So, Alberto Gonzales has resigned, and the nation issues a collective sigh. I mean, shouldn’t people be celebrating? Throwing parties? High-fiving? At the very least… shouldn’t I?
But, just like when Karl Rove resigned, I -like the rest of America – just didn’t feel like it mattered anymore… The damage is done, so who cares at this point? I wish I could muster up something, but as of now, I’ve got nothing.
Edwards was the first to respond. He always seems to be first, which I truly think is something to consider… I went over to Hillary’s website, and as of 9:31am EST, no statement on her website yet. Boo.
On Hotline’s Wake-Up Call (my fav early-morning read on all things political), they said this:
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-lighted) said Gonzales had done “the right thing” by stepping down (release). John Edwards said: “Better late than never” (release).
D-lighted… LOVE it!
What do y’all think? Will this really change anything? Discuss.
UPDATE: Can Bush make a recess appointment? Didn’t he make a deal with Sen. Reid not to do so? And if so – do we actually think he’ll keep said deal? This makes my tummy hurt.
UPDATE 2: Ok, here’s Hillary’s statement:
This resignation is long overdue, and so is the appointment of an Attorney
General who will put the rule of law and our Constitution above partisan
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