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Thursday, August 18, 2005

Pimpin' For the DNC

Mark my words. He will leave office the most unpopular president in history. The junta has done too much wreckage. - Gore Vidal

Brian Linse made the comment yesterday that fifty years from now, when the young nurses come to light our cigars for us (because they won't let you have matches in the home, you know) they are going to walk away muttering "how could they have let it happen?"

Well here's your chance to bear witness to the fact that you did not go quietly. On Monday the DNC will file a Freedom of Information Act request for documents pertaining to John Roberts' work as a political appointee under the first Bush administration that the White House has so far refused to turn over to the Senators who have asked for them. The request will come from Howard Dean and anyone who wishes to put their name to it. You can read the formal request and add your name here:

I gotta say, adding my name to that gave me a bit of a thrill. Kinda like firing up a stolen Marlboro in 7th grade.

(Thanks to Dan W. for the nifty graphic)