this whole thing comes down like a house of cards.
You toss in a bunch of career prosecutors exiled to the DOJ Public Integrity section looking for payaback, mix that with a federal judiciary filled with career district judges who will gleefully reassert the respect for authority that they feel has been sadly missing from administration officials and other GOP types in the past few years, and we've got a ball game.
No, these thugs and grifters will get no love when they stand tall in front of The Man.
So perhaps, even now, there is a race underway to see who gets their lawyer down to the U.S. Attorney's office before the muzak stops.
No one's under-sub-assistant-aide-du-jour wants to be the guy who does 36 months at Danbury and loses his bar card because his Yoda decided to get greedy and stoopid.
Every criminal enterprise eventually spawns a rat...
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