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Rove Watch: Andy Card Takes Karl To The Woodshed

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Welcome to Rove Watch- your place for all the news and comments you want on the man alternately known as Bush's Brain, Boy Genius, and Turd Blossum. You can check out all HuffPost's news and opinion on Rove here, but keep reading for highlights.

Andy Card appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and completely discredited Rove's argument that Congress pushed the Bush administration into war with Iraq.

Senate chairman Leahy ruled illegal the president's executive privilege claims illegal that protected Karl Rove

Read Arianna's blog "Karl Rove's Shameless, Remorseless, Soulless Attempt to Rewrite History"

I went on Countdown last night to talk about what Keith Olbermann called Karl Rove's "attack on history."

During an interview with Charlie Rose, the erstwhile Boy Genius pulled out his bucket of whitewash and audaciously claimed that "one of the untold stories" about the war in Iraq is that the Bush administration had been "opposed' to Congress holding the vote authorizing the president to use military force in Iraq just a few weeks prior to the 2002 elections because "we thought it made it too political."

See Arianna's appearance on Countdown talking about Rove.

Charlie Rose had a sitdown with Rove, talked about his work and what he thought about the effectiveness of his policies.

Paul Abrams wrote a blog detailing Rove's Charlie Rose appearance:

You are not going to believe this, well, actually you will... According to Karl Rove (on Charlie Rose), the Bush Administration did not want Congress to vote on the Iraq War resolution in the fall of 2002, because they thought it should not be done within the context of an election. Rove, you see, did not think the war vote should be "political".

Moreover, according to Rove, that "premature vote" led to many of the problems that cropped up in the Iraq War. Had Congress not pushed, he says, Bush could have spent more time assembling a coalition, and provided more time to the inspectors.

Flashback:
Take Paul Slansky's Karl Rove Quiz

Read Laurie David and Sheryl Crow's blog about confronting Rove at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Watch "MC Rove" dance at the dinner.