Post-partisan Ass-covering

Paul Krugman wades into the ongoing debate over whether Obama should look back or move forward with regards to extra-legal activities on the part of the outgoing administration: Last Sunday President-elect Barack Obama was asked whether he would seek an investigation of possible crimes by the Bush...

“It was like pheasant season in South Dakota. If it moved, you shot it.”

Apologies for getting to this a bit late: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5r1X_G7cWak] More from ProPublica’s A.C. Thompson here, here and here. Also blogging on this: Womanist Musings Jack and Jill Politics All About Race Vivir Latino Think Progress Slant Truth First Draft Prometheus 6...

Rove’s Subpoena Two-Step

Remember kids, to us mortals a Congressional subpoena, or any subpoena for that matter, isn’t something we can ignore. The choices are simple and there are really only three of them: Show up and behave, no trouble no foul. Submit a motion to quash, forcing the issuing party to show just cause why you...

Pakistan Update: “This Grotesque Feudal Charade”

The Election Commission has postponed general elections, originally scheduled for January the 8th. Elections are now scheduled to be held on February the 18th, much to the chagrin of opposition leaders: “It is risky,” said one Western diplomat, who would speak only anonymously, following diplomatic...