Sunday, January 17, 2016
The White House - always the cheerleader for exhilarating transparency - refuses to comment on the matter. Even the Washington Post must guess a bit. American media are searching the pages and services of foreign media for information. No one is condemning the silence, the stone walling, the ...
It is hard not to think back on January 23, 2009, when Keith Olbermann and Watergate convictee John Dean were in a lather, wondering about the possibility of double secret preemptive pardons from George W. Bush. Where are the voices of such knuckleheads now? Silence. Deafening.
"Could he have pardoned more people than we know?" Olbermann asked Dean, as though he were on the verge of passing out.
Dean: he "might have, indeed" ... "could have done it."
With one last gasping breath, Olbermann offered, "We'll go looking for secret pardons later in the week, I suppose."
[Cue look of disgust]
See post here.