Purgegate Primer: Supplimental Reading

Alberto Gonzales testifies before Congress tomorrow. Oh my goodness, I’m giddy as a schoolgirl. That crescendo of rumbling you hear is a train wreck a-comin’.

If you’d like to get up to speed before the spectacle, I would refer you to my The Purgegate Primer.

The latest twist in the tale, revealed after I wrote my cheatsheet, is that the Justice Department has been stacked with graduates from the “tier-four” (i.e., “pisspoor”) legal school founded by religious-right zealot Pat Robertson. Read all about it here, or have it explained to you by Bill Maher there (video). Expect Gonzales to field a few questions about that.

Also, a group of longtime conservatives called for his resignation earlier today. (That is, they made their request earlier today–they are not requesting that he travel back in time and resign four hours ago.)

Spider-Man 3 will hafta be pretty goddamned good to beat this.

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