Monday :: Aug 13, 2007

Karl Rove Resigns


by Mary

As reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed by the White House, Karl Rove will be leaving the White House at the end of the month. Josh Marshall asks what is his real reason, because it is never innocent with this gang.

Of course, if there's more to this resignation, it's not necessarily that easy to narrow down the list of possibilities since Rove is connected to pretty much every instance of high-level wrongdoing. And then there's the extra added wrinkle that if anything the White House's ability to keep Rove off the witness stand is decreased, if only marginally, by his leaving the White House. With the recent news of cutbacks on funding of human intelligence in the intel budget, there's the possibility that there were no more CIA agents whose cover could be blown and he decided to move on to greener pastures.

So what do you think? Why now?

My question is: will he get to keep his security clearance? And how will we know?

Mary :: 9:55 AM :: Comments (4) :: Spotlight :: Digg It!