What they need is a way to fit the scandal into the right-wing talking points, so their ideological worldview can stay intact. Exhibit A, by way of Michelle Malkin.
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Apparently, Tom DeLay's criminal indictment, his resignation from the House, and his multiple admonishments from the House Ethics Committee, weren't enough to keep CNN from putting him on the payroll.
The right does something offensive, the left gets frustrated when there are no consequences, time elapses, and the right, annoyed by lingering resentment, tells the left to "get over it."
What did make the Bush gang think they could a) politicize U.S. Attorneys' offices; b) fire those who failed to play ball; and c) lie about it?
There's a certain reality that even the closest political observers sometimes forget: Bush doesn't care about traditional norms.
By Perino's logic, most Americans are outside the American mainstream, which if these words have any meaning, doesn't make a lot of sense.
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