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Snake Oil On Empty

snakeoil.jpgIn response to the Atrios bit on Rove’s empty idiocy, Rayne had this excellent observation:

Heh. Remember the slides White House aide Scott Jennings provided to Lurita “Cookies” Doan at the GSA for one of those so-called “informative” sessions on how the GSA could help “our” Republican candidates in 2006?

The slide show conveyed the same gist that Rove is still selling today; the presentation showed that in districts where the Republican member of Congress was dogged by scandal, the voters moved for Dems. And Rover is STILL pushing this line across the party, even after we’ve all of us seen it during hearings before the House…

In other words, Rove’s got NOTHING. He’s trying to sell his own party and he’s not doing it. He can’t deliver.

Worse, we know from the Abramoff scandal that there were at least 60 members of Congress implicated; what happens if we impeach Gonzo, actually press for more and deeper investigations into the Abramoff connections, and we find those 60 members??

There won’t be any Republican left who can run from the corruption of the Beltway, because they are the corruption.

There is no daylight between the Republican Party and the Culture of Corruption, and it’s about time that real conservatives snapped out of their somnambulistic torpor, wiped up the mess and started over.

Snake oil on empty. Pass the quail wings.

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Christy Hardin Smith

Christy Hardin Smith

Christy is a "recovering" attorney, who earned her undergraduate degree at Smith College, in American Studies and Government, concentrating in American Foreign Policy. She then went on to graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania in the field of political science and international relations/security studies, before attending law school at the College of Law at West Virginia University, where she was Associate Editor of the Law Review. Christy was a partner in her own firm for several years, where she practiced in a number of areas including criminal defense, child abuse and neglect representation, domestic law, civil litigation, and she was an attorney for a small municipality, before switching hats to become a state prosecutor. Christy has extensive trial experience, and has worked for years both in and out of the court system to improve the lives of at risk children.

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